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ASEM National Equity Policies in Higher Education 2021

Asia-Europe Foundation (2021). ASEM National Equity Policies in Higher Education 2021. Singapore.


The Asia-Europe Foundation has published a report that examines the various approaches, used by governments across Asia and Europe, to support students from all social backgrounds and circumstances to enter higher education. The geographical focus of the report is on countries within the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) constituency. The data analysed comes from a survey of national policies in 47 ASEM countries focused on equitable access and success across Europe and Asia, assessing what strategies are in place, where targets exist and how they are being measured. In addition, the impact of COVID-19 in this field has also been assessed.

The report is a collaboration between the Education Department of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the National Education Opportunities Network (NEON). ASEF liaised with national ministries responsible for higher education and experts in equitable access/success in higher education on the survey and that data input covered the period of September 2020 to July 2021.

You can read the full report here.