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   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, […]

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United Access – How is it going to work?

United Access – How is it going to work? The Accelerate and Access Foundation are 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. […]

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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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AAF Development Framework – An Overview

Throughout their four years on the Academies Partnership Programme (‘APP’), students should: Aim high Make the APP a priority and actively seek out opportunities to engage with it Embrace, appreciate and make the most of opportunities, demonstrating appropriate motivation and commitment to see the programme through Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, maturity and the right attitude to ensure their […]

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