Chapter 9

Developing Inclusive Learning to Improve the Engagement, Belonging, Retention, and Success of Students from Diverse Groups

Liz Thomas,    Faculty of Education, Edge Hill University, UK

This chapter explores the contribution of inclusive learning to the higher education (HE) experience and outcomes of students from diverse groups. More specifically, the chapter begins by providing an overview of outcome indicators for students from diverse groups, compared to the rest of the student population. It then considers the research evidence about how to improve the outcomes of students from equity groups, and pays particular attention to the findings from the What works? Student retention & success programme in the United Kingdom. This study ...

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