Raising attainment through university-school partnerships

Raising attainment through university school partnerships

Universities are committed to improving social mobility, widening access to higher education, and raising aspiration and attainment – objectives shared by the government. 
This booklet uses a series of case studies to highlight how universities and schools are already working closely together through effective partnerships that have demonstrable impact.​It also outlines how universities could work with the g​overnment to best deliver its objectives based on what works and what schools need.​​

 

News

Students getting exam results

University admissions teams will 'pull out all the stops' this year

25 February 2021
Universities UK's response to the government's announcement on teacher assessed grades for 2021.

UUK response to government’s interim response to the Augar review, post-qualifications admissions consultation and TEF

21 January 2021
UUK has responded to government’s interim response to the Augar review, post-qualifications admissions consultation and TEF

Blog

Pride flag

Going the extra mile to embrace LGBT+ equality in higher education

10 February 2021
This LGBT+ History Month, the University of Birmingham’s Dr Sammy Li reflects on progress that has been made by universities to support LGBT+ equality and looks at what more must be done to ensure no one is left behind.

Two people are sitting next to each other at a computer, one is teaching the other a new skill

Laying the foundations for a skills-led recovery

29 January 2021
​Following the publication of the UK government’s Skills for jobs white paper, Greg Wade, UUK’s policy lead on innovation, growth, employability and skills, studies its proposals and makes the case for a ‘whole skills approach’.