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P166 Social Inequalities When Applying to Study Dentistry

Speakers: Ian MillsDr Patricia Neville PhD MA BA Dr Adam Holder Dr Victoria Niven BDSDr Sasha ScamblerProf. Sally Hanks BDS PhD PFHEA PGCAP BSCAH Adv Dip (Accred) FDTFEdProf. Jennifer Gallagher MBE

  • About This Course
  • Course Contents

In this CGDent recorded webinar, speakers examine the issues surrounding social inequalities and consider how they may affect students when applying to study dentistry.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

Aims

To explore:

  • The impact of social class on attainment within higher education
  • Does socio-economic status impact on entry to dental school?
  • Current admissions process and how this creates barriers to entry
  • Why does social diversity matter?
  • What can be done to improve widening participation?

Objectives

On completion of this recorded webinar you will have a better understanding of social inequalities when applying to study dentistry.

1. Myth Busting Assumptions

Adam Holder

2. Why does social diversity matter? Meritocracy

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Sasha Scambler

3. The impact of social class on attainment. with higher education

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Patricia Neville

4. Does socio-economic status impact on entry to dental school?

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Jenny Gallagher

5. Barriers to entry

Victoria Niven

6. What can be done to improve widening participation

Sally Hanks

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