Information for Schools

The University of Chester is involved with school mentoring as part of the government’s initiative to increase the number of students from backgrounds where there has been low participation in Higher Education.

School Mentoring Timeline 2018/19

Month

Activity

June

Confirmation of placements for next

year (number of mentors requested)

July

End of year reports to Schools

August

University planning

September

·        Confirmation of placements (number of mentors requested)

·        Service Level agreements signed and Health and Safety checklist’s completed.

October

School mentor recruitment within

the University

November

School Mentor training

November/December

·        School mentor placement visits

·        Mentees identified

·        DBS checks and reference checks

January

School placement starts

February

Mid-placement visits

March

School placements end

April

School coordinators to provide

Evaluations

May

University co-ordinator meetings

held

 

FAQs for Schools

Term dates for 2018-19 can be found here