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

Policy work

  • Labour's Technical Degrees

    The Edge Foundation very much welcomes the proposals made by the Labour party today, regarding the introduction of ‘Technical Degrees’.

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  • Technical Awards warmly welcomed

    Lord Baker, chair of education charities the Edge Foundation and the Baker Dearing Educational Trust, has warmly welcomed plans for new Technical Awards to be taken by young people aged 14-19

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Edge Manifesto

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

On Twitter

@AELPUK: 72% of parents recognise vocational quals just as useful as a degree in allowing people to start a successful career http://t.c…

Fri Oct 24 2:47PM

66% of parents don’t think the education system is preparing young people for the workplace @cityandguilds http://t.co/JMGzG2dP8n

Fri Oct 24 1:10PM

Congratulations to the first ever @EdgeHotelSchool graduates today! What an exciting time!

Fri Oct 24 12:15PM

UK education system not fit for purpose say parents - new research from @cityandguilds http://t.co/L04aigZay6 #skills

Fri Oct 24 10:09AM

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