Tag: education

  • The Social Mobility Commission report: State of the nation 2021

    The Social Mobility Commission report: State of the nation 2021: Social mobility and the pandemic Against the backdrop of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Social Mobility Commission (SMC) has taken a deep look at the progress made in all four UK nations in tackling poverty, addressing inequality, and improving social mobility. The report reveals that across the […]

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  • Former Education Secretary Justine Greening is working with the University of Northampton to protect opportunities and boost social mobility

    Source – FENews, 2nd February 2021 Former Education Secretary Justine Greening is working with the University of Northampton to protect opportunities and boost social mobility. The partnership comes as research shows 80% of people are concerned that there will be fewer available job opportunities for young people nationwide in the aftermath of COVID-19.* On Thursday […]

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  • Solent LEP launches ‘Get On Track’ programme for 16 to18-year-olds

    Source – the Island Echo 21st December 2020 Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is working in partnership with Education Development Trust to provide additional support for 16 to 18-year-olds who have not been able to progress into employment, apprenticeship, further or higher education since leaving school or college in 2020 due to COVID-19. Employment prospects […]

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  • David Roberts Chairman of Nationwide Building Society talking about his life experiences to students at Hartlepool Sixth Form College. Picture by FRANK REID Copyright: JPIMedia Resell

    Hartlepool students inspired to follow in banking boss’s footsteps

    Students were inspired to achieve great things after the boss of one of the country’s biggest building societies gave a talk to Hartlepool Sixth Form College. Guest lecturer David Roberts, the Chairman of Nationwide Building Society, talked about what he has learned in life, personal experiences and how he got to where he is today. […]

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  • Michelle Obama On Education and Self-Belief

    Michelle Obama On Education & Self-Belief In December 2018 and to mark the publication of her memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama paid a special visit to students in Islington, London, to talk about empowerment through education and the importance of self-belief.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Self-belief The following activities give KS3-5 students the opportunity […]

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