University perspectives for all (»HoPe«)


Hochschulperspektiven für alle (»HoPe«)/ University perspectives for all is a comprehensive mentoring program for students interested in studying (Module 1) as well as for students in the introductory phase (Module 2). A particular focus here is the support of First Generation Students from non-academic families and with migration history.

Narrative, origins and objectives of the initiative

What kind of project is this? Please give a short description (summary) of it.

Please tell us why, in general, this project is considered a successful one?

And why would you consider it a grass-roots initiative?

What challenges needed to be solved in this project?

Is this initiative based on any particular theoretical framework? Which one?

(Appendix) Is your intervention standing on its own or is it a part of a bigger and more holistic approach?

Please describe the group(s) intended as beneficiaries of this initiative

Why has this group (have these groups) been chosen?

Could you please tell us something about the relative size of the (of each) target group, within the school/university population, region and/or country?

Which social characteristics are taken into account and what is the geographical area covered?

On which level is the project implemented?

Please describe the political and socio-economic factors that you believe have been important enablers for your initiative

Did the initiative have political support?

How did it fit with local, regional or national policies?

Who are the stakeholders supporting the initiative?

Are there particular demographic changes present that are influencing the project?

What is the institutional strategy and culture of the (educational) organization?

To what extent does the initiative have an influence on institutional policy (or potential influence) of the (educational) organization?

(Appendix) Is there public support for your initiative and the issue it addresses?

(Appendix) What other factors do you think have been important for the success of this initiative?

Please describe the overall initiative design and the methods and tools used to reach the goals

Please describe the specific activities carried out.

What were the key roles (teacher, student, management team etc.) within the project?

What ideas, tools, theories, models, methodology (etc.) have been used to reach the goals?

What are the final revenues of the project?

Please describe if your project ensured its sustainability

If so, how did you ensure the short-term impact of the project?

And how did you ensure the long-term impact of the project?

Has your project been replicated elsewhere?

Please tell us about the resources used in this initiative

What was the budget for the initiative?

How much did the initiative depend on volunteers?

How were the costs perceived by the public/the sector/other stakeholders?

To what extent did the initiative achieve its objectives?

Please describe the evidence to support the success of your initiative.

Did the intervention lead to any unintended (positive) outcomes?

What indicators (quantitative and qualitative) have you measured to demonstrate success?

(Appendix) How did you evaluate/monitor this intervention?