South Yorkshire Futures – a collaborative approach to raising educational attainment at a regional level


This session will present and debate the value of bringing together educational stakeholders within a region to work together more strategically on all aspects of educational improvement and social mobility from birth to progression into employment or FE/HE. It will outline the work of ‘South Yorkshire Futures’ – a social mobility programme supported by the DfE and led by Sheffield Hallam University. It will explore the convening and mobilising power a university can have to improve educational outcomes and aspirations in its region.