Latest Access to HE Updates

We would like to thank everyone who attended our Access All Areas Virtual Conference and for all your lovely feedback.

Don’t worry if you missed out, you can catch up here with the slides and presentations. Here you will find out about the biggest change to Ascentis Access to HE in recent history, the process of developing bespoke diplomas, the City of Liverpool College’s inspirational journey of delivering of Access to He in one of the most deprived areas of the UK and an update on funding for Access to HE.

What's new from Ascentis?

New written assessments for core units in replace of the exam.

New Ascentis-devised assignment brief bank, which includes over 2,000 briefs. These are available to all and they promote the sharing of good practice.

Brand new interactive workbooks, which are more than just a textbook and are complimentary to face-to-face delivery. These workbooks promote independence and further research. They can be completed remotely are editable and adaptable. These workbooks bespoke to Ascentis are available for many of our key subject sets including Sociology, Law, Business, Study Skills, Biology, Psychology, Professional Healthcare Practice and Social Issues in Healthcare. If you would like to view a sample of our interactive workbooks, please click here to contact us or join the webinar below.

Introduction to Ascentis Access to HE Transition Team Webinar

Wednesday 14th July 2021, 11am to 12pm

Ascentis are delivering a webinar to show how our transition team can help you with the provision of your Access to HE diplomas. This will include information on our bespoke approach to meeting your centre and learner requirements, options for adding new units to existing diplomas from Ascentis and the process for creating new, specific diplomas with the help from experienced Ascentis product development experts for both new and existing Ascentis centres.

During this webinar we will also share with you the resources and support available from Ascentis, including our brand new workbooks. Those signing up to the webinar will also be sent a sample workbook, along with a copy of the slides

If you have any questions or are interested in finding out more Ascentis Access to HE, please click here to contact us.

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