Youth sector partnerships

Business and education leaders from across Wales got together this week at Business in the Community Cymru’s first Business-Education Symposium - and it wasn’t just about policy and planning.
With the snap election just around the corner, business and individuals alike will be wondering how the next Government plans to respond to the changing education landscape.
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. 
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.
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.
More than 400 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have been recruited onto the life changing Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) awards programme by Amey, which provides public and regulated services across Britain. 
Cyfarthfa High School and Carillion Civil Engineering have joined forces to launch a three-year Business Class partnership to boost enterprise opportunities for young people.
Twenty Welsh business leaders left the boardroom to go back to school on Wednesday 20 April, on a Seeing is Believing visit led by Steve Hughes, Group Finance and Transformation Director, Principality Building Society.
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.