Government will miss ‘ambitious’ 2020 higher education widening participation targets, report finds

Sean Gallup/Getty Images The Government is on course to miss its own “ambitious” targets for widening participation in higher education (HE) by 2020, according to a recent report. Independent think tank the Social Market Foundation’s (SMF) findings in Widening Participation has also highlighted “significant differences” between institutions’ intake of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. The Government has been aiming to double the proportion of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds going into HE, and also to increase the numbers of students from BME backgrounds by 20 per cent. Despite there being some progress…

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The Factor Which is Driving Rural Participation In Financial Markets

For ages, government in India craved to get user participation on the board but were not able to – owning to a wide number of reasons. One of the most detrimental reasons was cost and resources. But with the advent of smart technology things have changed, and now there is more rural participation than there was ever before. Returns: the core reason for participation For a close to decade now, there are only two avenues that have completely outsmarted all other modes of investment – stock market and the real…

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