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Equality in colleges in Scotland: statistical report 2013

Published: 01/09/2013

ECU's report into the equality challenges facing colleges in Scotland

This is the second national student equality data report for colleges in Scotland. It is provided as a tool to help the sector to identify and understand the main equality challenges for students, and help colleges to direct their efforts to meet and remove these challenges.

The report presents an equality-focused analysis of student participation, completion and success in colleges in Scotland during the 2011/12 academic year. It also includes participation data by protected characteristic between 2006 and 2012.

Data and analysis is provided on gender, ethnicity, disability and age, as well as the interplay of these identities. The report also includes socioeconomic class based on the Scottish index of multiple deprivation.

Areas covered:

  • Overview
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity
  • Disability
  • Age

Each area analyses the following:

  • Profile over time
  • Level of study
  • Subject areas: HE
  • Subject areas: FE
  • Mode of study
  • Retention and completion outcome
  • Region

Multiple identities:

  • Gender and ethnicity
  • Gender and disability
  • Gender and age
  • Ethnicity and disability
  • Ethnicity and age
  • Disability and age