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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News

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.

On Twitter

@George_Osborne: On #education launching a new University Technical College in Newcastle which will specialise in IT & healthcare scienc…

Fri Feb 27 2:47PM

@bfastmet: @ukEdge @tesfenews We are shortlisted in your category! Can't wait for tonight fingers crossed for @bfastmet

Fri Feb 27 2:22PM

@Apprenticeships: Teachers & employers: know someone who takes, supports or promotes vocational quals? Nominate them for #VQDay awards h…

Fri Feb 27 1:57PM

Looking forward to the @tesfenews Awards tonight! Particularly the Employer Engagement Award...

Fri Feb 27 10:37AM

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