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

  • Making maths and English work for all

    The Education and Training Foundation is encouraging employers, practitioners and learners to get involved in a consultation which opens this week, focusing on the effectiveness of non-GCSE maths and English qualifications.

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  • Future First

    Future First has been building alumni communities in state schools in the UK for five years now. This report focuses on the role of alumni in supporting the transition from school to work.

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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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