19th October 2001

 

EXPLORING PATHWAYS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

 

Education professionals from Hull, East Riding and Lincolnshire will meet next week to discuss the best ways of encouraging young people into higher education

 

A ‘Pathways for Progression’ event will be staged jointly by the University of Lincoln and the University of Hull at the Dennison Centre on Cottingham Road, Hull, from lunchtime on Monday (22nd October).

 

Headteachers, college principals, training providers and local authority representatives from Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire and North-East Lincolnshire will get together to share expertise in providing vocational pathways into higher education.

 

Speakers will include Prof Geoff Layer of Bradford University, director of Action on Access, who will describe the national picture of progression to HE, and John Knowles, co-ordinator of the University of Lincoln’s Access to HE project, who will give the local view

 

Sue Grandidge from Kingston-upon-Hull will talk about vocational development in schools. Terry Phillips from the Humberside Learning and Skills Council will talk about vocational development in colleges and training providers.

 

Around 40 participants are expected to attend.

 

 

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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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