Hear from our 2013 Education Award winners


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This is a chance for you to hear from and question Jaguar Land Rover and Gentoo - our winners in the 2013 Responsible Business Education Award. Hear how they developed their unique approaches to building education partnerships and the impact they have achieved, and take the opportunity to ask them about the wins.

Jaguar Land Rover has shown leadership in their sector by developing long-term partnerships with schools and has promoted STEM skills to two million young people to date. Les Ratcliffe, Head of Community Relations Jaguar Land Rover  will be explaining how  programme is creating a skilled future workforce, motivating employees, boosting productivity and reducing absence – key business benefits with a value of at least £700,000.  Read our case study on their award winning programme, Inspiring Tomorrow's Engineers.

Gentoo has created an independent academy for pupils aged 4-16, which has raised educational standards, stimulated the local housing market and helped win business with 43 other schools. Peter Harrison, Deputy Director, Gentoo Living and Pat Havord, Head of Learning will be talking about how the company achieved regeneration of a community through sponsoring an academy - read our case study on the Award winning Gentoo/Academy 360 educational partnership.

Join the web chat

The web chat will take place here at 1pm on Tuesday 5 November. You can put questions to the speakers on the day or send in advance to caroline.brown@bitc.org.uk