Raising attainment through university-school partnerships

Raising attainment through university school partnerships

Universities are committed to improving social mobility, widening access to higher education, and raising aspiration and attainment – objectives shared by the government. 
This booklet uses a series of case studies to highlight how universities and schools are already working closely together through effective partnerships that have demonstrable impact.​It also outlines how universities could work with the g​overnment to best deliver its objectives based on what works and what schools need.​​

 

News

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University leaders say their institutions are ready to help the growing number of students applying to university this summer and that students should continue to be ambitious with their study choices.

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​A new report is predicting that thousands of jobs, new businesses, and prosperity will be created across the UK through university collaborations with employers, local government, and other partners.

Blog

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