About us

Edge is the independent education charity dedicated to raising the status of technical and professional education. 

High quality technical and professional education provides the opportunity for all young people to reach their full potential, equipping them with the skills they need for today’s global, digital economy.

Technical and professional education should be valued as highly as academic education - there are many paths to success.

Our ambitions

  • High quality careers guidance provided from an early age.
  • Profound employer engagement to make learning relevant to work.
  • A single 14-19 phase combining vocational and academic learning.
  • More high quality apprenticeships to enable young people to earn and learn.
  • Parity within HE between technical/professional  and academic education.

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