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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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Birmingham Digital project welcoming schools and employers this autumn

With investment from the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP, we'll be starting a new digital project in the coming weeks to help young people in the region get a better idea of the exciting opportunities within the digital and tech sector.

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Make the Grade in STEM set to launch in Birmingham

Make the Grade in STEM Birmingham will include a range of exciting and innovative employer-led activities for young people next academic year to help link employers to young people and help them understand career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the region.

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Opportunities for employers and schools at Birmingham Professional Services Week

Professional Services Week is a week of activities across Birmingham for secondary schools to raise awareness of and enthusiasm for careers in the professional, financial and business services (BPS) sector. We have opportunities for employers and schools to get involved.

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St Wilfrid's students put their burning questions to Wakefield employers

Year 10 Media Studies students from St Wilfrid's Academy in Wakefield asked their questions about working in the creative industries with an interactive panel of Yorkshire businesses.

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#GirlTechLCR helps young women discover tech for Leeds Digital Festival

Female students from four schools across Leeds and Bradford are getting an introduction to the world of digital with the help of volunteers from tech firms across the Leeds City Region for Leeds Digital Festival.

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