Delivering a positive outcome for STEM students– how TEF will that be?

Gillian L Knight

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As universities embrace widening participation, we are starting to observe sector-wide awarding gaps, and with student continuation within Engineering & Technology as one of the lowest in Higher Education (HE), it would appear that our current curricular is not always effective for the attainment of a diverse student body. This paper highlights the external driving forces related to the widening participation within HE and how this is influencing STEM education. It describes the current practice that has positively influenced diversity awareness and how HE can use the student voice more effectively to drive forward both institutional change and programme curricula design to ensure positive outcomes for all students.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-40
Number of pages4
JournalHigher Education Pedagogies
Issue number1
Early online date1 Mar 2021
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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