|English and Related Literature|
|English and Related Literatures|
|Director of Widening Participation|
|King's College London|
|Large business (250+ employees)|
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A day in the life of a Director of Widening Participation in the United Kingdom
Widening participation director at King's College London
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What I do
Anne-Marie Canning is the Director of Widening Participation at King’s College London. In this role she provides leadership and strategic direction for full lifecycle widening participation across the institution. Anne-Marie is currently leading a project with the Cabinet Office examining whether behavioural insights can improve the experience and outcomes of non-traditional learners at university. Anne-Marie is a member of the Universities UK Ministerial Advisory Group and recently served as Chair of the Russell Group Widening Participation Association.
In 2008 Anne-Marie was appointed as the first full-time Access Officer at University College, Oxford and her work at Univ earned her a University of Oxford Teaching Award. Anne-Marie has a degree in English and Related Literatures from the University of York and served a sabbatical term as the president of the students' union. Anne-Marie has served as a local councillor and is now a community governor at the Archer Academy.
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