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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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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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Gateley plc challenge students in Birmingham to open their own business

International law firm Gateley plc asked Year 10 students from Lyndon School and Tile Cross Academy to design and pitch a new idea for a pet grooming business in a bid to help them develop their business planning and essential employability skills.

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Farnley Academy mentoring programme graduates on track for success with help from KPMG Leeds

Year 9 and 10 students from Farnley Academy in Leeds have completed a group mentoring programme with mentors with KPMG. The mentoring is part of the NCOP programme which is aimed at supporting the most disadvantaged young people in England in progress on to Higher Education.

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Eco-friendly airline wins Birmingham Airport Challenge

An eco-friendly airline concept developed by students from Chelmsley Wood was awarded first place in The Birmingham Airport ‘Launch an Airline’ Challenge.

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