For the last 3 years, the University of Warwick have successfully run the Writing Wrongs Schools Programme (WWSP), an iniative to enhance writing and research skills in sixth formers from WP backgrounds.
In 2017/18 several other universities took up the programme. Others expressed a strong interest in running it in the future. This page contains details of events and resources to help interested universities.
What is Writing Wrongs?
A Widening Participation initiative to enhance writing and research skills in young people
The Writing Wrongs Schools Programme (WWSP) provides school students from disadvantaged backgrounds with support from academics and professional writers to research and write on important social justice issues.
Students enter their writing into local and national competitions and develop vital research and writing skills. Through a series of university workshops they also get a taste of university life and a chance to interact with university students and academics.
WWSP is an exciting partnership of academics from the University of Warwick’s Centre for Human Rights in Practice (CHIP), School of Law and Departments of English and History in collaboration with professional journalists and the national Orwell Youth Prize. It receives funding from the Sigrid Rausing Trust.