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Lecture 6

Week 6 Lecture Note


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCB26H3
Professor
Julian Tanner
Lecture
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SOCB26 WEEK 6 LECTURE
February 15, 2011
Prof. J Tanner
Overall Midterm average 67%
I got 5/5 on Matching
Canadas educational system has
been more flexible and open in its
selective function than European
systems
Distinction between sponsored and
contest mobility in educational
systems
In Canada there isnt too much
differentiation in universities
Some universities are becoming more
selective and harder to get accepted
into
Hierarchical education in some
countries are more selective than
others
Increasingly, the selective function of
education is occurring at the post-
secondary level rather than in high
school
Working class parents have direct
influence of their childrens
attendance in colleges
Higher education is stratified
according to selective of the
Field of study, that is the programs of
study that
Arts and humanities are the fields
where most prestige students
attended and most resources
allocated throughout the 20th century
Professional faculties now demand
more qualified individuals
More young people werent expect to
get into higher education back then
but right now a majority of young
adults between 18 to 25 are enrolled
in higher education
Close linkage between education and
jobs and careers
It is absolutely essential to get higher
education before landing on a good
job
We have now reached the stage that
some field in the university is
flooded with applicants
There are more people wanting
higher education than the spaces
available for them to get in
The great expectation entry
requirements have gone up to get into
university, tuition fees have gone up
as well
Quality of opportunity – how am I
gonna be able to attend law school if
the tuitions are so high?
Banks are able to loan students
money to afford higher education
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