Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students – 23rd February 2018 (England)

The Shine Trust which funds projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential, has announced that the Let Teachers SHINE competition will re-open for applications on the 23rd February 2018.

The competition aims to find the country’s best teachers and some fresh, imaginative and practical ways to raise attainment among disadvantaged students in literacy, numeracy and/or science. Funding of up to £15,000 will be available for 10 winning ideas that help disadvantaged children and teenagers to recognise and then realise their academic potential. The competition is free to enter and open to any teacher working in England with students aged up to 18. Successful ideas might involve after-school programmes or innovative use of technology; etc.

For information on successful applications in 2017 please click here. The competition will close on the 17th April 2018.

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