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Effective partnerships with schools - Elizabeth Bentley, Sarah Pavey, Sue Shaper, Sally Todd & Carol Webb

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Effective partnerships with schools - Elizabeth Bentley, Sarah Pavey, Sue Shaper, Sally Todd & Carol Webb

  1. 1. Effective Partnerships with Schools? Essential Knowledge for Successful Outreach Elizabeth Bentley, Sarah Pavey, Sue Shaper Sally Todd, Carol Webb Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin
  2. 2. Objectives • To understand the benefits to schools of university outreach initiatives • To be aware of the barriers to this approach to learning • To identify opportunities for collaboration between schools and HE for information literacy and how these might be implemented Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin
  3. 3. What Happens Now? Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin UNIVERSITIES Careers & course advice Research advice eg EPQ Summer schools / masterclasses Student mentors / ambassadors Raising aspirations University visits Special grade offers School based activities CPD Local partnerships Access to libraries / specialist facilities
  4. 4. Benefits for Schools? Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin • Accessibility – Aspiration – Destination • Partnership working • Enhances school reputation • Inspires student engagement • Evidence
  5. 5. Barriers to Outreach Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin • Time • Curriculum content • Risk assessment • Skills base • Availability of librarians/libraries
  6. 6. What Could Schools be Doing to Help University Outreach Initiatives in IL ? Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin
  7. 7. Opportunities Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin • Baseline + Value added • Written Work • Qualitative evidence • Brilliant Club • Raising standards in reading, analysis and writing • LIFT Archive at Goldsmiths University • Research leads to performance • Pupil Premium funding + Widening participation
  8. 8. SMART Solutions Case Study Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin
  9. 9. Effective Partnerships with Schools? Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin • SMART targets • Curriculum content tie in • Sustainability/Resilience • Raise profile and need for IL aware school librarians
  10. 10. Any Questions? Lilac Conference 21-23 March 2016 University College Dublin

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