Welcome to the Edge Foundation

  • It's been 10 years since the Edge Foundation was formed. Take a look at some of our greatest moments

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  • We celebrate success and showcase vocational excellence

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  • Edge's manifesto ahead of the 2015 general election

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  • Edge is an independent education foundation, dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning.

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  • We work with policy-makers and opinion-formers so that we can take our message to the people who make the decisions

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  • Working with a number of organisations who share our belief in the importance of technical, practical & vocational learning is important to us

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Partner Updates

  • Future First

    Future First have recently registered their 100,000th former student! From chief executives to an apprentice rocket scientist more and more people across the country are signing up to support their old schools. A recent evaluation of Future First found that hearing from alumni in different jobs makes students want to work harder in lessons.

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  • Festival of Learning 2015

    During the months of May and June, the Festival of Learning will bring together organisations across the country to offer thousands of opportunities for anyone and everyone to learn something new. The Festival aims to celebrate adult learning and heighten awareness of the learning opportunities available across the UK.

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Policy work

Edge Manifesto

  • Our manifesto sets out policies to tackle youth unemployment, rebalance our education and training system and create profound partnerships between education and employment.

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