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Breaking Barriers to Higher Education | In School & Beyond

Breaking Barriers To Higher Education | In School & Beyond

Interactive online training for education practitioners to understand widening participation and how, by participating in the agenda, we can help students in school and beyond to overcome barriers to higher education.

Sessions will be delivered virtually from 3:30 – 5:00pm.

(Please note, we require a minimum number of attendees to run these sessions. You will be notified if there is a problem with your booking.)

  • Signposting Information
  • Increased Knowledge
  • Strengthen Confidence

What will the session cover?

This online interactive session will help you to:

Consider the role schools play in supporting students to overcome barriers to higher education

Gain an understanding of widening participation, which students it involves and the relevance for schools

Discuss common barriers under-represented groups face progressing to higher education, alongside statistical evidence

Explore available support designed to address the gap in progression

Who is it for?

Professionals working in the education sector and/or with young people will benefit the most from this CPD opportunity. It is suitable for: School and college staff working in a variety of roles including teachers, careers advisors, pastoral staff, virtual schools/college and educational professionals working in other roles. It is also relevant to Local Authorities; particularly those working in social care and colleagues from other departments who you feel may benefit from this session.

Further Information

This free accredited online training session developed by the SUN, is designed to provide an overview and insight into widening participation, and how practitioners can support and encourage it. This CPD has achieved certified accreditation status by The CPD Certification Service and can therefore count towards any CPD hours you’re working towards.

Presenter Information

If you have any questions about this CPD session please contact:

Bradley Crack

SUN Project Lead at Solent University