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Europe tackles social exclusion to Higher Education

Europe is determined to tackle social exclusion in higher education – with a target of reducing the number of people with just basic skills to 15% by 2020, writes Nic Mitchell. That was the pledge from Julie Anderson, policy officer at the European Commission, speaking at a conference to mark the first World Access to Higher Education Day, or WAHED, on 28 November. It sets a big challenge for those…

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