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1 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 1 Equity, efficiency & quality. Considerations and insights from the EUROSTUDENT project Malaga, 24 May 2010: The Social Dimension and Responsibility of Universities Dr. Dominic Orr

2 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 2 1. Concepts

3 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination Higher education should play a strong role in fostering social cohesion, reducing inequalities and raising the level of knowledge, skills and competences in society. Policy should therefore aim to maximise the potential of individuals in terms of their personal development and their contribution to a sustainable and democratic knowledge-based society. We share the societal aspiration that the student body entering, participating in and completing higher education at all levels should reflect the diversity of our populations.” Excerpt, London Communiqué 2007 (Italics from author) Social dimension: central objective of EHEA

4 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 4 Talent BackgroundOpportunity Equity The state, quality, or ideal of being just, impartial, and fair. “Our aim is a simple one. It is to detach origins from destiny.” (Trevor Phillips, Chair of Equality and Human Rights Commission, UK)

5 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 5 B T O (1)(2) (3) …three cases for equity

6 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 6 Entry Study conditions Completion high low Case A Case C Case B 3 “Moments” of equity in higher education

7 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 7 2. Data excursus: EUROSTUDENT

8 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 8 Connection between equity at entry and during studies high average low 1. Social selectivity in student body high low high low A simple country comparison on equity in HE 2. Disparity in monthly income levels 3.Difference in employmt by social background Equity characterImpactReaction

9 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 9 1. Social selectivity in student body* 2. Disparity in monthly income levels* 3. Difference in employment by social background* FINLSE DETR CZ FR SI EERO BG AT CH PT IE ES …7 country clusters 1: Relative representation of students from low education backgrounds 2. Income range between percentiles 20 and 80 by median monthly income 3. Difference in employment per week by social background *Countries with above average values Source: Data from EUROSTUDENT III

10 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination Coda

11 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 11 …HEI strategy and practice Source: EUA Trends 2010

12 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination 12 Efficiency Equity Quality A degree or standard of excellence, esp. a high standard The ratio of the effective or useful output to the total input in any system The state, quality, or ideal of being just, impartial, and fair ? Ratio of input to output ? ? Average quality, top-level quality or value-added ? …the “magic triangle” of HE policy and practice …what are the costs of higher equity?

13 Dr. Dominic Orr Project coordination Social selectivity in student body 2. Disparity in monthly income levels 3.Difference in employment by social background FI000 NL000 SE000 AT001 CH001 ES011 IE011 PT011 DE100 TR100 BG101 CZ110 FR110 SI110 EE111 RO111 1: Relative representation of students from low education backgrounds, 2. Income range between percentiles 20 and 80 by median monthly income, 3. Difference in employment per week by social background …7 country clusters


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