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Brightside at Harvard: Hope may not be a strategy. But it is an asset.

23 Jul 2018
Anand Shukla, Brightside’s Chief Executive, has been sponsored by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of London to attend the Harvard Business School course Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management and to go on a study tour of other organisations in the US. He will be writing a blog posting his thoughts and reflections during the course and […]

Brightside at Harvard: An inspiring intellectual feast

18 Jul 2018
Anand Shukla, Brightside’s Chief Executive, reports back from the Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management course at Harvard Business School on the insights on leadership and impact gained so far.

Brightside at Harvard: What we want to learn

12 Jul 2018
Anand Shukla, Brightside’s Chief Executive, has been sponsored by the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of London to attend the Harvard Business School course Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management. Here he sets out what he hopes to bring back to Brightside.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation: Conclusion

06 Jun 2018
Dr. Diana Beech of HEPI sums up the recommendations for improving widening access in our joint report and proposes a path for how they can lead to a higher education system truly open to everyone.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 35: Helen Smith, AGCAS

06 Jun 2018
Unpaid internships and work experiences should be paid and openly advertised to equal access and increase social mobility.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 34: Gary Attle, Mills & Reeve LLP

05 Jun 2018
There should be further research into the specific contexts behind admissions data to help public understanding and the development of appropriate policies.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 33: Harry Anderson, CBI

05 Jun 2018
Reversing the decline in part-time students needs to be top of the agenda.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 32: Justin Madders MP, All Party Parliamentary Group for Social Mobility

04 Jun 2018
There should be much greater collaboration between employers, schools and universities to ensure all young people have access to transformative careers advice.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 31: Robert Halfon MP, Education Select Committee

02 Jun 2018
The Office for Students should make rebalancing higher education a priority and incentivise universities to offer degrees which will meet our skills needs.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 30: Sonia Sodha, The Observer

01 Jun 2018
A cap on student numbers should be reintroduced, with hard quotas for students from working-class backgrounds at each university.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 29: Rosemary Bennett, The Times

31 May 2018
The surge in unconditional offers should be curbed before it damages the life chances of some of the most underprivileged students.

Manifesto for the Director of Fair Access & Participation 28: Nik Miller, Bridge Group

30 May 2018
Employers should ensure they are not just attracting students from a limited list of the least diverse institutions and refusing to consider students below a certain A-Level tariff.
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