Education case studies

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
Categories: Education
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
Categories: Education
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
Categories: Education
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
Categories: Education
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
Categories: Education
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
Categories: Education
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
Categories: Education
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
Categories: Education
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

ACT Training – The Pre-Apprenticeship Programme

The ACT Pre-Apprenticeship Programme supports high-achieving school leavers who are ready and able to enter the world of work, earn a good wage and join a company that can nurture their potential.

Updated: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

ACT Training – ACT Schools

The ACT Schools project is changing the lives of young people in Cardiff who have previously had difficulties in the education system. Its holistic approach is helping pupils complete school and find their first job.

Updated: April 2016
Categories: Education, Work Experience
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water – Inspiring Our Future Customers

Welsh Water is educating its future customers and prospective employees about what it does and why it does it, through a holistic and broad spectrum approach.

Updated: April 2016
Categories: Education, Work Experience
Legal & General: Business Class Partnership with Pen y Dre High School - Winner, Careers Wales Schools Partnership Award 2015

Legal & General - Business Class Partnership with Pen y Dre High School

Legal & General’s needs-led, strategic partnership with Pen y Dre School in Merthyr Tydfil is revolutionising pupils’ experience of the world of work, giving them contact with professionals whilst also providing development and volunteering opportunities for the company...

Updated: June 2015
BBC Cymru Wales: Roath Lock Apprentice Scheme - Winner (large company) Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Inspiring Young Talent Award 2015

BBC Cymru Wales - Roath Lock Apprentice Scheme

The Roath Lock programme provides substantial and inspiring apprenticeship placements at the very heart of BBC Cymru Wales’ operations supporting the needs of the business and the needs of the wider media and creative sector in Wales.

Updated: June 2015
HardingEvans: #TeamHE Be Inspired - Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Inspiring Young Talent Award, Winner (small company), 2015

HardingEvans - #TeamHE Be Inspired

HardingEvans Solicitors’ talent pipeline programme is rooted in the company’s values and is having a significant impact on young people and the business.

Updated: June 2015

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