Bridge Group report into geographical inequality

Brightside’s online mentoring is featured as a means of tackling challenges to progression to higher education for disadvantaged young people in rural and coastal communities in new research from The Bridge Group.

‘The Influence Of Place’ examines how young people in remote areas are often overlooked by social mobility policy and traditional outreach interventions. It shows how Brightside’s online mentoring can be used to overcome geographical barriers to connect young people in these areas with trained mentors from all around the country, who provide them with personalised one-to-one support around education and careers choices.

Read the report.