School Engagement Framework
We are developing a School Engagement Framework to support pupils into the right destinations for them – Modern Apprenticeships, college, university, or employment – through collaborative regional groups as part of a national programme.
The groups will look into all existing school engagement work in their local area to create a less cluttered and more understandable approach to post-school options and opportunities.
This work is part of our response to the Commission on Widening Access (CoWA), which recommended that universities, colleges, local authorities, schools, SFC-funded access programmes and early years providers should work together to deliver a coordinated approach to access which removes duplication.
Our aim is for the Framework to:
- Be coordinated regionally and link to the Outcome Agreement process.
- Focus on pupils, not schools or types of schools.
- Aim to achieve earlier intervention.
- Include significant consultation.
The development of the Framework will be taken forward through the work of the SFC-funded access initiatives, Access Programmes Steering Group and Bridging Programmes Advisory Group.
For more information on the Framework, please contact Anna Wallace, tel: 0131 313 6605, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.