Education as a field of study, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, attracts students from socially diverse backgrounds at a high level relative to most other fields of study. This includes a relatively high percentage of students who have background characteristics commonly recognised as widening participation indicators.
This project aims to identify the factors which motivated graduates both with and without widening participation indicators to enter the PGDE Primary and Secondary programmes at Edinburgh University. Specifically the project aims to provide evidence through a survey of current PGDE students with regard to:
|Start date||November 2016|
|End date||April 2017|