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

@My_Apprentice: We're thrilled to be taking a #haveago to this years @SkillsShow Thank you @ukEdge for the opportunity http://t.co/wBzil…

Fri Oct 31 9:48AM

'Grappling with concrete things for pragmatic purposes is perhaps the most reliable way to learn solid truths...' http://t.co/sls4XeOU9T

Thu Oct 30 3:52PM

@FutureFirstOrg: Proud and excited to be working with @JPFoundation again this year to inspire young people in #essex + #london! Can't w…

Thu Oct 30 3:16PM

See what our keynote speaker, Matthew Crawford, had to say about the importance of working with your hands... http://t.co/SV9VihHq4p

Thu Oct 30 12:35PM

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