Mentoring programme leaders fear review will not halt job cuts

First published in The Herald on Saturday March 09 2024. Glasgow’s planned review of a renowned mentoring programme could be doomed from the start unless the council reverses its decision to lay off in-school coordinators. This is according to leaders and former pupils who have benefited from the MCR Pathways mentoring programme in Glasgow. Since […]

Plans to drop city mentoring scheme will be catastrophic

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First published in The Times Scotland on Monday March 11 2024 Business and public-sector leaders who mentor disadvantaged pupils have warned that plans to cut funding to the MCR Pathways programme would be “catastrophic”. Removing financial support for the project would have a “devastating effect” on educational outcomes, job opportunities and life chances for vul¬≠nerable […]