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Alexandra Veitch @allieveitch Manchester, England

@MECCambridge English grad | @up_Reach Manchester | Dedicated to social mobility, equal opportunities, a fair education system and lifelong learning. Views own.

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Joined Twitter 8/9/15


@FaradayStephen @IJOathofBlood 💯 on brand, on pointChildren from the poorest backgrounds are already 11 months behind their peers when they start at school - high qua… https://t.co/mmDwmcuzPX
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7/2
2020
@philosophequeer Also it felt like an unspoken assumption that you would be able to drop several grand over the yea… https://t.co/77Cdj6wQkV @philosophequeer Also can we talk about disparities of the collegiate system (financial mainly) and which kinds of… https://t.co/krsEUuMETt @philosophequeer Not being bilingual didn’t help, but I would argue that not knowing how to write an essay was prob… https://t.co/bX2vImwIIIMy first @rxtheatre play was Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. I was scared about my uni interview. Dad came too. I knew I had… https://t.co/vUpYX1BVsa @rhiannonm_s Happy birthday queen! XxPractioners should also be ‘advocates for a better system’ - @mattwucu at #OutreachOnline sums my philosophy up! @NEONHE
7/1
2020
@espressoellen Bang on for my experience too! All we can do is to try and stop being hard on ourselves in the prese… https://t.co/eMSZMXsoQFPassionate about social mobility and education? We're looking for two dedicated interns to join our team at the Tru… https://t.co/UX3FvHOKBN
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6/30
2020
@espressoellen and look at you and what you’re doing!! ❤️❤️❤️Help springs up for UK graduates facing bleak job market https://t.co/hULdWqXVPN | The Guardian
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchOh yeah...love from a grad who was obsessed with getting a first her whole time at uni, worked her backside off for… https://t.co/zybmXyfoiN @tomtay10r This is so accurate hahahahahaha the content I never knew I needed @lonerebelle @Cambridge_Uni @eflcam Incredible, well done!! Exciting times and an exciting future 💫It's a yearly conversation and one that I've been having with students, who all say that Twitter and LinkedIn are e… https://t.co/LR2Q8yJPjb1) You don't need a first class degree to be extremely successful and a leader in your field. It's nice, but other… https://t.co/gOpl3Ph056
6/29
2020
Adult education is a perfect test of government. It bores journalists to tears, so no shiny Westminster village win… https://t.co/aIrTqJp4sR
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6/28
2020
Keir Starmer has appointed Kate Green, Labour MP formerly of the Child Poverty Action Group, as the new shadow educ… https://t.co/l6bSB7VsMu
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchSo glad to see this. Kate is a fantastic MP who believes in a comprehensive state education system. Plus Stretford… https://t.co/ENJBptVSk0
6/27
2020
Feel compelled to tell you that I have a blackbird that sunbathes in the exact same spot every time the weather is… https://t.co/6QJmMNFEzB
6/24
2020
Please read if you have the time. An important piece on the experiences and covid challenges for refugees and asylu… https://t.co/tXQsgCvR1W
6/21
2020
This excellent article by ⁦@helenpidd⁩ exposes the growing divide between those who can afford to pay for private s… https://t.co/5swuK8pKPX
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchThere’s something so comforting about having a noisy United match on the telly againAdditional educational funding for those facing disadvantage is welcome. We must champion wellbeing, pastoral care… https://t.co/qEv1IRSsru
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchI’m so lucky to be mentored by such a wonderful, inspiring person like @SimoneGoodnessC. Representative role models… https://t.co/kNPXD7CxVMThis reminds me of when someone in my year at uni rented a reading room in central London, so he could get through… https://t.co/A32ddHamcuGreat to see dedicated resource to address lost learning. We look forward to hearing how plans for 16-19 year olds… https://t.co/A2oZswurkG
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6/19
2020
@emjwalter 💗💫💗💫💗Enjoyed the end to another busy week of supporting students during lockdown — speaking about my journey to the char… https://t.co/BWmRHVxhtQI'm writing to the Minister for information on how the Government will help the most deprived communities. Resident… https://t.co/MZt77EPqKN
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6/18
2020
“dramatic growth of overseas students at the UK’s top universities has pushed down the number of students from the… https://t.co/rFPxYh40tz
