LiTE

The project Lite – Lost in Transition Europe aims to understand national strategies of the partner countries which support the transition from non-compulsory or mature learners to Higher Education (HE) and build on, or develop new, strategies and resources.

Programme: LLP Erasmus Multilateral Project, Social Inclusion in Higher Education
Duration: 01.10.2011 – 30.11.2013
Coordinator: University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Partners:

  • University of Lodz, Poland
  • University of Algarve, Portugal
  • University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria

Website: www.lite-project.eu

Project aims:
In terms of higher education the role of transition into and through the first year are crucial for increasing access and for improving retention and success. Thus the LiTE project aims to understand current national strategies which support the transition from non-compulsory or mature learners to HE and build on, or develop new, strategies and resources. It focuses predominantly on widening participation and will therefore target non-traditional HE learners and underrepresented groups. The project aims to develop supportive strategies and resources for both the transition of these groups to HE and completion of their first year of HE study.

Project results:

  • Analysis and comparison of existing strategies and resources which support the transition phase and first year of study.
  • Development of models for implementation and an interactive student resource, along with advice and guidance materials for staff.

To get more information, please contact
Marcin Gońda
e-mail: marcin.gonda@uni.lodz.pl
tel.: (+48) 42 635 47 52

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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