Resilience for Transition to Higher Education
A resource aimed at school staff to explore aspects of resilience, mental health and wellbeing in preparing young people for the transition to Higher Education.
Title: Supporting Students with Additional Study Support Needs into Higher Education
Date: 19th May 2021
Description: Understand the difference in SEN support at University and the support in schools and colleges. The session will explore how you can support students with additional support needs into higher education.
Delivered by: Julie English, Senior Health and Wellbeing Advisor, Student Support at the University of Bedfordshire
Title: Using the Thriving Lives Toolkit to Support Service Children
Date: 8th June and 23rd June
8th June- 15:45-16:45
23rd June- 15:45-17:45
Description: Two sessions to inform you about the Thriving Lives Toolkit and supporting students from service families. The first session will be an introduction to the SCiP alliance and the Thriving Lives toolkit. The second session will look more in detail into using the toolkit in different contexts, with the opportunity for reflective discussion
Delivered by: The Service Children’s Progression Alliance
Title: Supporting Care Leavers to Access Higher Education
Date: 22 June
Description: This webinar allows participants to understand the barriers and challenges faced by Care Leavers in accessing Higher Education opportunities. It will provide information on how to best support Looked After Children you work with on their educational journey.
Delivered by: Gursharen Sandhu , Higher Education Co-ordinator for Care Leavers, Hertfordshire Virtual School, Hertfordshire County Council.
Delivered by: Charlie Smith, Digital Learning Developer at UCAS
We have partnered with UCAS to deliver information to students, teachers and parents.
This information includes a video with all you need to know about UCAS extra, which can be found below.
In late June, another video will be released all about clearing.
Time: 26th May – 6:30- 7:30pm
As part of this UCAS series, Charlie will be hosting a live Q&A session for parents and carers about the UCAS application process. It will advise parents and carers on how they can best support their young people in creative successful applications. Please register via the link below.
Title: Understanding Contextual Admissions
Description: The session explains how contextual admissions enable students from different backgrounds to progress to university.
Delivered by: Presented by Ella Adlard, Senior Education Outreach Officer at the University of Leeds.
Title: Student Finance
Description: The session explains student loan applications and what support you can give your students to ensure that they are prepared well in advance.
Delivered by: Presented by Ahmar Ehsan from the Student Loans Company.
Title: Understanding UCAS data and developments
Description: The session provides different resources for teachers to give to students and looks at the impact of COVID on university admissions.
Delivered by: Charlie Smith, Digital Learning developer at UCAS.
Title: Support with the Student Loans Application
Description: The session outlines information on the student loan application process and provides updates on the latest policies.
Delivered by: It is presented by Ahmar Ehsan, from the Student Loans Company.
Title: LMI trends and the impact of COVID-19
Description: This session outlines the latest trends and changes in the labour market. It details how COVID-19 has impacted job markets and how you can prepare your students for these changes.
Delivered by: Presented by Paul Thompson, Employment and Skills Manager, South East Midlands LEP.
Title: First-hand insight and advice on being an Apprentice
Description: A panel event featuring two apprentices and an ASK delivery partner at Adviza. The session will provide information on informing students about Apprenticeships in the current climate whilst offering first hand insight from current apprentices.
Britney Cleary, ASK delivery partner, Adviza
Aden Rawlings, Sales Apprentice , UK consumer Intelligence, NielsenQ UK
Holly Perry, STEM Assistant, Mark Rutherford Upper School
Title: Supporting Young Carers to reach their potential
Description: Information on identifying and supporting young carers and young adult carers in schools. The session will cover ways to encourage young carers to aim high and reach their potential.
Delivered by: Leah Morgan, Service Manager, Young Carers Development Trust
The webinar was great, I liked the interactive session, and it was wonderful to hear other attendees' issues, always great to network. Sometimes it is good to attend to confirm I am doing things in the right order!
Very useful and lots to share with schools and students.
Lots of good information and plenty to share with others!