We celebrate success and showcase vocational excellence
It's been 10 years since the Edge Foundation was formed. Take a look at some of our greatest moments
Edge's manifesto ahead of the 2015 general election
Edge is an independent education foundation, dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning.
We work with policy-makers and opinion-formers so that we can take our message to the people who make the decisions
Working with a number of organisations who share our belief in the importance of technical, practical & vocational learning is important to us
The Skills Show provided the stage for the Edge Challenge 2015 Final and the winners were revealed.
Shane Mann of FE Week and Schools Week publishers Lsect gives tips on getting coverage for skills and the FE sector
The Skills Show’s reputation as the UK’s largest and most successful skills and careers event for young people has been reinforced by the success of the 2015 show. Covering its largest ever floor space - equivalent to 12 football pitches across ten halls at the NEC Birmingham - the event welcomed a total of 78,324 visitors during its three day tenancy.
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.
“There’s some good news in the Chancellor’s announcements.
“For a start, the new employer levy will fund further growth in apprenticeships. The government says there’ll be a strong focus on apprenticeships for young people, which is really welcome.
Edge has submitted evidence to a House of Commons inquiry into the Government’s Productivity Plan. We focused on the vital contribution skills will make to boosting the nation’s productivity.
Our manifesto sets out policies to tackle youth
unemployment, rebalance our education and training system and
create profound partnerships between education and
@OJQBrown: 30 hours and it's done, our Gingerbread House 2015 @WivenhoeHouse @EdgeHotelSchool, good job Louise https://t.co/DI1AnAbsnr
@YEUK2012: The audience is bringing some amazing questions to the panels today thank you all :) https://t.co/GUQAytW2ak
Here's the highlights from Edge at #TSS15! https://t.co/98IKe9K5uz @SkillsShow
Excellent @cityandguilds report highlights need for better career guidance for 14-19 year olds https://t.co/K5hdtLfZxP
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