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Gender gap rises in Higher Education.

Gender gap rises in Higher Education.

It is the third year in a row that the gap has widened, according to estimates from the Department for Education (DfE).

Overall, the figures suggest that 49.3% of 17 to 30-year-olds in England were in higher education in 2015/16 – the highest since current records began in 2006/07.

The numbers also show a rise in secondary school leavers entering higher education, with more than a quarter (27%) of 18-year-olds starting courses in 2015/16.



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