As a teacher, your role is vital in helping teenagers think about university as an option.
As a community, by sharing information and guidance, we can help each other help our students make the right choices.
In this section you can meet some top teachers in our 60-second interviews, and sign-in to access community resources and documents. Join in, help make aspirations happen!
Working with universities
Most universities and other higher education institutions will provide free activities and resources, to both inspire your students and support then informed decisions about their future. Contact their schools and colleges outreach teams for full information on events and opportunities.
Future Ready – information for teachers
Also, be sure to take a look at our Future Ready section for teenagers at college. As a teacher, the programme provides you with a full range of support, including:
- A dedicated collaborative outreach officer
- Access to a full programme of events
- Parents’ events
- IAG and CPD events
- Access to providers such as the Brilliant Club, MADE, Fix Up
- Kudos and The Access Platform
- Funding for a Make Happen coordinator
- Student bursary for higher education events and open days
- Evaluation and tracking reports
We know how busy you are, so that’s why we’ve kept our interviews with you short. Find out more about our Make Happen community of teaching professionals, read our 60-second interviews. If you’d like us to feature your 60-second interview on this page, get in touch!
Take time to read our basic guides, which contain clear facts and figures about preparing for university life or taking a degree apprenticeship.
Events Near You
Alongside school or college events to help you decide your next step, we also organise events across Essex that are really useful for finding out more about university life or what’s involved in a degree apprenticeship. Find out more, sign up!