A A A
Manual Event (Session ID,DateTime,Event) = kh41nllot6mcjtnk3agdahuc4i 20220815015720 /communities/what-are-the-barriers-for-students-with-disabilities-to-entering-higher-education/

What are the barriers for students with disabilities to entering higher education?

Share:
Whtasapp
Topic Discussions

Hello! I’m Dr. MEL. Nice to meet you! I’m absolutely excited that we are going to start this beautiful learning journey together and I’m sure you will find it fruitful and fulfilling. Feel free to share your thoughts here!

Recent Activity Discussions

Got questions? Simply post them and let’s discuss! 

Discussion thread: Services for People with Disabilities
Suki Wong
28 July 2021
What are the barriers for students with disabilities to entering higher education?

What are the barriers for students with disabilities to entering higher education?

Reply
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Chan Macy
28 July 2021

Good luck!

Replies
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Suki Wong
28 July 2021

It’s really helpful!

Replies
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Chan Macy
28 July 2021

For students with disabilities, the first barrier to higher education can be the schooling system they were exposed to and the advice they received regarding future career paths. That is, even if they do complete their schooling they would not have completed the necessary subjects at the appropriate level for entry into a higher education institution. These problems are most often informed by attitudes within schools that reinforce the notion that people with disabilities do not have a future in higher education. Other barriers arise from the way in which universities are structured and function, the role that higher education plays within a specific society as well as the attitudes that inform selection criteria. Furthermore, those responsible for the entry and participation of people with disabilities in higher education frequently lack sufficient knowledge to carry out their responsibilities under disability discrimination legislation.

Replies
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Latest Posts
More posts
Dear Dr. Mel, could you please give me a clue about the services for ex-offenders and discharged prisoners in community-based Rehabilitation services in HK?
Dear Dr. Mel, could you please give me a clue about the services for ex-offenders and discharged prisoners in community-based Rehabilitation services in HK?
Charles Chow
12 August 2022
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
May I ask where to find information about the community service orders office?
May I ask where to find information about the community service orders office?
Charles Chow
12 August 2022
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
May I ask if I can use the case study to evaluate the impact of the CSO scheme?
May I ask if I can use the case study to evaluate the impact of the CSO scheme?
Race Chan
12 August 2022
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Dear Dr. Mel, may I know more about the nature of CSO service in HK? I wonder who will help offenders to reintegrate into the community.
Dear Dr. Mel, may I know more about the nature of CSO service in HK? I wonder who will help offenders to reintegrate into the community.
Race Chan
12 August 2022
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Featured Posts
Hi, I realized that it seems the concept “outcome” is different from the term “output”. Taking the grandparent training project as an example, what is the “outcome’ referable?
Hi, I realized that it seems the concept "outcome" is different from the term "output". Taking the grandparent training project as an example, what is the “outcome’ referable?
CouldYip
26 August 2021
7Replies,12Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
I have designed a large-scale survey about the life satisfaction of low-income families in Hong Kong. Is it appropriate to use the electronic survey through mobile phones?
I have designed a large-scale survey about the life satisfaction of low-income families in Hong Kong. Is it appropriate to use the electronic survey through mobile phones?
Realistic
20 August 2021
3Replies,12Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Questions about program evaluation and impact assessment (PE & IA)?
Dear MEL participants, Hello everyone! We are going to meet Prof. Aron Shlonsky this week (17&18 Oct). Do you have any problems or issues in program evaluation and impact assessment? Pleas ...
meladmin
15 October 2019
0Replies,34Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Question about the programme evaluation
Can someone recommend me a basic guide book for programme evaluation? We are an NGO in mainland China and providing services for young drug abusers in rural China. We learnt about your pro ...
Jessica
9 October 2019
4Replies,34Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp