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In a report published today, RISE reccomends there there should be a virtial lerning coordinator in every school to end the digital divide. This will enable disadvantaged children to fully take part in the blended learning environment.
Publication: COVID-19, Leading Virtual Learning in Schools and College
The following paper was commissioned by RISE to investigate digital learning in the HE sector within the context of social mobility, which is central to our ethos. We set out to investigate: what is likely to be the future of digital learning and where is the pressure coming from for this to develop and evolve?
This summary blog is based on the RISE Research paper: Enhancing Social Mobility in the Digital Learning Age.
In an article orginally published in the New Statesman, our Director- Andrea Jenkyns- explains why digital skills are becoming a necessity in almost every sector. 

Launch of RISE

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Today we officially launch RISE- Research Institute for Social Mobility & Education.Our previous launch, due to be held in the summer, was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but we hope to be able to host a physical launch event sometime next year
The Education Secretary- Gavin Williamson- recently made a statement to the Commons on Post 16 adult education. One of the more notable announcements he made was to add further detail on the Government’s Lifetime skills guarantee, first announced by the Prime Minister last Tuesday.
University of Bolton
In response to a question from Mark Logan- MP for Bolton North East, Gavin Williamson prasies the Universtiy of Bolton for all the work they've done to welcome both international and local students back. 
Devolution of skills funding could revive apprenticeships and get local economies going again, says Caroline Cowburn.
Bolton has invested more than £1m in making their campus Covid secure. Huge sums have been spent on redesigning how the whole campus operates so that it is safe for the thousands of students and staff that will shortly arrive.