Student talent network to be expanded after WISERD review

The Welsh Government have announced plans to expand their pilot network for high achieving school pupils.

WISERD and ADRC-Wales researchers Rhys Davies and Dr Suhaer Yunus contributed to the OB3 Research evaluation of the Seren Network, which helps Wales’ brightest sixth formers gain access to top universities across the world.

The report found that the Seren Network “has been able to add value to existing provision”, but among its 15 recommendations noted that its aims and objectives should be clarified to improve its effectiveness.

Rhys Davies, WISERD Research Fellow and Associate Director of ADRC-Wales, said: