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.​​

 

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