EMWPREP News

OfS Blog: Listening to local needs is key to good outreach, says NCOP consortium Higher Horizons+

7 June 2018

Tailoring outreach activity to the learners’ specific needs is only possible through close collaboration with schools and students themselves. Higher Horizons+ explain how they’re working to achieve this.

EMWPREP NEWS – May 2018 // Issue 7

30 May 2018

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Congratulations on surviving GDPR month!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have noticed that the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force last Friday. As well as flooding our inboxes with emails and giving rise to some really great memes and tweets, the GDPR is a regulation in EU law that has a big effect on the way EMWPREP and our team operates.

EMWPREP and GDPR

22 May 2018

As you will be aware on the 25 May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. Although this is European legislation, the Government has confirmed that GDPR will be implemented in the UK regardless of the fact that it is likely to be leaving the EU shortly after. GDPR is […]

EMWPREP NEWS – March 2018 // Issue 6

28 March 2018

EMWPREP News Team Team Update Very much like the British landscape, EMWPREP has been snowed under with work over the last two months. At the start of March partners received their interim reports, which provided a useful insight into how they have met their outreach targets at this point in the year. Please note that […]

EMWPREP NEWS – January 2018 // Issue 5

30 January 2018

EMWPREP News Team Team Update It has been an eventful couple of months for EMWPREP, with the long awaited launch of the new database and EMWPREP hosting their first focus group training session. During this time we have also completed further work on GDPR. At the end of February, partners will receive their interim reports. In […]

EMWPREP NEWS – November 2017 // Issue 4

29 November 2017

EMWPREP News Team Team Update EMWPREP have been out and about over the last two months, leading partners’ annual institutional meetings and NCOP data officers meetings, and Emma Church has been involved with the OFFA conference. Meanwhile, work is continuing to ensure that we will be compliant with the new GDPR regulations and, at our recent […]

Why Evaluate?

21 November 2017

In the lead up to the “Why Evaluate? A widening participation symposium” run by OFFA and the University of Sheffield’s Widening Participation Research and Evaluation Unit (WPREU), EMWPREP were asked to write a blog in response to the question ‘Why Evaluate?’

EMWPREP NEWS – September 2017 // Issue 3

22 September 2017

Team Update

The last two months have been a busy period for the EMWPREP Team with work on the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), continual developments of the database and the release of the End of Year Reports.

EMWPREP NEWS – July 2017 // Issue 2

21 July 2017

EMWPREP News Team EMWPREPiversary! We are celebrating our 6 year anniversary next month and thought it would be useful to provide members, both new and old, with a guide detailing our inception and development since 2011. Having started out with just 6 members we have grown significantly in partners and team numbers in recent years […]

EMWPREP NEWS – May 2017 // Issue 1

22 May 2017

Hello and welcome to the first edition of EMWPREP News

We hope you find this a useful aid in updating you on EMWPREP activities between our regular steering group meetings.

Current Vacancies: EMWPREP Project Officer (NCOP)- Applications close Sunday 7th May 2017

2 May 2017

We are pleased to be able to advertise a full-time post of EMWPREP Project Officer (NCOP). The new HEFCE funded National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) seeks to work with young people, via 29 geographically located consortia in disadvantaged areas, who are achieving the qualifications they need to put them on a trajectory for HE but subsequently take […]

Current Vacancies: EMWPREP Data Analyst

22 July 2016

We are pleased to be able to advertise a part-time post to provide support to the East Midlands Widening Participation Research and Evaluation Partnership (EMWPREP). The post-holder will assist in the extraction, manipulation and analysis of data to help evaluate specific outreach activities, as well as helping support the EMWPREP office on a day-to-day basis.

End of Year Activity and Participant Report Inputting Deadline

28 June 2016

Just a reminder that the deadline for inputting for inclusion in the 2015-16 end of year activity and participant reports is Friday 29th July 2015.

Interim Activity and Participant Report Inputting Deadline

12 January 2016

Just a reminder that the deadline for inputting for inclusion in the 2015-16 interim activity and participant reports is Friday 29th January 2016.

EMWPREP Database Training

22 September 2015

We have now set up our first drop in training session which will be held at Loughborough University on Monday 2nd November at 2pm.

This session is open to any database users from any of our partners.

If you wish to book onto the session please email Emma Burr – E.L.Burr@lboro.ac.uk

End of Year Activity and Participant Report Inputting Deadline

13 July 2015

Just a reminder that the deadline for inputting for inclusion in the 2014-15 end of year activity and participant reports is Friday 31st July 2015.

Qualification Reforms

10 July 2015

Welcome to the second edition of the qualification reform newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide you with an update on what is happening in relation to qualification reform, and to ensure you are fully up to speed with the latest developments. This edition covers: our new qualification reform resources; relevant updates from around the UK; university and college qualification reform statements; and the new UCAS Tariff.

The University of Leicester Widening Participation Impact Scholarship

30 June 2015

This award will be explicitly linked to researching policy and practice in the field of widening participation in higher education and the applicant will be expected to demonstrate their interest in this area in their application. Following completion of the taught element of the MSc, the student will undertake a dissertation that focuses on an aspect of widening participation in Higher Education.

Appointment to NEON Executive Committee

24 June 2015

EMWPREP would like to confirm that at the NEON Annual General Meeting on the 22nd June 2015, Emma Church as EMWPREP Coordinator was accepted to sit on the NEON Executive Committee. Her term of office will be June 2015 to June 2017.

Current Vacancies: REACH Partnership

17 April 2015

As part of the new National Networks for Collaborative Outreach, the REACH partnership based in Leicestershire are seeking to make a number of appointments to complement their existing partnership. Details of the positions and their closing dates can be found here.

New Glossary of Terms

7 January 2015

A glossary of terms document has been added to the partners only EMWPREP page. Please click here and log-in to access.

New DOB Range and Year Group Look-up Table

7 January 2015

A DOB range and look=up table crib sheet has been added to the partners only EMWPREP page. Please click here and log-in to access.

New look log-in page for EMWPREP database

5 January 2015

There has been a visual modification to the EMWPREP database homepage. All log-in details remain unchanged by this enhancement.

Interim Activity and Participant Report Inputting Deadline

16 December 2014

Just a reminder that the deadline for inputting for inclusion in the 2014-15 interim activity and participant reports is Friday 30th January 2015.

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