NCTL micro-enquiry research day on closing the gap- test and learn involved Professor Steve Higgins from Durham University, and seems to have inspired interest in quantitative research methods in small scale micro-enquiry projects.
Government department for business, innovation and skills: paper on socio-economic, ethnic and gender differences in participation in HE
Is Britain fairer? Here’s a link to an uptodate report on poverty and inequality that may be of interest to those attending out Equality and Aspiration conference on Friday 13th November. Thanks to Professor Kalwant Bhopal for the link via twitter. Is Britain Fairer? Report