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Welcome

We connect employers with education, public and private sector partners to widen their social impact. 

We work across the country with employers and educators to provide services that help employers to engage, inspire and motivate young people around skills, career options and future employment.

Our award-winning and externally validated Make the Grade programme is now in its seventh year and has had an impact on over 100,000 young people to date. 

Learn more about Make the Grade

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Gunwharf Quays launches Made in Portsmouth challenge

24 students from The Charter Academy, Portmouth Academy and King Richard's School were set a special challenge by Landsec and Gunwharf Quays earlier this month - with an enthusiastic response from local students.

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Successful project encourages city students to stay on in Leeds

#INLEEDSDAY2018, a student-led initiative that supports graduate retention across Leeds, will see businesses host groups of students on a series of workplace visits and has attracted support from Jake Berry, the Northern Powerhouse Minister.

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Leeds pupils sleep out to help homeless young people

Pupils at the Co-operative Academy of Leeds will be swapping their beds for sleeping bags this Friday (23 February), to raise funds for youth homelessness charity Centrepoint.

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Government's new Careers Strategy: What does it mean for employer engagement in schools?

We work in partnership with businesses at a local and national level, to ensure young people are afforded the opportunity to meet professionals from all industries and walks of life. We want all volunteers to understand what this new strategy means for them, and how their work will be valued by schools.

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Trinity Kitchen Challenge launches for fourth year

Young people from six schools in Leeds and Bradford are getting an opportunity to hone their business and enterprise skills with a unique challenge from Leeds’ Trinity Kitchen – the pop-up street food space at Trinity Leeds shopping centre in the city centre.

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