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IAU_KU_2011_Willis

  1. 1. Policies and strategies for wideningaccess and assuring success in anAustralian university Professor Sue Willis Pro Vice Chancellor )Social Inclusion) sue.willis@monash.edu.au Data prepared by Dr Lucie Joschko
  2. 2. Australia 2009: the 40/20 challenge2025: Increase to 40% the total number of youngadults (25-34 years) who have degrees (was 29%)2020: Ensure that people from the lowest SESquartile are a reasonable share (20%) ofundergraduates (was 16.3%) 2
  3. 3. Australia 2009: the national strategy Remove limits on the number of undergraduate students universities can enrol Provide extra funding for low SES enrolment Set improvement targets for each university Target student income support more fairly 3
  4. 4. Monash Directions 2025
  5. 5. Monash 2010: the “20”challenge 5
  6. 6. Monash campuses – target communities Parkville Caulfield Clayton Berwick Peninsula Gippsland 6
  7. 7. Monash 2010: the 40/20 challengeMetropolitan campuses Applications increasing Entry requirements rising High demand/high ‘tariff’ entry Growing in size Decline in low SES proportion 7
  8. 8. Monash 2010: the 40/20 challengeOuter urban and rural campuses Disadvantaged, low rate of progress to H Ed Entry requirements rising (to match metro) Low demand/high ‘tariff’ entry Decreasing in size High low SES proportion 8
  9. 9. Monash 2010: Office of PVC (Social inclusion) Strategic and operational Determine targets and strategy Coordinate and focus activity University wide approach Every stage from application to graduate outcomes Monitor outcomes 9
  10. 10. Monash 2010: the “20” challenge 16% of domestic undergraduates to be from low SES communities by 2020 Improvement across all fields, courses and campuses of the University Entry standards to remain high to assure the quality and reputation of a Monash degree 10
  11. 11. Low SES participation strategyStudents aim for higher educationUniversity offers them a placeStudents graduate with goodprospects 11
  12. 12. Low SES participation strategy – Students aim for higher education S1: Engage with schools S2: Engage with communities — schools and families — adult learners 12
  13. 13. Students aim for higher education
  14. 14. Low SES participation strategy – University offers them a place “the very best [students] should be admitted to Monash irrespective of their means and circumstances” Monash 2025: Strategic Directions 14
  15. 15. Low SES participation strategy – University offers them a placeS3: Enhance pathwaysS4: Seek talent(Based on evidence) 15
  16. 16. Achievement – Bachelors domestic students 2007-10Weighted Average Mark ATAR Monash ATAR Floor Data Source: Office of Planning and Quality, Bachelor’s Pass Admission data 16
  17. 17. First year achievement– Bachelor’s pass domestic students 2007-10 HD: 80-100 D: 70-79 C:60-69 P: 50-59 Monash ATAR Floor Data Source: Office of Planning and Quality, Bachelor’s Pass Admission data 17
  18. 18. Low SES participation strategy – University offers them a placeS3: Enhance pathwaysS4: Seek talent 18
  19. 19. Achievementcommencing undergraduates (school leavers) 2010 Data Source: Office of Planning and Quality, Bachelor’s Pass Admission data 19
  20. 20. In an expanding sector — drawing on the untapped talent in underrepresented groups protects quality. 20
  21. 21. Which students ‘take up’ the offer of a place? ? ? ?Data source: Monash University, Office of Planning and Quality, Victorian Tertiary Admission data 21
  22. 22. Low SES participation strategy– “first generation” studentsMonash connect — enrolment and return from deferment — the first year experience — retention 22
  23. 23. Low SES participation strategy – Students graduate with good prospectsS5: Optimize transition and progressS6: Produce high quality graduates 23
  24. 24. Graduate Employment– domestic bachelor graduates 2008-10 Data Source: AGS- Graduate Destination Survey Full Time Employment (2008-2010 combined data) 24
  25. 25. Graduate Salaries– domestic bachelor graduates 2008-10 Data Source: AGS- Graduate Destination Survey Full Time Employment (2008-2010 combined data) 25
  26. 26. Further Study– domestic bachelor graduates 2008-10 Data Source: AGS - Graduate Destination Survey Further Study (2008-2010 combined data) 26
  27. 27. Towards Social Inclusion 27
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