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Showing posts for 2023

Ahead Partnership hosts non-clinical insights day to inspire young people into healthcare careers

On Wednesday 22nd November, Ahead Partnership welcomed almost 50 young people to Brian Jackson House, Kirklees, inviting them to take part in an inspiring event with volunteers from NHS England, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions, FutureNHS and Locala CIC.


24 Nov 2023

Ahead Partnership celebrates two years of inspiring young people to consider careers in digital

Ahead Partnership is marking a significant milestone as it celebrates the two-year anniversary of its award-winning Growing Talent Digital Leeds programme.


28 Sep 2023

West Midlands digital employers come together to inspire young women to pursue careers in tech

Inspiring female role models from a number of digital and tech employers have met with 72 female secondary school students from across the West Midlands to provide tips and guidance, and inspire the students with the confidence to pursue careers within the industry.


19 Jul 2023

International recognition for building partnerships with purpose

As the academic year draws to a close, we are delighted to end the term with the wonderful news that we have won the Gold Award in the socio-economic category at the International CSR Excellence Awards.


10 Jul 2023

Students get to grips with nature at Beaconsfield Services

57 students from Butlers Court School have spent time getting to grips with nature, on an ecology day at Beaconsfield Services. The Motorway Service Area (MSA), one of the largest on the UK road network, which is located at Junction 2 of the M40 and operated by Extra, played host to an ecology day, where Year 4 students were able to understand more about wildlife, nature and learn key skills about the world of work.


30 Jun 2023

Milton Park opens its doors to local students

Volunteers at Milton Park, a leading science, business and technology community in Oxfordshire, were joined by students from St Birinus Boys’ School in May 2023 as part of its ‘Explore Milton Park’ school engagement programme.


02 Jun 2023

SuperTech launches initiative with Ahead Partnership to connect talent with high growth opportunities in the West Midlands

SuperTech, the UK’s only tech supercluster, is launching a Talent Partnership initiative today (Wednesday 24 May 2023) aimed at developing the range of skilled people in next generation services. It will better connect the talent pool in Birmingham and the West Midlands with high value job opportunities. SuperTech Talent Partnership launches with five Talent Partners – the School of Code, Ahead Partnership, Northcoders, Generation and Digital Innovators. They are already nurturing the development of essential talent in a range of skills relevant to the ProfTech and wider financial and professional services sectors.


25 May 2023

Women in Leeds’ tech sector join forces to ignite female students’ passion for digital

On 4 May 2023, the city’s fifth #GirlTechLeeds event took place at the Asda Merchandising Centre of Excellence and Exhibition Centre. Co-funded by Netcompany and Leeds City Council, #GirlTechLeeds connected young women with female professionals from tech companies like Infinity Works, AND Digital and BJSS and cross-sector digital employers including Sulzer and Page White Farrer.


12 May 2023

DLA Piper takes students on development journey to launch landmark new Leeds office

An initiative that will see students experience the three-year journey from commencement of construction to the completion of DLA Piper’s new state-of-the-art Leeds office has recently launched with the first of five engaging careers and skills events.


30 Mar 2023

Wellington Place and Ahead Partnership inspire women of the future on International Women’s Day

MEPC has brought together organisations based at Wellington Place to host their annual Women of the Future event. The event, delivered by Ahead Partnership, aimed to inspire female students, highlight career prospects, build their confidence, and teach valuable life skills. Held to mark International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8th March), Wellington Place welcomed 48 year nine female students from nearby secondary schools


10 Mar 2023

Milton Park companies to inspire next generation into STEAM careers

A new five-year school engagement programme has launched in Oxfordshire, which will see employers located at Milton Park develop local young people’s employability skills and engage students with careers in science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM).


03 Mar 2023

Silverstone Park careers outreach programme set to inspire hundreds more school students

Hundreds of secondary school students in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire will once more benefit from “invaluable” advice on career types and pathways from business professionals – many of them innovating in the tech world – as part of the Silverstone Park Schools Programme. The programme has re-launched for the current academic year and, between February and May, will work with more than 600 Year 8 and 9 students at The Buckingham School, Sponne School in Towcester and Kingsthorpe College in Northampton.


01 Feb 2023

Students present to Green Jobs Taskforce for West Yorkshire Green Skills Youth Programme

Enterprising pupils from Oulton Academy were chosen to present their idea to the Green Jobs Taskforce, which the Mayor of West Yorkshire, chairs. The group from Oulton Academy were among 174 young people who got involved in several innovative activities designed and delivered by Ahead Partnership with the help of local employers to help bring green jobs to life for young people as part of the West Yorkshire Green Skills Youth Programme.


12 Jan 2023