Young People in Supported Accommodation

Understanding the barriers to higher education

This project, looking at young people in supported accommodation in Brighton & Hove,  had two main phases. The first aimed to understand the experience for homeless young people and those living in supported accommodation when trying to access higher education, and how they are being supported around this. The second phase adopted a participatory action research approach to support a caseload of young people to access education and, ultimately, higher education.

Partners: Brighton & Hove Foyer and GB Met College

Funding source: Uni Connect (Innovation Fund)

SLN contact: Debra Vice-Holt

Duration: January 2019 to June 2019

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