Four further networks are available offering advice at the national level. These will work with local networks to offer complementary services.
The National Network for the Education of Care Leavers
Contact: Katherine Lawrence
This network will focus on information and resources for care leavers, and all those that support them, about progression to higher education.
The Open University NNCO
Contact: Julie Gowen
The main focus of this network will be to serve adults looking for simplified advice and guidance on all the non-traditional routes to and through higher education and will include informal to formal journeys.
HE in London
Lead institution: Birkbeck University
This function will bring together the work of the other London-based networks into a co-ordinated pan-London approach covering all schools and colleges and working with London Boroughs, charities and other HE providers/organisations.
Single point of contact: Camilla Mount
Oxford and Cambridge Collaborative Network
Lead institution: University of Oxford
Member institutions: University of Cambridge
This national collaborative network offers the opportunity to ensure that schools are fully aware of the support available from the two universities.