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The role of degree apprenticeships for social justice in higher education and employment

On 23 January, the Bridge Group held a seminar to improve understanding of the role of degree apprenticeships for social justice and assess the evidence of their impact so far. Our discussion was chaired by Professor Margaret House (Vice-Chancellor, Leeds Trinity University) and our expert panellists were: Professor Steven McIntosh (University of Sheffield), Professor Tim

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Bridge Group response to the Office for Students’ consultation on access and participation

The Bridge Group is pleased to respond to the Office for Students’ consultation on access and participation because accurate data and sound planning are essential to progress on socio-economic diversity and equality. The OfS’s proposals for the regulation of access and participation contain much that is sound in principle, but for which the implementation requires

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Bridge Group works with broadcasters to increase socio-economic diversity

Ofcom’s latest report on diversity and equal opportunities in television highlights the role of the Bridge Group in helping leading broadcasters to better understand social mobility and monitor socio-economic diversity. We have collaborated with the 5 main broadcasters to build their capacity to gather information on social and economic background and to utilise it effectively

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