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchOur latest research shows parts of the Midlands and East Anglia will be worst affected by a double blow of low soci… https://t.co/CdONNbWRe9
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6/9
2020
More calls this morning for some universities to stop being universities. Typically, they come from people with deg… https://t.co/DfDHyStQQC
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6/8
2020
“SO YOU DON’T LIKE RACISM, BUT YOU’RE IN THE UK AND FEEL POWERLESS TO DO ANYTHING?” I have had several conversatio… https://t.co/hKZKAEUmk0
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6/5
2020
The Trussell Trust reports an  89% increase in need for emergency food parcels during April 2020, compared to the s… https://t.co/SsmCyzGzBh
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchIf you're showing up for black people now, this is the easy part. The real impact is when it's not fashionable to b… https://t.co/IJGpbPxnjp
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6/3
2020
The government removed a key section from Public Health England’s review of the relative risk of covid-19 to specif… https://t.co/hIfFax7js9
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchAs of today, my grandpa is officially covid free 🎉 I'm forever grateful for the NHS. As for many, the last two mont… https://t.co/hH0GLATjdpNEW: BAME Review by @PHE_uk just published with...zero notice
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6/2
2020
today marks 36 years since the start fo the sikh genocide. the wounds are still fresh. our people are still in pris… https://t.co/tFxX9Y8paF
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchThe murder of George Floyd in America is the result of racism and white supremacy. This is not an American problem,… https://t.co/ii9SoyENGu
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6/1
2020
Unprecedented economic & education shocks could inflict long-term scarring effects, damaging future life prospects… https://t.co/sSn7VZuvYr
Retweeted by Alexandra Veitch @enamhaque31 @up_Reach I’ll send you a DM! 🙂
5/28
2020
Debbie,mother of Yousef Makki has passed away. Her mental & physical health deteriorated rapidly since Yousef’s mur… https://t.co/f2Se0hMIT6
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5/24
2020
@enamhaque31 @up_Reach Thank you very much Eman, I hope you’re well. @emjwalter @up_Reach Right back at you. An asset and role model 💙💛🤍#BeMoreMartyn ❤️🐝 https://t.co/WtObJAZhUwFREE TECH 💻 If you are, or know of, a #careleaver who doesn’t have a device such as a laptop or tablet, or doesn’t… https://t.co/i4puOKwnOw
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchI will never, ever forget St Ann’s square a few days after today 3 years ago, and the goosebumps I had 💔💗… https://t.co/sCnvOsiXdaA day Greater Manchester and the world will never forget. I can’t quite believe it has been three years. My thought… https://t.co/cXSmJENW44
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5/22
2020
Proud to be a part of the brilliant @up_Reach team ⭐️ https://t.co/DZP8Y3Zaq5 @mrlongdenextra @TraffordCouncil @OneTrafford @Ameyplc A huge gap left and still hacking away around the perimeter!… https://t.co/3FfjB86cq1 @TraffordCouncil is it your contractors who are currently hacking away at the trees over the brook at the border be… https://t.co/iIhDeZ4yG6
5/21
2020
‘Students need a bailout, not the universities’ - prospective undergrads need their trust in HE regained and to fee… https://t.co/unOYcUnKccRevealed: At least 26 teachers have died from Covid-19 https://t.co/XGKrP93aru
5/20
2020
@isthatbrads As someone who has also been personally affected by covid, I’m sending all the strength and love to yo… https://t.co/JzEsadI9rTI have that helplessly determined and speechless feeling that completely grips me when I’m reading something that p… https://t.co/qBRELcQC6qChildren from better-off families are spending 30% more time on home learning than those from poorer families. New… https://t.co/aRz2asU177
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5/18
2020
Hello! A thread of opportunities for Year 12 A-level students in your school to take part in online to help prepare… https://t.co/j1uvg4SVgM
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5/16
2020
Next Friday, it will be the 3rd anniversary of the Manchester arena attack, and I’ve been thinking of all those aff… https://t.co/0dITWa5aFhSharing this great opportunity 👇 https://t.co/NyFtrwjZNB
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5/15
2020
@_SamStorey Love it! Take care 🐝
5/12
2020
A month since my grandpa went into hospital after a stroke, then beating covid and he’s been on the phone to my gra… https://t.co/NGfLKttuVp
5/8
2020
Photo and context 11/10 https://t.co/mVeZKyTMvO
5/4
2020
As if the year couldn’t get worse https://t.co/AfOVZoBJ4x
4/18
2020
