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Outreach Toolkits

  The final output for the Reaching East project that examined the delivery of outreach activities by universities in London was two toolkits: one designed for Higher Education Institutions/Further Education Colleges and one for Schools, Colleges and 6th Forms. we … Continue reading

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Reaching East & Reaching London Interactive Dashboard

  One of the primary outputs coming from the Reaching East and Reaching London projects was the development of an online dashboard that can be used by outreach teams for their decision making and planning processes. We used Tableau to … Continue reading

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Findings from Reaching London & Reaching East: Engaging Learners in Higher Education

https://www.uel.ac.uk/research/continuum/projects/reaching-east-and-reaching-london Earlier this year we completed the Reaching East and Reaching London projects which were funded under the National Networks for Collaborative Outreach (NNCO) scheme established by the HEFCE with the explicit aim of encouraging more young people into higher … Continue reading

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Revisualising HE participation in London

POLAR has been a very useful tool to establish Higher Education (HE) participation rates across the country. The POLAR classifications (both POLAR, POLAR2 and POLAR3) looks at how likely young people are to participate in higher education, broken down by … Continue reading

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Success in Higher Education – BME students and identity capital

By Dominik Jackson-Cole There is a growing awareness among Widening Participation practitioners and within the academic literature that ‘deficit model’ approaches, i.e. blaming students for their failure, have been stalling progress in overcoming structural issues of inequality in access to … Continue reading

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London Councils – The HE Journey of Young London Residents report

This report is the third in a series of reports providing analysis of the higher education (HE) journey of young London residents as they progress from 16-18 institutions on to their higher education study and beyond. The report also looks … Continue reading

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Latest FACE publication

Forum for Access and Continuing Education – Annual publication Every year, FACE is proud to be able to put together a Publication for launch at the Annual Conference. The published chapters are derived from papers delivered at the preceding year’s … Continue reading

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Reaching London- Reaching East: Engaging Learners in Higher Education

Continuum: the centre for widening participation policy studies, based at the University of East London, along with UCL, and Greenwich University is conducting two research projects to support the work of Linking London’s Network of Collaborative Outreach. These projects – … Continue reading

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the UK – Towards a Fair and Equal Society

Continuum International Visiting Research Fellow, Janelle Davis from the University of Western Sydney, provides a commentary on this conference which was held at the Royal Society of Medicine on 19 September On Wednesday 19th September the above conference was held … Continue reading

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FACE Conference 2012 Keynote Speakers

The FACE (Forum for Access and Continuing Education) annual conference 2012, which was held at the University of Ulster this past July was a huge success and attracted scholars interested in access to education from across the globe. Delegates arrived from … Continue reading

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