Resources

Mentor Training – Videos

Video links (These require a password, please obtain from the AAF Operations Manager).   These have been put together onsite in London by our AAF Staff, Trustees and by our Education Partners, for which we are very grateful. We hope you find them useful. ‘Read More’ to access video links.     1 .E-Mentoring with […]

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A Mentor’s Perspective

One of our mentors, Balliol College Oxford undergraduate Zoe Cannell, looks back on her first residential: At the beginning of July, Y9 and Y10 students from the Kent Academies Network came to Tonbridge School for the 2016 summer residential, whilst Y11 and Y12 stayed in Cambridge, at Fitzwilliam College and Queens’ College. This is the […]

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Apply to be a Mentor

Please view our Mentor Brochure here. If you would like to apply to become a Mentor on the AAF programme, please send a CV and a 1-page covering letter to mentorapp@aaaf.org.uk.   Links to these appear if you follow {Read More} below!

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Role of the mentor

Mentors should seek to develop a positive relationship with their mentor group, seeking to: Engage, stretch and inspire Tailor the role to reflect their individual strengths, as well as tailoring mentoring to meet the needs/strengths of mentees Provide consistent and personalised academic support and guidance to your mentees Help mentees to increase their expectations, expand […]

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United Access

The Accelerate and Access Foundation is working with United Learning to pilot a second programme, United Access. Modelled on the AAF’S flagship programme, the Academies Partnership Programme in Kent, United Access is a four-year-long university access programme aimed at raising aspirations and opportunities amongst disadvantaged students. Students involved are drawn from six United Learning academies, […]

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The APP in Kent – how it works

Each year our partner academies identify bright Year 9 students from backgrounds that are underrepresented at top universities in the UK. These students are given the opportunity to apply to be a part of our Academies Partnership Programme, a unique 4 year programme of support which aims to widen their horizons, support them through their GCSE […]

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