Our mentors work in partnership with local schools in deprived areas. School teachers select children who have behavioural problems and / or low confidence and / or low attainment and / or lack of aspirations for mentoring sessions. Our mentors motivate children and raise their aspirations.
It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 September 2018 to 12:00 AM, 1 July 2021
Registered Charity in England and Wales (1118721)
Disadvantaged families from BMER backgrounds face a number of barriers in integrating their children in the UK school system. Many of these families suffer from a number of problems including but not limited to: ‚Ä¢Parents have poor command of the English language ‚Ä¢Families live in overcrowded or temporary accommodation ‚Ä¢Parents are unemployed or on low income ‚Ä¢Parents received poor or no education ‚Ä¢Parents have limited ability to collaborate with schools and contribute to their children‚Äô
The main anticipated outcomes are: 1. Improved attainment 2. Improved behavior 3. Improved self-esteem 4. Raised aspirations and long term ambitions The anticipated outcomes of the new approach: 5. Galvanizing children‚Äôs creativity and innovation through exposing them to success stories from the fields of entrepreneurship, innovation and the arts. Evaluation: through feedback from children, teachers and parents in addition to exam results and school report
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