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Jul 22, 2021
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We are delighted that, following a long period of consultation, we have just received news from the Office for Student that the Uni Connect programme will continue to be supported with a £40 million budget across England…

 

Jul 22, 2021
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July sees the world celebrate Black Leaders Awareness Day – a day focusing attention on the need for diverse leadership.  Here we talk with John Lynch, creator of our BAME Mentoring and BAME School Insights programmes about its importance…

Jul 22, 2021
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GCSE and A level results days are notoriously stressful.  And this year, following a year of unprecedented uncertainty they will inevitably bring anxiety for some Sussex students, but we’ll be on hand with support and guidance…

Jul 22, 2021
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Each month we meet one of the students who have benefitted from, or contributed to, our diverse range of progression programmes.  This month we meet Callum who has been inspired by our Go Further programme to help other young people…

Jul 22, 2021
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Research suggests that the long summer holiday can set children’s learning back.  But it doesn’t have to be that way!  We’ve rounded up the best free activities on offer across Sussex to keep brains of all ages busy, happy and thriving…

Jul 22, 2021
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Last year’s ‘What Next Sussex’ virtual options and careers event saw 50 educational providers represented, over 80 schools register and a staggering 10,000 devices log on! Register today to be sure of your space at this year’s event…

Jul 22, 2021
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Each July Samaritans’ Talk To Us campaign raises awareness of the fact that the Samaritans team is available 24/7 to listen to anyone who is struggling to cope.  Here we look at some of their other invaluable mental health initiatives and resources for schools…

Jun 24, 2021
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Following the success of Sussex’s first ever county-wide virtual options event in 2020, we are delighted to be teaming up with partners to bring students, parents and teachers What Next Sussex 2021.

Jun 24, 2021
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The pandemic has intensified the need to support student wellbeing in schools and colleges across Sussex, bringing into focus the critical need for greater collaboration in this space.

Jun 24, 2021
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With last week being Refugee Week (14-20 June), - now is the ideal time to consider the positive and practical ways we can support more refugee learners through education in Sussex...

 

Jun 24, 2021
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Each month we’ll be shining a spotlight on someone doing great things in our network. This month meet Imogen, one of the students behind our innovative Role Models programme.

Jun 24, 2021
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After a year that has seen unprecedented disruption to the kinds of careers and progression advice young people typically receive, Sussex Learning Network and Uni Connect recently teamed up

Jun 24, 2021
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As we celebrate PRIDE month, there’s no better time to consider ways in which you can support LGBTQ+ students to help them feel welcome, able to be themselves and to enjoy their school and college experience.

Jun 24, 2021
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Our Get Career Confident programme provides careers and progression advice and inspiration to young people and their teachers, parents and carers across Sussex.