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The Sutton Trust EEF Toolkit: Proving creativity and technology can be the strongest routes to change in children's lives

The Sutton Trust / Education Endowment Foundation’s toolkit is fascinating. It’s one of those things you look at and ask ‘why did nobody do this years ago?’ If you’ve never seen it, make sure you take a look. 369 more words


Summer Schooling + Swing Dancing

On the 17th of August I got to begin what turned out to be a life changing experience. I was chosen, along with 120 other students across the country, for the Sutton Trust Summer School at Durham University. 693 more words


What can defuse the student loan time bomb?

(Note: I published this piece first at The Conversation….)

According to a new pamphlet issued by the Social Market Foundation, “the Tories’ student loan system that finances our universities, voted through by the Lib Dems, is a timebomb waiting to go off”. 843 more words

HE Marketisation

Return to Summer School

This time last year I wrote this post about my time as a participant on a Summer School at the University of Nottingham, detailing similarities between that and my first experience as an Ambassador working on the School. 803 more words

Vet Student

Degree level apprenticeships? They are already available...

This article on the UK edition of International Business Times caught our eye this week and got us thinking about what individuals want from a career and where their expectations lie. 646 more words

Apprenticeship Applicants

Sutton Trust.

I’ve just got back from a very fun, very tiring week in St Andrews, working at the Sutton Trust Summer School. Some of you may be able to cast your minds back to way-back-when to a 16/17 year old (and very nervous) Kelly heading up to St Andrews to spend a week trying out subjects and trying to ease some of the confusion I was feeling about all things university. 253 more words