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Education aspirations among young people in Peru and their perceptions of barriers to higher education

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Data from the Young Lives survey in Peru show there is a gap between young people’s aspirations for higher education and their actual chances of accessing university or college. This paper uses qualitative information from Young Lives in order to gain a deeper understanding of young people’s aspirations as well as their views of the main barriers they face. We analyse how aspirations are formed, to what extent they are related to parents’ educational aspirations for their children, and if...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Young Lives
Host title:
Young Lives Working Paper
Series:
Young Lives Working Paper
Volume:
148
Publication date:
2016-03-01
Paper number:
148
ISBN:
9781909403635
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Subtype:
other
Pubs id:
pubs:647619
UUID:
uuid:68729234-2101-4af6-ba3a-f5e4ebfd7062
Local pid:
pubs:647619
Deposit date:
2016-09-30

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