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Guest Blog - Abbie Phillips from Mercer UK

Last weekend, along with a few other Mercer colleagues, I attended a training session with The Access Project, after going to an information session in a lunch break at work.

What is The Access Project?

The Access Project is a charity which has...

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The value of Portfolio Presentation

At King Solomon Academy this week and next students from years 7 to 10 are presenting their portfolios. It’s an exciting time for them, and the people lucky enough to sit in on the presentations, and it got me thinking.

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Nine years in Education. What have I learned?

In our latest blog post Tom reflects on nine years working in education, first as a teacher and then for The Access Project.

My parents were teachers, my mum a music teacher, my dad a primary headteacher. Unsurprisingly this left me with an...

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Brilliant? Absolutely

A couple of weeks ago I took a group of 12 year 10 students from Oasis Academy Enfield to visit Newnham college, Cambridge.

They were there for the launch of the Brilliant Club’s Scholar’s programme, which will see them working with a Phd student...

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University Prep in the Hills of Somerset

Last week I was lucky enough to accompany the King Solomon Academy Sixth Formers on a residential trip to Somerset for a University Preparatory trip - overall it was a great experience.

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It's not just Volunteers' Week - Our tutors are great all year round

This week Programme Coordinators (PCS) have been sharing comments, feedback and reflections from our tutors. It might have been volunteer week recently, but our tutors commit their time and expertise every single week.  

During volunteer week...

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Our tutor Dr Bishnu Carter runner-up in BVSC Volunteer Awards!

Our fantastic tutor from the West Midlands, Dr Bishnu Carter, is chosen as runner up for the BVSC Birmingham Community Volunteer of the Year Award!

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Thank you from all of us at The Access Project!

As Volunteers' Week 2015 draws to a close, the programme team would like to say a massive 'thank you' to each and every TAP tutor.

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Thanks Gabrielle - your tutorials are top!

Concern. Understanding. Commitment. Summing up Gabrielle's approach to tutorials in 3 words!

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Thanking Tanjeet and our Top Tutors from Lloyds Banking Group

38 tutors from Lloyds Banking Group have given 600 hours of tutorials to TAP students - that's the equivalent of 25 full days! Amazing!

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