bizvideo-cover-play

WATCH OUR FILM: Why do businesses want to work with us?

schoolsvideo-cover-play

WATCH OUR FILM: What school leaders say about Make the Grade

Item 1 of 2

Welcome

We are a social enterprise that connects businesses and communities to create social and economic change.

We work with employers and organisations from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to develop practical projects which widen economic opportunity for everyone.

Watch our film and explore our programmes to find out more about how we make a difference.

Learn more

Our Partners >>

Our current programmes

Make the Grade

Business and school partnerships >>>

>>>

Aspire2work

Work experience for 16-19 year olds >>>

>>>

Talent Match

Supporting young entrepreneurs >>>

>>>

In the last five years we have...

graphic-box-1

Latest News

2017_02_02 Ahead Partnership AQL_1669

BUSINESS BLOG: #GirlTechLCR with Epiphany Search and She Does Digital

BUSINESS BLOG: We jumped at the opportunity to talk to young women across Leeds about creative design in the digital sector.

Read more >>
IMG_8538

Netherwood Advanced Learning Centre introduced to the world of work

Year 8 students from Netherwood Advanced Learning Centre in Barnsley got an early introduction to the world of work with the help of Ahead Partnership and 17 local employers this week.

Read more >>
leeds east careers

Leeds East Academy inspired by local firms

Leeds East Academy's Year 8 and 11 students got the chance to quiz local employers on career path options and the experience and knowledge required to work in a wide range of sector this week when 16 businesses joined forces for their Make the Grade careers event.

Read more >>
IMG_7899

Carleton High School get a closer look at careers in Pontefract

800 students at Carleton High School quizzed local employers about opportunities and career routes at a careers marketplace event in Pontefract this week.

Read more >>
0A2A6243

Westgate Shopping Centre challenge students to Made in Oxford pop-up shop competition

45 students from St Gregory the Great Catholic School, City of Oxford College and Oxford Academy were set a special challenge by Land Securities and the new Westgate Shopping Centre earlier this week.

Read more >>