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NCSEHE Equity Insights: New developments in higher education

In the September issue of NCSEHE Equity Insights eNews, the NCSEHE welcomes new Advisory Board members, Professor Marcia Devlin and Emeritus Professor Lesley Parker, as well as our 2019/20 Equity Fellows, Dr Nicole Crawford and Dr Katelyn Barney.

We congratulate the four successful research teams awarded large-scale projects to improve access to information about higher education study options, pathways, and careers for disadvantaged students and those who influence them.

You can reserve your spot at an upcoming NCSEHE seminar with Visiting Professorial Fellow Professor Sally Kift, and read a host of new NCSEHE-funded research on student equity in higher education.

Featured in this issue:

  • New reports from the NCSEHE Research Grants Program:
    • Beyond graduation: Long-term socioeconomic outcomes amongst equity students, led by Dr Wojtek Tomaszewski (University of Queensland)
    • Shifts in space and self: Moving from community to university, led by Professor Sarah O’Shea (University of Wollongong)
    • Structural inequality in higher education: Creating institutional cultures that enable all students, led by Dr Ryan Naylor (La Trobe University)
    • Community influence on university aspirations: Does it take a village…?, led by Laureate Professor Jenny Gore (University of Newcastle, Australia)
    • Success and failure in higher education on uneven playing fields, led by Associate Professor Bernadette Walker-Gibbs (Deakin University)
  • Four major research projects commissioned by the NCSEHE to guide disadvantaged students through careers pathways
  • Seminar with Professor Sally Kift: Wrangling next-gen higher education excellence
  • Targeted Fellowships address fundamental issues for student equity: NCSEHE 2019/20 Equity Fellows Dr Nicole Crawford and Dr Katelyn Barney
  • Prestigious Advisory Board members Professor Marcia Devlin and Emeritus Professor Lesley Parker join the NCSEHE
  • Dr Cathy Stone — Online learning in Australian higher education: Opportunities, challenges and transformations
  • Webinar: NCSEHE Research Fellow Maria Raciti
  • New University of Tasmania resource: Good practice in online teacher education
  • And more national and international news, research, resources and events from the NCSEHE and our associates.

Read NCSEHE Equity Insights.

Posted 27 September 2019 Posted in Culturally and linguistically diverse, Disability, Editorial, First in Family, General, Indigenous, Low SES, Regional, rural and remote