Through our Widening Access Projects we aim to have an influence on the development of the whole learner journey. By supporting a range of partners to develop and deliver interventions that remove barriers to participation and support transitions to Further and Higher Education we will build an evidence base of what works and what doesn’t in widening access to education.Through these projects we support activities that ensure that those who have the ability and potential to benefit from Further and Higher Education, irrespective of their background or economic circumstances can do so. Current projects:
Borders College Young Talent
First Chances Project
Forth Valley College Time 4 Me
Glasgow Kelvin College Transitions to Learning and Employment
SWAP East Widening Access to HE Mentoring Project
Find out more about these projects here
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What’s new in our Scholarship work January 2019 Every month in 2019, one of our team leads will provide an update on their team's work in the form of a short blog post. First up is Gordon Hunt, our Head of Scholarship and Learning, who tells us how his team is now working to provide support at all stages of the learner journey.
Update from our Head of Scholarship January 2018 Throughout 2018, the Heads of our Innovation and Learning, Scholarship and Giving teams will be penning monthly columns to share information on their team's work. First up, it's Gordon Hunt, who has written about his team's busy January and reflected on the latest report from the Fair Access Commissioner, Professor Sir Peter Scott.
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