We celebrate success and showcase vocational excellence
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
Edge responds to the Government's update on the apprenticeship levy
With A-Level results fast approaching, this last fortnight has been a challenging one for students and parents looking to take the ‘safe’ route of a university education - Edge's CEO, Alice Barnard, takes a closer look.
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 are a number of aspects of the keynote speech given by Sir Michael Wilshaw on his 'Ambitions for English Education' (Monday 18 January 2016) that Edge is pleased to support.
David Harbourne, Edge's acting chief executive today adds his name to a number of signatories to a letter published in The Times today (Wednesday, January 6th, 2016) that express 'deep concern' by the Government's proposals to set a 90 per cent target of pupils taking GCSE subjects.
Our manifesto sets out policies to tackle youth
unemployment, rebalance our education and training system and
create profound partnerships between education and
If you doubt the value of practical and technical subjects, then watch this fabulous video #GCSEs https://t.co/ZHieRkPoiK
Good luck to everyone collecting results today! #GCSEresults #vocational #BTEC
What an inspiration! Congratulations Leigh and well done everyone @CRC_College https://t.co/64xp1NgMwe
@davidharbourne: Farewell to 4 Millbank - it's my last day at @ukEdge https://t.co/ZnEur0F3ij
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