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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 seventh year and has had an impact on over 100,000 young people to date. 

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Bingley students and Northern Powergrid host 1940s vintage community fair

Northern Powergrid partnered with social enterprise Ahead Partnership to deliver 'Watt a Community!' a brand new competition to get students thinking about vulnerability within their local community.

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Grey Coat Hospital School students visit top Victoria businesses

Year 9 students from Grey Coat Hospital School in London, got a chance to experience a real workplace with help from Victoria Business Improvement District.


Pinsent Masons support Cockburn School ambassadors with communication skills

Pinsent Masons continue their fourteen-year support of Cockburn School with a workshop experience for their student ambassadors and Head Boy/Girl applicants this summer.

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BPS Birmingham to Stage its’ Third Professional Services Week Bringing Business and Schools Together

BPS Birmingham will be staging its third Professional Services Week between Monday 25 and Friday 29 June. The initiative aims to raise the aspirations of students currently studying in the region’s schools to consider a career in Professional Services, the largest and fastest growing sector in the West Midlands.

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New book highlights the global impact of Leeds innovators and pioneers - include Ahead Partnership!

A new book, ‘Leeds: Cradle of Innovation’, celebrates Leeds innovators of the past and present and sets the scene for future innovations.