TEACHERS

Championing those making it happen

What is Make Happen?

Make Happen has one big aim: to ensure every young person has the facts they need to make an informed decision about higher education and take control of their future.

We know teachers are one of the first people students go to for advice about their next steps. Make Happen is here to support you too. We provide handy resources for you to use in the classroom, as well as information for students and parents, to help young people at this pivotal time in their lives.

Teacher Resource Pack

Session plans to help your students to #makehappen

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KS4
Lesson Plan

Session plans to help your students to #makehappen

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KS5
Lesson Plan

Session plans to help your students to #makehappen

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FAQs

  • How can I prepare my students in taking the next step to HE?

    There are plenty of things you can do to assist your students during this crucial time in their lives. By promoting self-reflection, you’ll encourage your students to consider their strengths and weaknesses, their likes and dislikes and their aspirations. All of this will enable them to start making confident decisions about their future. Ensure that they have access to the

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  • A lot of my students ask, ‘But why should I go to University?’

    If the graduate vs non graduate salary stats don’t do the trick (grads can expect to earn more than £100,000 more than non-graduates over their lifetime), we’ve got a few ideas to help win over the sceptics. University is a very different experience to school or college. As well as working to get a degree, students will have the life-changing

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  • How can I help my students with UCAS applications and personal statements?

    One of the best ways to help your students is to make sure they’re aware of (and sticking to) all of the dates and deadlines. Ensure they start preparing and researching early, and try to give them as much clear and impartial advice as possible to help them with their decision-making. Personal statements can be tricky. Your students may never

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Disability Guide

Higher education guidance for disabled students

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From Care to University

A guide to higher education for young people in care in Essex

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Pre 16 Guide

This is a student guide to university

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Parents’ Guide

A parent guide to university

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Get in touch to find out more about the Make Happen movement.