Working alongside businesses and partners, Business in the Community (BITC) is developing a campaign on essential skills. This factsheet provides an overview of this work to date as well as details of how businesses can get involved.
Today’s publication of the 2019 GCSE results reveal a marked difference in grades between rich and poor pupils.
Ahead of the publication of the 2019 A-level results, Rachael Saunders, Education Campaign Director at Business in the Community, says:
Cardiff Business School is the BITC Cymru Responsible Large Business of the Year after winning the title at The Wales Responsible Business Awards 2019.
We know that business needs young people with essential skills, such as leadership, teamwork, creativity, problem solving, and digital skills, including a knowledge of how technology can help with a range of job tasks and roles, and the ability to use data to learn and improve.  
This toolkit helps teachers and businesses create curriculum projects that support teaching and learning, and attainment.
A scheme that supports companies to partner with schools is providing opportunities to employees and students