Politics

Shirley Atkinson, Vice Chancellor of the University of Sunderland/University of  Sunderland.

University of Sunderland Vice Chancellor to advise Government on social mobility in higher education

University of Sunderland Vice Chancellor Shirley Atkinson is a member of the new Social Mobility Advisory Group, it was announced yesterday. The Social Mobility Advisory Group, launched by Universities UK (UUK), will publish a report in the summer which will be given to the Minister for Universities and Science Jo Johnson MP, […]

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Two Sunderland schools listed as “under-performing”

The Press Association (PA) have listed two schools in Sunderland as “under-performing”. The Red House Academy and Academy 360 in Pennywell are among another 327 schools throughout the UK which were listed as “under-performing” by a Press Association analysis. The PA have used the Department for Education’s (DfE) methodology for calculating under-performing […]