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English Language Performance – PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Raising Expectations’ is a community education partnership between PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Royal Exchange Theatre. Since 2004 the partnership has enabled 360 young people between the ages of 9-18 to work with a variety of arts practitioners, to see professional productions at the Royal Exchange Theatre and to perform on the stage of one of the most prestigious theatres in the country. The aim of the partnership is to work with youngsters in deprived areas of Manchester to raise educational achievement.

Saving Money Through Good Environmental Management

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An event was hosted by AstraZeneca in association with Responsibility Northwest, the Northwest Business Leadership Team and the Mersey Basin Campaign. The focus of the workshop was on good environmental management and over 65 delegates attended, mainly from the private sector.

BitC Launch Education Toolkit

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Business in the Community, one of NWBLT’s founding bodies, have recently launched their Education Toolkit to help businesses in the North West deliver high quality education programmes. Its purpose is to help create tomorrow’s competitive workforce by inspiring and engaging businesses in the North West region to work in partnership with schools to improve young people’s achievement.

Young Engineers Club – British Nuclear Group

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British Nuclear Group has a well established policy of supporting education focused on the teaching of science, technology, engineering and maths. Within the travel to work area in Cumbria they have 11 secondary schools and 79 primary schools – one of these schools is St Benedict’s Catholic High School, a specialist Engineering College.

School/Industry collaboration – Innovia Films Ltd

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Innovia Films Ltd in Wigton Cumbria is the world’s leading producer of speciality cellulose and polypropylene film employing 860 people on the site and 1300 globally.
The second major employer in the town is the local comprehensive, The Nelson Thomlinson School, which is a short walk from the plant.