What we do

HEAN improves the life chances of children and young people in the UK by supporting them through key educational transitions. Our programmes focus on individuals and institutions: making sure our work has a long-term impact.

Our impact

In our flagship Academic Apprenticeship programme, 100% of students received at least one offer from a Russell Group university. Our new approach to applications - from Medicine to Law - was subsequently featured throughout the national press.

Our partners

We work with over 20 universities and more than 150 schools, sixth-form centres and FE colleges across the country. We design and develop programmes for a range of sector-leading organisations.

Our partners include:


Our approach to applications is featured in:

Programmes

 

Our Mission: Closing the Access Gap

 
 

Recent Sutton Trust research has indicated that the quality of applications is crucial in determining offer rates to equal-attainment candidates. HEAN designs and delivers programmes to ensure that applicants from less privileged backgrounds are supported in producing outstanding applications. Our mission is to tackle the "access gap" by working directly with students and supporting schools in developing their practice.