Transcript of "SCC2013 - Inclusive initiatives - Sharmila Metcalf"
Inclusive initiativesSharmila Metcalf
Nuffield Research Placementswww.nuffieldfoundation.org
What are Nuffield Research Placements?• 4-6 week summer placements working on a Science, Technology,Engineering or Maths project.• Based at a university or place of research• Travel costs covered and a bursary of £80 per week is available.www.nuffieldfoundation.org
Targeting A Level students from lowsocio- economic backgrounds• Used FSM data and Indices of Multiple Deprivation• Categorised schools 0-4• Redistributed budget for programme to give additional support to our targetgroup• Built partnerships• Piloting mentoring programmewww.nuffieldfoundation.org