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It's been 10 years since the Edge Foundation was formed. Take a look at some of our greatest moments
Edge's manifesto ahead of the 2015 general election
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
Today (April 28th) the Sutton Trust released a report revealing that English graduates are facing the highest debt levels in the English-speaking world
After over a decade with the Edge Foundation, David Harbourne has decided to stand down as Director of Policy and Research in order to fulfil a life-long ambition to focus on his writing. He will leave at the end of August.
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
@EdgeHotelSchool: Explore @WivenhoeHouse & meet students at our Open Event on Thursday 12 May at 5.00pm. Book: https://t.co/PjON2LQlPe h…
Charlene's Level 3 Diploma led to an HND, HNC, degree and now a masters! #followmyfootsteps https://t.co/f8H4SFa6i1 https://t.co/ITtdodkZn0
.@ukEdgeCEO speaking to @talkRADIO very soon #DegreesofDebt
@davidharbourne: We need sector bodies to assess the skills needs of employers: @ukEdge evidence for Commons apprenticeship inquiry http…
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