Posts Tagged: attainment gap

The Degree Gap: Preserving White Advantage

The Degree Gap: Preserving White Advantage

Historically, the education system in the U.K. was designed for and only benefitted White students. Today, although there have been great leaps made since the beginning of the educational systems in the U.K., large disparities still exist between White students and students of colour. In recent years, universities have been tracking the “disparity in the …

Why the education gap won’t close

Why the education gap won’t close

The education gap widened after it closed for the first time in over a decade. In August, the Education Policy Institute (EPI) published their annual report for 2020, which examines the education gap at a local level, across different subjects and groups of pupils. The report published several worrying findings, including: The attainment gap between …