Lecture: Challenging assumptions about widening participation in Higher Education
Start Date: 13/09/2022
End Date: 13/09/2022
Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 7:00 pm
Cost of Entry: FREE
Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, GB
In his inaugural lecture, Professor John Butcher will explore his research and practice in relation to widening participation in higher education and how his focus on the voices of ‘unheard learners’ has challenged simplistic sector assumptions that ‘students’ are merely a homogeneous conveyor belt of school leavers with good A-levels.
About John Butcher
Professor John Butcher is responsible for the development, enhancement and implementation of the institution's pan-University teaching curriculum. He is an active researcher and has supervised 13 doctorates to successful completion and hie is currently supervising three doctorates in Widening Participation.