The winning project of the University of Southampton Award 14-19 Widening Participation is a pre-16 academy which provides full or part-time education for young people for whom mainstream education is not appropriate.
What does WP stand for?
WP stands for Widening Participation (education program)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
A spokesman for the Department of Business said: "This Government has been very clear about the importance of widening participation and improving access in higher education, this is why we are pushing all universities to go further and faster than ever before.
Widening participation in culture is always to be applauded, and hopefully Lodestar's usually high production standards will demonstrate that quality does not fall by the wayside in the race to win funding.
The report concluded: "Despite the substantial expenditure, progress in widening participation has been slow.
The Government is making slow progress in encouraging teenagers from poor backgrounds to go to university, despite ploughing millions of pounds into widening participation, MPs warned.
Secretary of state for innovation, universities and skills John Denham said: "I am delighted that some of our most selective institutions are working together to recognise each other's widening participation schemes.
Head of School Peter Treadwell said: 'Uwic promotes lifelong education and development for all and encourages widening participation and access into higher education for people living within Cardiff and surrounding areas.