Education case studies

Leatherhead Hub intervention

Leatherhead Collaborative Hub Case Study

In May 2011, Wates led a Seeing is Believing visit in North Leatherhead, to help senior business representatives understand the challenges faced by young people and families in deprived...

Updated: July 2014
Young people learning from Carillion

Carillion Civil Engineering - A465 Schools Engagement Project

Carillion’s Schools Engagement Programme in the Heads of the Valleys tackled low educational attainment and unemployment in the area by improving the employment prospects of young people.

Updated: June 2014
Categories: Education, Work Experience
Carillion is helping transform the lives of young people in Blaenau Gwent.

Carillion Civil Engineering - Tackling Youth Unemployment in Blaenau Gwent

Carillion’s approach to going beyond contractual commitments whilst delivering infrastructure projects has provided employment, training and work experience for young people in Blaenau Gwent along with a myriad of business benefits.

Updated: June 2014
Solar array at Okehampton College

EDF Energy and Okehampton College

EDF Energy’s partnership with Okehampton College in Devon has encouraged students to consider a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, helping ensure a skilled future workforce and raising awareness of energy-saving.

Updated: June 2014
Categories: Education
Asda trainees

Asda Stores - Opportunities for all Communities

Customers are at the core of Asda’s business and it is proud of being in the heart of the communities it operates in. Many of these communities are seriously affected by youth unemployment and Asda has created the Opportunities for all Communities programme to offer a range...

Updated: June 2014
Haggerston School pupils

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP: The Freshfields Haggerston partnership

Freshfields’ partnership with Haggerston School in Hackney is improving the employability of students, increasing employee volunteers’ skills and building the firm’s reputation with clients.

Updated: June 2014
Categories: Education
A.F. Blakemore & Son - A.F. Blakemore Education Matters Programme

A.F. Blakemore & Son - A.F. Blakemore Education Matters Programme

A.F. Blakemore supports schoolchildren in deprived areas where its staff live and work – improving their confidence, attainment and behaviour, while developing a pool of motivated future employees.

 

Updated: June 2014
Categories: Education
Mondelēz International Health for Life participants

Mondelēz International - Health for Life

Mondelēz International supports healthier lifestyles among primary schoolchildren in south Birmingham, generating media coverage which has reached two million people and engaging employees in volunteering opportunities.

Updated: June 2014
The University of Manchester - School Governor Initiative

The University of Manchester - School Governor Initiative

The University of Manchester is improving leadership in state schools by encouraging staff and alumni to become school governors, which develops their skills and builds relationships with institutions which provide future students.

Updated: June 2014
Categories: Education

Boots - Let's Inspire

Boots’ Let’s Inspire Initiative provides young people with the chance to access employment or further education opportunities by offering work placements, apprenticeships and graduate programmes.

Updated: June 2014
GEM programme participants

Centre for Partnership - The national GEM programme

Centre for Partnership created the GEM Programme to offer unemployed and under employed graduates work experience, a qualification and employment within the housing sector.

Updated: June 2014
Children taking part in the E.ON Energy Experience

E.ON - The E.ON Energy Experience

E.ON’s Energy Experience inspires school children to learn about energy through interactive events and online resources, while supporting business objectives and generating positive media coverage.

Updated: June 2014
Categories: Education
Apprentices at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - NHS Apprenticeships

Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals Trust works with local schools and colleges to create employment opportunities for local young people and recruit a highly trained workforce.

Updated: June 2014
PD Ports - High Tide programme participants

PD Ports Group - The High Tide Summer Scheme

PD Ports partnered with schools and other Teesside employers to address poor work experience and low awareness of opportunities in the area.

Updated: June 2014
Pinsent Masons and Cockburn School

Pinsent Masons and Cockburn School

Pinsent Masons works with Cockburn School in Leeds, helping raise attainment and prepare students for work, while motivating staff and raising its profile in the local community.

Updated: June 2014
Categories: Education

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