Academic flags up the role of subject choice in closing the attainment gap

Phipps, S., featuring Iannelli, C. (2015) SecEd, 12 November 2015. [SLS]

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Pupils from poorer backgrounds in Scotland are more likely to miss out on university because of their subject choices at secondary school, researchers have found.

Children from working class families tend to drop more academic subjects, including maths, sciences and languages, earlier and this damages their chances of entering higher education, according to Professor Cristina Iannelli of Edinburgh University...

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