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Please note on 1st October 2006 the Community Access Programme became the REAP: Researching Equity, Access and Participation Group. This is an archive site. Please click link to go to the REAP Website.
The Lancashire Aimhigher is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and Learning Skills Council (LSC). It is part of the national Aimhigher initiative designed to:
The six main themes of Aimhigher Lancashire are:
Theme 4 - Mentoring
Aimhigher Lancashire is a collaborative project involving the four Lancashire Higher Education institutions:
The 12 Further Education Colleges whose activities are coordinated by the East Lancashire and North and West Lancashire Lifelong Learning Partnerships.
Other partners include representatives from Aimhigher:Excellence in Cities partnerships, Connexions, etc.
Through its partnerships Aimhigher Lancashire offers a complementary progression package of aspiration, awareness and achievement raising activities.
Activities fall into three broad categories:
For further information about Theme 1 please contact:
Houghton or telephone 01524 - 592907 from the Department of Educational
A package of activities for themes 2 and 3 are currently being developed. The Department of Continuing Education is responsible for developing Lancaster University's contribution. For further information about themes 2 & 3 please contact Rosemary Hindley or telephone 01524 - 593686
Lancaster University is responsible for co-ordinating the work with families. This will include:
To enhance dissemination throughout the region, we will identify existing good practice regionally and nationally and explore with partners how best this might be used to support their delivery plans as well as contributing to the development of new family resources for use within Lancashire.
Although the focus of Aimhigher is on delivery, the CAP continues to adopt an action research approach in its work. Our research interests will be focused on the role and relationship of parents with schools (See FAHED project for previous work); the contribution of teachers in widening participation and the impact of academic library based activities (See LUCID project for further details).
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