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
Introducing the new accredited training for schools
This free 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 may be working towards.
BY JOINING THE SESSION YOU WILL:
- Understand what widening participation is, which students it involves and the relevance to schools
- Identify the common barriers that underrepresented groups face in accessing and progressing onto higher education
- Explore the support on offer from higher education institutions to address the gap in progression
- Begin to plan how you and your school can help widen access to higher education for your students
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.
when is it?
Thursday 7 April 2022 | 3.00-4.30pm
Monday 13 June 2022 | 3.00-4.30pm
how to book
To book a place, please click the sign up button:
Please note, we require a minimum of 5 attendees to run workshops. You will be notified if there is a problem with your booking.
BESPOKE SESSIONS AND CONTACT
The SUN can also offer closed bespoke sessions specifically for a team of 10+ participants. Please contact Emily Flores via Emily.email@example.com for more information, or if you have any questions in regards to the Widening Participation CPD.