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Westminster City School shows students the possibilities

300 students from Westminster City School got the opportunity to meet employers from across the city of London this week with an interactive careers fair.

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15 Dec 2016

Year 10 students learn about trade and logistics from global employer DP World

Year 10 students in London got the chance to find out more about a local (and global) employer with an interactive workplace visit to DP World and their P&O Heritage Collection.

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13 Dec 2016

Leeds City Academy get a grilling from the professionals

Business volunteers from KPMG, Yorkshire Building Society and the University of Huddersfield were among the professionals giving Leeds City Academy's students their first taste of a real interview earlier this month.

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01 Dec 2016

Lightcliffe Academy talk mental health

Year 11 students at Lightcliffe Academy in Halifax took part in the school's second Mental Health & Wellbeing Day last week, learning from the expertise of health services around the region about the impact of stress and coping techniques for the future.

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29 Nov 2016

Key Stage 4 students delve into the world of work at John Smeaton Academy

Students from Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 at John Smeaton Academy took a tour of the careers and post-16 options available in Leeds last week, with 22 businesses and learning providers taking part in a marketplace style Careers Event.

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28 Nov 2016

Careers panel boosts Citizenship Training Day at Leeds West Academy

Panellists from a range of businesses and industries opened Leeds West Academy's Citizenship Training Day last month with a Careers Panel for Year 7 and Year 12 students.

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24 Nov 2016

Parklands Primary School take over our Head Office

We were joined by Moris, Ben and Callum from Parklands Primary School who, after writing exceptional letters of application to join our board, were chosen by their own school council to be our board for the day to help us shape our future development plans.

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21 Nov 2016

Light Up Leeds & Sunderland with Northern Powergrid

Winning pupils from Parklands Primary School in Leeds and Hudson Road Primary School in Sunderland have been made VIPs for the night after winning the Northern Powergrid Light up Leeds and Light Up Sunderland competitions to design their own Christmas light.

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18 Nov 2016

Primary School pupils to take over Ahead Partnership for the day

Year 5 and 6 pupils from Parklands Primary School in Seacroft will be taking over our Head Office for the day on Friday 18 November, making the decisions that shape our business and programmes for young people all over the UK.

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17 Nov 2016

Apprenticeships: the right choice for me and so many others

Larissa, our apprentice Project Administrator, shares her experience of the apprenticeship programme and why families should consider their options carefully.

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02 Nov 2016

Our Chief Executive wins White Rose Community Award

We were thrilled to discover earlier this month that our Chief Executive and founder, Stephanie Burras CBE, is the recipient of a White Rose Community Award.

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24 Oct 2016

Moments of Choice: what does this report mean for your school?

With the ‘Moments of Choice’ report released in August 2016 we wanted to take time to reflect on what the report’s findings mean for young people aged 11-18 across the UK.

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26 Sep 2016

Our business partner results show the real value of volunteering

We examine the results of the feedback we received from businesses of all shapes, sizes and industries that took part in volunteer activities across our three current programmes to show the power of engaging your people in volunteering, no matter what type of business you have.

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20 Sep 2016

Make the Grade Launches in Tees Valley

Ahead Partnership launched its successful ‘Make the Grade” programme in Tees Valley on Friday May 20th 2016 at Teesside University.

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27 May 2016

Selfridges Challenge leaves children 'in awe'

Fantastic feedback received from Ark Rose Primary School in Birmingham following the Selfridges 'Fashioning a Sustainable Future' challenge

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12 Apr 2016

Ahead Partnership Makes The Grade With £250,000 Funding Success

Ahead Partnership has secured nearly £250,000 from the Careers & Enterprise Company Innovation Fund

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22 Mar 2016

The Premier Farnell Wearable Technology Challenge - And the winner is...

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18 Mar 2016

STEM Event 2016

In an ever changing world it is apparent that there is a widening skills gap in all industries. One industry that see’s such a divide in not only skills but also gender is the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) sector which is now an integral part of the world we live in.

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01 Feb 2016

Working at Ahead Partnership by Spina Noorzai (Year 10 Work Experience student)

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01 Feb 2016

Carr Manor Careers Event by Spina Noorzai (Year 10 Work experience student)

Over 300 Carr Manor students in years 9, 10 & 11 get a view of the future

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21 Jan 2016