The Education Award

Recognising UK school-business programmes that are working to prevent social background predicting a young person’s success at school and beyond.

The Education Award InfographicEducational inequality impacts not only the health, well-being and career options of our young people, it also leads to wasted potential at a time when businesses are struggling to recruit the skills they need. responsible employers, such as the entrants to this year’s Education Award, recognise that social mobility is good for business as well as society as a whole and are leading in their approach to addressing it.

Read the whole of Susie Perrett's blog on this year's Education Award entrants and see a larger version of the infographic.

 

 

Glasgow Caledonian University: Winners of the Education Award
The Education Award, Winner, 2016

11,000 students from some of Glasgow’s most deprived areas have had their aspirations boosted and prospects improved thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Club project.

Published: Mon, 2016-07-11 21:41
Children learning about science through EDF Energy's Big Energy Project
The Education Award, Finalist, 2016

EDF Energy’s Big Energy Project has shown students, teachers and the wider public how to reduce their energy consumption and save money. The project also teaches valuable employment skills.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:30
Ford of Britain and Robert Clack School Partnership
The Education Award, Finalist, 2016

Pupils aged 11-18 in one of the poorest areas of the UK are receiving practical and financial support thanks to a partnership between car maker Ford and Robert Clack School.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:30
IBM Summer School for Computing Subject Leaders
The Education Award, Finalist, 2016

Through a programme of Summer Schools run by computing giant IBM, 1,000 teachers have developed their computing skills, enabling them to improve the teaching of the new computing curriculum for 30,000 primary school pupils. The project aims to create the next generation of...

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:30
Children with a mentor from the Rothschild Schools Partnership
The Education Award, Finalist, 2016

Children from one of Britain’s poorest areas are improving their prospects of finding work thanks to a partnership between investment bank Rothschild and schools in deprived East London schools.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:30
Children learning about science and engineering through Siemens' Curiosity Project
The Education Award, Finalist, 2016

Siemens integrated programme aims to inspire the next generation of engineers. The Curiosity Project is playing a role in nurturing the five million new STEM graduates the UK will need in coming years.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:30
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted
The Education Award, Shortlisted, 2016

Thousands of young people from inner city London boroughs are supported into employment or university every year by Lloyd's Community Programme, which has been running for over 26 years.

Published: Tue, 2016-04-19 07:00

 

 

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