Advancing Access releases free, online CPD for teachers and advisersAdvancing Access (www.advancingaccess.ac.uk) is a partnership between 24 leading universities working together with schools and colleges.
We provide a variety of CPD resources and online events, free of charge, for teachers and advisers to help them support students’ progression to leading universities.
Webinar - Barriers to ProgressionThis webinar covers barriers to progression in general for young people and in particular to Higher Education. It was produced by the Southern Collaborative Networks, created by CUC Outreach Network and presented by Morag Walling.
Webinar - Post 16 progression pathways: routes to HETracy Davis, a professionally qualified Careers Advisor, is currently the UK Student Recruitment Manager at Southampton Solent University hosted the Post-16 Progression Pathways webinar on Wednesday 20 January 2016.
Webinar - FE colleges as providers of higher educationKent and Medway Collaborative Network’s (KMCNet) Further Education (FE) Coordinator, Joni Chase, held a webinar to look at the important role that further education colleges play in widening participation.
Webinar - Student FinanceThis webinar offers a high level overview of the 2016/17 Student Finance Policy, including DSA, Application and Repayments (key messages for students/sponsors) and SFE Resources. Presented by Charmaine Valente, from Student Finance England (SFE) on behalf of Kent and Medway Collaborative Network
Webinar - Higher Apprenticeships: An alternative pathway through HEThis webinar provides an introduction to higher and degree apprenticeships, offering an overview of the current landscape, the direction of travel and a general understanding of Apprenticeships as an alternative route through HE. Presented by Miranda Glavin on behalf of the Sussex Learning Network
Webinar - Applying to Oxford and CambridgeEva is the Oxford and Cambridge Network Officer, based in the undergraduate admissions and outreach offices at Oxford, and previously spent three years working for the Cambridge Admissions Office. The Oxford and Cambridge Collaborative Outreach Network runs events and initiatives for prospective university students, advising on applications to competitive universities
Webinar - Qualification ReformThis webinar recording and supporting materials cover how those working in university admissions regard the changes to secondary-age qualifications. Information and advice on how students can best consider the range of options available to support them in their progression through GCSE and post-16 study into higher education will also be addressed.
Webinar - Student Support Services for students at universityUniversities have developed extensive student support services that many school and college students may not be aware of. Contributions from the HEON partnership’s four higher education providers will outline support for academic skills and student wellbeing, and highlight advice and coordination services that students with disabilities or additional learning needs can access at universities. This session would be useful for educational practitioners who advise students on higher education, or provide study/ pastoral support for students in KS4 and KS5. This webinar was delivered for teachers and advisors by the Higher Education Outreach Network on Wednesday 18th May 2016. It was delivered as part of the Southern Collaborative Networks webinar series
Webinar - UCAS Personal Statement GuidanceThis webinar for anyone who supports students with writing their UCAS personal statements. It offers tips to support students with planning, drafting and editing of their statements as well as reminders about the mechanics of the UCAS form. This webinar was delivered by the GROWS Network. The programme of webinars is brought to you by the Southern Collaborative Networks, made up of ten National Networks for Collaborative Outreach (NNCO) dedicated to improving access to higher education.
Teacher SurveyIn order to provide and develop an effective service, the Devon Collaborative Outreach Network is influenced by feedback from practitioners in the region. If you would be willing to spend five minutes to provide us with helpful information, please follow the link below. We appreciate your participation.
CareerpilotThe Careerpilot website aims to help 13-19 year olds in the South West plan their progression to study and work by providing impartial and accessible information about all pathways available to 14, 16 and 18 year olds, and about twenty job sectors and predicted growth areas.
BrightsideSometimes the only thing standing in the way of a young person achieving their education or career ambitions is a lack of information or support. We want every young person to have the advice or inspiration they need to get to where they want to be in life. We’re helping make this happen in lots of different ways