Practitioners from Underrepresented Sections United through Education
PURSUE Network Launch
Tuesday 15th December
(Optional open meeting 2-3pm)
Working Class defines people of every gender, ethnicity, religion and cultural background.
PURSUE are a network of Higher Education practitioners who have come together to champion the richness and diversity of working class culture. The network lobbies with an honest voice for greater equity in the provision of educational opportunity, supporting students to overcome barriers borne out of structural inequality.
For our inaugural event, we are delighted to be joined by a range of speakers from across academia, education, the third sector:
- Prof. Nicola Ingram Sociologist andauthor of Working-class boys and Educational Success
- Duncan Exley Author and former Director of the Equality Trust
- Gareth Snell Former Labour MP for Stoke Central
- Senior Leader (TBC) RECLAIM Project
Launch and welcome 10.00-10.15
Introduction to PURSUE 10.15-10.35
Panel discussion 11.20-12.35
Prof. Nicola Ingram, Gareth Snell and Duncan Exley
Closing thoughts 12.35-12.45
Optional Group discussion/open meeting 2.00-3.00
To register please sign up here https://forms.gle/mJ1E78gojMidtgD69
Details on how to join via Zoom will be sent to you by email in advance of the event.