More students from the most deprived parts of Scotland are entering Higher Education but, once again, BBC Scotland attempts to mislead us

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John Robertson
More students from the most deprived parts of Scotland are entering Higher Education but, once again, BBC Scotland attempts to mislead us

This happens every year and in the same way. BBC Scotland take a report on widening access to Higher Education and extract for reporting, only those figures which seem to suggest Scottish Government policy is failing. Here’s the short report, broadcast six times between 6am and 9am, this morning: ‘Fewer students from the most deprived parts of Scotland are entering university. Figures from the Scottish Funding Council show there was a 0.2% drop in the number of entrants from the…

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John Robertson
More students from the most deprived parts of Scotland are entering Higher Education but, once again, BBC Scotland attempts to mislead us