Third Sector Organisations & Contacts

Generating Genius

http://www.generatinggenius.org.uk

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Based at University College London, Generating Genius works, alongside a wide range of partner schools and universities, with hundreds of high-achieving children and young people from challenging backgrounds where there has been no tradition of entry to higher education. Through our two personalised support programmes, we aim to enable at least 90 per cent of participants to win places at elite Russell Group universities.

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    University College London
    Gower Street
    London
    WC1E 6BT

Graphic Science

http://www.graphicscience.co.uk

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Graphic Science is a communications and education consultancy committed to taking science and engineering to a variety of new audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative projects. Since 1997, we have earned international recognition for work that is imaginative, evidence based and well targeted. We also provide a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) advisory service and manage a large volunteers' programme of STEM Ambassadors through our regional STEMNET contracts. STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from research and industry who offer their time free of charge to support schools. We are the 2011-2015 contract holders for the Bristol, Bath and Somerset region and the Gloucestershire region.

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    The Sheilings Barn
    Felton Common
    Felton
    BS40 9YP

Learning Science

http://www.learnsci.co.uk/

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Learn Science deliver products and services in all of the main STEM disciplines including chemistry, the bio-sciences, physics, engineering and mathematics. Examples are:

  • Interactive web-based resources
  • Dynamic lab manuals and online grade books supporting students, teachers and administrators
  • Digital resources for publishers including e-books and websites

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    5 Great George St
    Bristol
    BS1 5RR

National HE Stem Programme

http://www.hestem.ac.uk/

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The National HE STEM Programme supports Higher Education Institutions in the exploration of new approaches to recruiting students and delivering programmes of study within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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    Pritchatt's Road
    University of
    Birmingham
    Birmingham
    B15 2TT

Science Learning Centre South West

http://www.sciencelearningcentres.org.uk/centres/south-west

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Science Learning Centre South West is a partnership between At-Bristol, the University of Bristol and the University of Plymouth, and delivers inspiring and innovative continuing professional development across the South West region. The Centre has access to a state-of-the-art education suite within At-Bristol, and world class science facilities at the Universities of Bristol and Plymouth.

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    At-Bristol
    Anchor Road
    Harbourside
    Bristol
    BS1 5DB

Space Connections

http://www.spaceconnections.net/

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A national organisation linking the many fantastic resources that are available to teachers. And we’re a central point of contact for space-related projects, so it’s much easier for teachers to access the information and resources they need. Space Connections has links with a wide range of organisations, including NASA, the European Space Agency, Space City in Russia, The UK Space Agency and the Royal Aeronautical Society, to name just a few.

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    Innovative Technologies Centre
    88 Thornton Road
    BRADFORD
    BD1 2DX

Teach First

http://www.teachfirst.org.uk/

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Teach First's mission is to address educational disadvantage by transforming exceptional graduates into effective, inspirational teachers and leaders in all fields. Educational disadvantage remains one of the most destructive and pervasive problems in the UK – perpetuating inequality and confining thousands of young people up and down the country to a life of unrealised potential. The charity Teach First is a powerful movement founded to directly address the problem of educational disadvantage. Founded in 2002, Teach First has already changed the lives of thousands of young people. Teach First harnesses the energy, enthusiasm and drive of exceptional graduates to provide leadership, motivation and, above all, inspirational teaching in schools in challenging circumstances across England.

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    4 More London Riverside
    London
    SE1 2AU

Villiers Park Educational Trust

http://www.villierspark.org.uk

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Villiers Park Educational Trust helps able young people to reach their full academic potential and develop a passion for learning. We are committed to fair access - enabling students from less advantaged backgrounds to gain places at leading universities. Our experience and expertise has been built up over many years of working with students, teachers and lecturers as well as leaders from schools, colleges and universities.

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    Royston Road
    Foxton
    Cambridge
    CB22 6SE