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Academic skills: enhancing BAME students’ success in higher education

Academic skills: enhancing BAME students’ success in higher education

Elliott, Helen ORCID: 0000-0002-8798-1037 (2022) Academic skills: enhancing BAME students’ success in higher education. In: Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference 2022: Teaching in the spotlight: Where next for enhancing student success?, 5th -7th July 2022, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. (Unpublished)

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The degree-awarding gap between white students and BME students indicates this is an ongoing issue (OFS, 2021). Early engagement with academic and library staff would be helpful to improve the academic skills of BME students. Group work, one to one, and online sessions help students improve their academic skills in a non-threatening environment. In addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which focuses on offering quality education, with the knowledge that 'education enables upward socioeconomic mobility' (UN.Org, 2015 ). The United Nations also addresses the goals of reducing inequalities that have been identified in 'ensuring no one is left behind'. This poster presentation will deliver the findings of a literature review that focuses on the current evidence available that enhances BME students' ability to succeed in higher education. The findings will highlight how students can be supported to progress and achieve their full potential.

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: BAME; BME; Higher Education; academic skills; academic writing
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Health Sciences (HEA)
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Last Modified: 25 Jul 2022 09:34

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