Our resources for teachers and advisers come from a range of key sector organisations that are committed to supporting young people reach their potential, and supporting teachers and advisers to help them do just that! Resources include:

  • Free, editable lesson plans covering a range of personal development topics and allowing you to meet the needs of all ability levels
  • Free teaching resources for KS2 and KS4 teachers to help them introduce higher education to the classroom
  • The North East Regional Progression Framework 
  • Student and parent resources, providing impartial information about higher education, for you to share in your school
  • Our CPD Newsletter, which aims to signpost to relevant publications and events designed to upskill teachers and advisers in higher education progression. 

Expand each section below to view the resources available, and click on the thumbnails to download. 


North East Regional Progression Framework

North East Regional Progression Framework

 The North East Regional Progression Framework has been designed to support practitioners to design a programme of interventions to help learners and key stakeholders to understand more about higher education in all its forms and how to successfully achieve their progression goals.

 North East Regional Progression Framework NERUPI Alignment

North East Regional Progression Framework Alignment to NERUPI

To further support practitioners in the North East, this document outlines how the North East Regional Progression Framework works alongside the NERUPI Framework for pre-application outreach.

Supporting access to higher education pathways, our 2021 - 2022 activity guide.

Outreach North East Activity 2020-21

Find out more about the CPD opportunities and resources available to you during the 2020-21 academic year. 

Outreach North East Posters 

Outreach North East Posters

Ensure all staff know about the support we can offer by displaying our posters in your staff room.

 UniTasterDays Teachers' Guide to University 2021

UniTasterDays - Teachers' Guide to University

We've worked with UniTasterDays to contribute to a Teachers' Guide to University. The guide contains excellent advice and expert guidance for teachers and advisers to inform students about higher education study for the upcoming academic year.


FutureMe Resources 

Find resources aimed at students and their parents/carers to support informed decision making.  


NERAP is a collaboration of the five universities in the North East of England. Their vision is to improve higher education progression in the region and to ensure that young people in the North East are fully supported to make informed decisions about their future. Working alongside key stakeholders, they focus outreach activity where added value can be achieved collaboratively. NERAP create targeted and progressive interventions for students currently under-represented in higher education. Full details of their outreach provision, as well as a history of visits to your school can be viewed via their teacher dashboard online.


A Teacher’s Guide to Inspiring Futures in the North East

The North East Raising Aspiration Partnership offers a full suite of resources for KS2 and KS4 teachers to deliver a full introduction to higher education in the North East in the classroom. Each module contains the lesson plans and presentations you need to deliver an engaging lesson. All worksheets and resources are provided in a downloadable version of these popular guides and can be accessed completely free of charge by registering as a teacher on NERAP’s website.

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NCS Skills Booster Teaching Packs

Packs are free for schools and colleges and cover 8 key Personal Development themes.

Packs contain fully editable PowerPoint presentations for hour-long lessons (each divided into four 15-minute activities), teaching guidance, links and possible extension activities.

Themes covered include:

  • Employability 
  • Citizenship
  • Careers
  • Volunteering

For more information on Skills Booster please email 

 Outeach North East CPD Newsletter This termly newsletter provides key sector updates and upcoming CPD opportunities to keep an eye out for. 
Outreach North East CPD Newsletter: Issue 2

Issue 2 features:

  • Online CPD by Causeway Education
  • Useful articles by HEPI and CEC 
  • The Outreach North East Podcast 
  • Heaps of helpful resources! 

Issue 3 features:

  • Online CPD links, including UCAS and FutureLearn 
  • Useful articles on careers guidance and HE
  • National conferences and CPD opportunities