The Widening Participation Conference 2021 will explore the next steps for all higher education institutions in supporting high quality strategies for targeting and interventions to reduce access gaps and widen participation in higher education for disadvantaged students. This event will cover effective strategies for targeting, intervention, and evaluation, and how to best support incoming students from disadvantaged backgrounds following the disruption caused by thee Covid-19 pandemic to their education over the last year.
This event will provide key insights from policy experts and leading practitioners to help you to enhance your outreach and engagement activities, eliminate barriers to entry for under-represented students, and support the delivery of high impact Access and Participation Plans through face-to-face interactive discussions.
Practical guidance to improve your outreach activities and meet Access and Participation Plan targets
Assessing the impact of teacher assessed grades on widening participation, and examining how to support students whose education have been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic
Best practice guidance on evaluating the impact of your widening participation programme
Ask your questions and engage with other attendees in face-to-face Q&A sessions and panel discussions
In Addition to the In Person Event: An Additional Interactive Platform and On Demand Sessions
Your ticket also gives you access to our Conference online platform. Here you will be able to connect with attendees, set up virtual meetings before and after the Conference, engage in discussion boards and access exclusive On Demand sessions.
This Conference is specifically designed for the Higher Education sector. Those in attendance will include: