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Inspirational special school sets out to buck employment trends

The latest report published by the Edge Foundation follows the journey to employment for young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). Three case studies are included in the report; St Martins School, their Sixth Form offering at Horizons, and their internship scheme with DFN Project SEARCH.

#SkillsSkillsSkills - Guaranteeing apprenticeships for all

This week Robert Halfon MP for Harlow presented his vision for delivering the apprenticeship guarantee at an event organised by the Edge Foundation and chaired by journalist and television presenter, Steph McGovern. Sally Dicketts, CEO, Activate Learning and Andrew Churchill, Executive Chairman at JJ Churchill joined Olly Newton, Executive Director, Edge Foundation and Alice Barnard, CEO, Edge Foundation on a virtual panel to reflect on the speech and offer their thoughts.

Edge report concludes that FE has opportunity to redefine itself and negotiate a new government funding deal to secure its future

According to Our Plan for FE, a report published by the @ukEdge today, 21st April 2020, Further Education (FE) has a golden opportunity to secure a key role in the country’s future. Against a backdrop of a changing economy, growing skills shortages, Brexit and now the corona crisis, the FE sector urgently needs to define a clear and positive way forward following a period of policy confusion and inconsistency. Now is the time for this to happen.

Excelsior Academy pupils impress HRH The Duke of Kent with project showcase exhibition

#EducationChallenge @ExcelsiorAcad pupils impress @ukEdge Foundation Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Kent with project showcase exhibition @NorthEastLEP As part of a two day visit to the North East, HRH The Duke of Kent, met students and teachers from Excelsior Academy at a showcase exhibition in his capacity as Royal Patron of the Edge Foundation.

Edge Foundation appoints new Head of Communications

Edge Foundation, the independent charity that champions a broad and balanced approach to education, announces that Susan Higgins will join the organisation to lead on communications.

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