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Learning from student voices

Learning from student voices

Friday 6th December 2019

HEPA

As team of Higher Education Progression advisers, we are always keen to keep on improving the work we do with students. During our feedback fortnight we collected and analysed feedback from group sessions with 153 students in 7 schools or colleges and one to one guidance sessions with 30 students to see if there was any impact on the students’…

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Supporting students to choose their post 16 routes

Supporting students to choose their post 16 routes

Wednesday 6th November 2019

HEPA Ongoing Support

Following on from October’s blog, ‘Supporting students to choose their higher education route’ below are some of the questions and resources we use when speaking to students. We recognise that lots of you will be advising students on their post 16 choices at the moment, so hopefully these will assist you. Questions to ask students Do your ideas fit in…

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Supporting students to choose their higher education route

Supporting students to choose their higher education route

Thursday 3rd October 2019

HEPA Choices and Pathways

A huge (and belated) welcome back for the academic year from the HEPA team. We’re delighted to be out and about delivering activities in your centres this term, with a particular focus on supporting students to make competitive HE applications. As such, we thought it would be timely to include some key questions that you can be encouraging students to…

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How can you meet Gatsby 7?

How can you meet Gatsby 7?

Thursday 16th May 2019

The Gatsby bench mark that many schools and colleges across the country are finding a challenge to meet is Gatsby 7. This benchmark is ‘Encounters with further and higher education’. The Gatsby foundation summarises this as: “All pupils should understand the full range of learning opportunities that are available to them. This includes both academic and vocational routes and learning…

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HEPA Vlog: Careers of the Future

HEPA Vlog: Careers of the Future

Tuesday 2nd April 2019

HEPA Choices and Pathways

Part of our series of blogs from our Higher Education Progression Advisers. This short vlog highlights findings from recent research around how the world of work may develop in the future. It flags up key skills and attributes crucial for young people to develop and flags up key resources which can be used by advisers and teachers working with young…

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HEPA Blog: Why T Levels?

HEPA Blog: Why T Levels?

Friday 15th March 2019

HEPA Choices and Pathways

Part of our series of blogs from our Higher Education Progression Advisers. Why T Levels? The government’s 2016 Post-16 Skills Plan recommended, with regards to technical education, that there be a move ‘away from the current [level 2 and 3] awarding organisation market model, where qualifications which deliver similar but different outcomes compete with one another.’ A consultation on the…

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