What is Children's University?
What is Children's University™?
The Children's University™ (CU) aims to promote exciting
learning opportunities and experiences outside normal school hours
for children aged 7-14 (and 5 and 6 year olds with their families).
At the heart of its work is the ambition to raise
aspirations, boost achievement and foster a love of learning, so
that young people can make the most of their abilities and
What is a Learning Destination?
Learning Desitnations are places and organisations to which
children can 'travel' with their Passport to Learning.
They provide high quality learning activities and experiences
with a 'wow' factor and have passed the Children's
University's™ own quality assurance process (Validation).
A Learning Desitnation can range from a museum to a farm or from
an airport to a school.
There are Learning Destinations across the country. You
can find out more about them by visiting the national Children's University website or downloading
the free Children's University ePassport App (App Store / Google Play)
Recognision and rewarding participation
Children's University™ students use Passports to Learning in
which they record the number of hours of completed CU Validated
Children are encouraged to progress through the national
certification scheme, based on the number of hours participation
throughout their involvement with the Children's
University™and Graduate at one of three Kent Universities.