CPD Courses

An Introduction to Widening Participation

Training Course Southern Universities Network (University of Southampton)

About the CPD course

This online training session, developed by the Southern Universities Network (SUN), is designed to provide an overview and insight into Widening Participation and how practitioners can support and encourage it.

 

The session is designed to:

·         Introduce what Widening Participation is and why we need it.

·         Consider what some of the barriers may be for underrepresented groups progressing on to higher education.

·         Raise awareness of what higher education institutions and partners are currently doing to try and address the gap in progression to higher education from underrepresented groups.

·         Consider the relevance to schools and how they may be able to support the Widening Participation agenda.

CPD Provider

Southern Universities Network (University of Southampton)

Southern Universities Network (University of Southampton)

Southern Universities Network (University of Southampton)

The Southern Universities Network (SUN) is a collaborative partnership comprising HE providers in Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight. The SUN provides outreach activities for schools and colleges as part of Uni Connect – an Office for Students (OfS)-funded project. The SUN has been tasked with increasing HE participation in over 70 wards, working with 104 schools and all further education (FE) colleges in the region. 

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