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Governments have introduced policies to widen the participation of disadvantaged students in higher education. Widening participation policies are also introduced to ensure that higher education contributes to the social and economic benefit. Widening Higher Education Participation aims to engage academics and scholars from different countries on a wide range of topics related to widening participation of students. The book will focus on government policies, institutional structures to support disadvantaged students, and the social and economic benefits of widening participation. The book will also pay attention on inclusive models of curriculum, pedagogy, academic outcomes, and how equity aspirations could be achieved without compromising academic quality and standards. * engages prominent academics, earlier career researchers, and research students* provides a wide range of topics related to widening participation * discusses contemporary topics such as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and the extent to which it widens student participation* explores social and economic impact of widening student participation* presents untold stories of widening participation in developing countries experiencing growth in youth population

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Governments have introduced policies to widen the participation of disadvantaged students in higher education. Widening participation policies are also introduced to ensure that higher education contributes to social and economic outcomes. This book includes important insights from 23 leading scholars across 11 countries on a wide range of topics that focus on government policies, institutional structures and the social and economic impacts of widening participation. While widening participation policies and outcomes in developed countries are more widely documented, the policies, achievements, and challenges in other countries such as Brazil, China, Indonesia, South Africa and Palestine are not so widely disseminated. Therefore, the 'untold stories' of policies and outcomes of widening participation are a key part of this book. The chapters are organised according to three overarching themes, which include national and transnational studies of the history of widening participation and current policies; inclusive learning and academic outcomes; and socioeconomic structures, concepts and theories.

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