One Degree is raising funds to create a programme for volunteer mentors to empower students from disadvantaged backgrounds by developing their self-belief and transforming their academic performance.
The cost of academic failure to our society is well documented by UNICEF, HM Prisons Service and the Department for Education. Failure results in lower social mobility, higher crime, unemployment and a fragmented society. The cost per person per year for someone not in education, employment or training (NEET) exceeds our One Degree per student budget 30 times over. Our current programme radius, within the borough of Brent, London, is an area failing to deliver a good standard of education.
Volunteer Mentors - regular learning leading up to student GSCE exams, embedding the skills, practice, planning, time-keeping, confidence required. Learning Through Technology - using flipped classroom and blended learning Online Support - - online mentoring and support platform available 24/7 and Motivational Guest Speakers Exciting Food