The language around coronavirus "has sometimes felt trite and misleading" says #Newsnight presenter Emily @Maitlishttps://t.co/R9FLjmA5Ww
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4/10
2020
Thank you to the NHS for looking after my high risk 89 year old grandpa 💙 there is no service or anything in the world as precious 💙
4/8
2020
Today we commemorate #Kwibuka26 and remember the victims and survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rw… https://t.co/A45qUD4ANo
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchNEW REPORT: The potential impacts of COVID-19 on social mobility. Read our immediate concerns in full here:… https://t.co/oyiFsEBzpW
Retweeted by Alexandra Veitch'Sir Peter Lampl, founder of the Sutton Trust social mobility charity, warned that "teacher assessments can unconsc… https://t.co/i5Y2aZTmI0
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4/7
2020
New: Starmer cabinet - RLB moves to Education - Miliband BACK at Beis - Thornberry to International Trade - John H… https://t.co/pP5LAtkjc9
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4/6
2020
'It will take nearly a century for highly-selective universities in England to raise the participation rate for 18-… https://t.co/HrZVvESY9q
4/5
2020
@rhiannonm_s We love to see White NancyWe're concerned that the school closures will lead to a widening of the attainment gap, in part because some childr… https://t.co/Mx3IdM8SHU
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchTaking into account “past performance of their school” totally doesn’t sound like something that will massively ove… https://t.co/VRhIGRll9x
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4/4
2020
there is a shortage of PPE in our hospitals and a surplus of PPE in our media imo
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchHundreds of university staff to be made redundant due to coronavirus https://t.co/F4eNhZN8xd | The Guardian
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4/2
2020
Millions of children should not be unfairly disadvantaged by the measures to combat #covid19UK Our new report cal… https://t.co/NRexLfXZrg
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4/1
2020
Proud to have gone to the same school ❤️ https://t.co/zNth7tEOidImportant survey on how the closure of schools is impacting on young people, families, teachers and university admi… https://t.co/SABtCG7TJm
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3/30
2020
Lots of us are worried about the coronavirus and struggling to cope with the changes in our lives, including young… https://t.co/uEVfG6RrNy
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchWorkers at @ASOS in Barnsley are being forced in with no social distancing measures whilst staff at the Camden HQ a… https://t.co/vQYwY1UdiD
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchPrivileged to say it but I can’t stop thinking about a proper coffee shop coffee
3/28
2020
https://t.co/ERpgihHoiQ NEW REPORT - We surveyed upReach Associates asking how the Coronavirus is affecting their l… https://t.co/Ct01R1LqNp
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchToday we have launched a series of free online resources, suitable for pupils aged 10-18 and available free of char… https://t.co/YhNxTmXDno
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3/27
2020
@OfficeShoes hi, can you open your DMs please? Thank you :)
3/25
2020
Impact of Covid-19 on the Charity Sector: How to help charities "bridge the gap" ​ https://t.co/ZjBs02PmnM via @LinkedIn
Retweeted by Alexandra VeitchLast year one Oxford college admitted 96% of its students from state schools. How did they do it? When this period… https://t.co/8xBW4rmyVL
Retweeted by Alexandra Veitch @HelloFreshUK hi, please may I change my billing address for a current member account? There's a 200 minute wait on the phone
3/24
2020
Thanks @GOVUK for validating my yoga pant uniform for the months aheadBorders are the best ❤️ https://t.co/b9GNnThOOS @Micha_Frazer almost 10 years and the last time I couldn't see him for this long was uni 😭 I didn't properly move out in time
3/23
2020
@CarolineHirons @Debenhams @houseoffraser @marksandspencer @nextofficial are still open, and have remarketed their… https://t.co/xiEoFpl6Ho @whatevawears Eva I’m so sorry, I’m not surprised from my experience working there for 6 months. They treat staff a… https://t.co/ofj0eujQJ0Make online delivery free to stop in-store collections and act within your duty of care for your staff!!Why is @nextofficial still open, putting elderly store assistants, who likely feel financially unable to stop working, at risk?Always rated Michael Morpurgo for writing my favourite books as a child, then as an adult for his anti-selective ed… https://t.co/p1Pukvu5Nv
3/22
2020
@StaceyAnthony__ Can I come with
3/21
2020

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