Who Gains? Widening Participation and the ATP. Emma Stephenson Outreach Manager. In this session we will look at:. what WP is why it matters why it is so hard to achieve how HE helps and hinders.
Widening Participation and the ATP
HEFCE report – Trends in young participation in higher education:core results for England ref:2010/03
The dumbing down of HE
Equality of access and opportunity in education
Evening up the playing field for:
State School Pupil on FSM
State School Pupil
Independent School Pupil
Education is the most powerful tool we have in achieving social justice.
John Denham Oct 2008
To undertake some activities that will help raise aspirations and awareness of higher education among the target group.
Who goes where?
Why go to University?
Using tutorial time to raise aspirations
Game of Life
Listening to pupil voices
“Meeting the students was fun, they weren’t snobby and they speak the truth about university in our language.”
John aged 15