Education case studies

Sky: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award (Large Company) 2016

Sky - Sky Academy Starting Out

Starting Out is a Sky Academy initiative that uses TV, creativity and sport to help young people build practical skills and experience. The programme provides over 1,000 work related opportunities for young people each year.  

Updated: July 2016
AmicusHorizon: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award 2016 (Small Company)

AmicusHorizon - Contractor and Supplier Giving Back Scheme and Motiv8

AmicusHorizon is a large housing association which wants to support its residents into work and build stronger communities. Stronger communities house better residents so everybody wins. 

Updated: July 2016
Glasgow Caledonian University: Winners of the Education Award

Glasgow Caledonian University - The Caledonian Club

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.

Updated: July 2016
Dragon LNG - The Darwin Centre Experience

Dragon LNG – The Darwin Centre Experience

The Dragon LNG Darwin Experience (DLNGDE) uses field trips and hands-on activities to engage pupils, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, in technology-related career paths.

Updated: June 2016
GE Aviation Wales' apprentices and staff in front of an engine

GE Aviation Wales – Our Apprenticeship Programme

GE Aviation Wales offers apprenticeships in both engineering and business administration. The programmes provide excellent opportunities for young people and guarantees talent for the future of the engineering industry.

Updated: June 2016
Girls taking part in GE Aviation's Maths Mentoring Programme

GE Aviation Wales – Maths Mentoring Programme

GE Aviation Wales is working with two local schools to provide mentoring support for pupils who are in danger of failing GCSE maths. The jet engineering firm is proving that maths doesn’t have to be rocket science.

Updated: June 2016
PwC - Schools Engagement and Recruitment strategy: a group of students

PwC - Schools Engagement and Recruitment Strategy

Thanks to consultantcy PwC’s school engagement strategy, almost 6,000 young people, many from disadvantaged backgrounds, have been given the skills and confidence they need to find work.

Updated: June 2016
Children learning about science through EDF Energy's Big Energy Project

EDF Energy - The Big Energy Project

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.

Updated: June 2016
Ford of Britain and Robert Clack School Partnership

Ford of Britain and Robert Clack School Partnership

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.

Updated: June 2016
IBM Summer School for Computing Subject Leaders

IBM UK Summer School for Computing Subject Leaders

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...

Updated: June 2016
Children with a mentor from the Rothschild Schools Partnership

Rothschild - Rothschild Schools Partnership

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.

Updated: June 2016
Children learning about science and engineering through Siemens' Curiosity Project

Siemens - The Curiosity Project

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.

Updated: June 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

EDF Energy - Journey of environmental education and leadership

EDF Energy are tackling the STEM skills shortage and investing in tomorrow's engineers through educational programmes about sustainable energy. 

Updated: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Lloyd’s Community Programme

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.

Updated: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Carillion Civil Engineering – Leaving a Lasting Community Legacy

Civil engineering company Carillion is using a road development project as a catalyst to deliver social benefits for South Wales. Working with local groups, the project is providing investment, employment, training and apprenticeships.

Updated: April 2016

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