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Why do white working-class boys underperform?

Ruth Tarrant

22nd February 2016

Earlier this month, the government issued new demands on universities to improve their links with schools in poor areas and specifically requiring them to target white working-class boys in particular to boost their participation in HE. Why is this group under-represented in HE?

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been an enthusiastic Head of Economics and Politics for many years, having taught in a variety of schools and at university level. She is also a Senior Examiner. Ruth is passionate about boosting the quality of teaching and learning across all subjects in schools and colleges.

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