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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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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.


BNY Mellon attend Interactive Panel at Rodillian Academy

This is part of a series of Digital focused events funded by United Way Worldwide through the generosity of BNY Mellon.

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Ahead Partnership's first Coffee & Catch up with Keepmoat

This is the 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 activites. This month, we had a chat with Matthew Lawrie from Keepmoat homes in Doncaster.

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Sixth form students to discover Birmingham's fintech sector with PWC

Sixth form students from schools across Birmingham are getting an introduction to the world of FinTech with the help of business volunteers at an interactive Industry Day at PwC’s city centre office.