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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 eighth year and has had an impact on over 150,000 young people to date. 

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Ahead Partnership launch #FinProLCR

Ahead Partnership, has today (27 February) launched a new Talent Scheme aimed at improving the pipeline of young talent persuing roles in the Professional and Financial Services sector in Leeds City Region.

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Coffee & Catchup with Henry Boot Construction

This is part first of a series of blogs where we catch up with some of the businesses that we work with, get to know what they do in more detail and why they get involved in our activities. This month, we had a chat with Bradley Longford at Henry Boot Construction.

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Get free Digital Careers resources for your school

We worked with a wide variety of the region's Digital employers to produce careers resources that would help young people understand the exciting opportunities available in Digital and Tech. Get the resources free of charge now.

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Bradford Academy Sponsor Day

Now in its fourth year, the Bradford Sponsor Day helps students between the age of 11 and 16 to develop the skills needed for life in employment, by providing pupils with an opportunity to talk to businesses about working life, and different career paths.

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Children's Take Over Day

Last Friday, students from Leeds West Academy were invited to Ahead Partnership’s head offices to take over our creative department for a day.