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Activate Learning

Activate Learning aim for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning, with colleges situated across Oxfordshire, Berkshire, and Surrey. Working closely with employers to identify the characteristics and skills they are looking for in potential employees, Activate Learning help learners identify which attributes they have and which they can strengthen throughout their programme.

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AudioActive

Audioactive is a Sussex-based music organisation working with young people at the meeting point of technology and contemporary urban culture, creating projects and opportunities for young people that nurture their talent and teach them skills that increase their life chances in adulthood and their independence.

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Barnardo's Plymouth

Barnardo’s is the oldest and largest children’s charity in the UK, believing in children and young people – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.

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Black & Gold Audio

Black & Gold Audio are specialists in diegetic & non-diegetic sound and music for visual media, providing solutions for companies and individuals requiring a unique soundtrack to accompany their media.

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Blatchington Mill School

Blatchington Mill School believes, above all else, that education is a transformative force for good. Learning changes what we are and what we can become. It changes how we view others, and it changes how we interact with the world. It reveals our potential, and helps us discover our passions.

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Bluescreen IT

Bluescreen IT is a home of virtual and classroom learning, accelerating careers in IT and cybersecurity.

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Brighton & Hove Music & Arts

Brighton & Hove Music & Arts (BHMA) is part of Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival and provides high quality and inclusive music and arts education and performance opportunities for all children and young people across the city.

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Cardinal Newman Catholic School

Cardinal Newman Catholic School is one of the largest schools (2400 pupils) in the country and prides itself on meeting the needs of its fully comprehensive intake. It currently offers various and diverse opportunities to its students in addition to the national curriculum.

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City College Plymouth

City College Plymouth are one of the leading providers of vocational, professional and technical training in the South West, and have been helping students to get the skills and qualifications they need since 1887.

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Creative Kernow

Creative Kernow is the parent organisation for the programmes Carn to Cove, C Fylm, Cornwall 365 Network, Cornwall 365 What’s On, Cultivator, FEAST, Krowji, Open Studios Cornwall and Screen Cornwall, supporting the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall.

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Diversity Business Incubator CIC

The Diversity Business Incubator is a Business Hub for Minority Ethnicity entrepreneurs. With a community anchored by faith and helping one and all, they assist with business advice, finding grant money for start-ups or already exisiting businesses.

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Fabrica

Fabrica is a visual arts organisation based in a former Regency church in the heart of Brighton, which commissions contemporary visual art installations specific to the building.

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GBMET

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) was created from the merger of City College Brighton and Northbrook College Sussex offering a comprehensive range of qualifications for 16-19 year olds, university degrees, full and part time courses for adults, apprenticeships and professional qualifications.

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Delt Shared Services

Delt provides a range of back office support services in IT, ranging from end-to-end service management through to short term consultancy and support with a dedicated cyber security team.

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Hove Park School

A school is more than just a place where students come to learn. It is also a place where a community develops and thrives. It is a place where we come together to support each other achieve.

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Liskeard School & Community College

Providing students with the knowledge, attitudes and skills to lead happy, fulfilling lives is, Liskeard School believes this is best achieved in co-operation with each other, hence the strapline ‘achieving more together’ and their commitment to Team Liskeard.

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Looe Community Academy

Looe Community Academy is a small co-educational 11-16 school of approximately 500 students which is part of SMART (South East Cornwall Multi Academy Regional Trust).

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LOOKOUT

Connecting young people, artists and businesses through creativity, LOOKOUT believe young people, professional artists, teachers, parents, carers and the wider community can all benefit from having more opportunities to be creative and share ideas.

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LoveLocalJobs Foundation

LoveLocalJobs Foundation (CIC) supports young people to benefit from having employer led careers advice and be equipped with experiences, tools and confidence to considerably raise their aspirations and improve their life chances.

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Make (Good) Trouble

Make (Good) Trouble CIC is a media production company and social disrupter. Our work is centred around young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing, creating ground-breaking content for audiences including young people, parents, carers and teachers, distributed through digital and broadcast channels.

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Marine Academy Plymouth

Marine Academy Plymouth believe that every child deserves a world class education, and is one of the most improved schools in the country.

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Mount Tamar School

Mount Tamar has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, with about 110 pupils on roll from many different Local Authorities in the South West.

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My Need to Live

My Need to Live is a digital platform designed to support & empower young adults to turn aspiration into action.

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NSPCC Plymouth

NSPCC protects children today and prevents abuse tomorrow, to transform society for every childhood.

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Patcham High School

Patcham High School are committed to being a school for all and consider themselves a proactive community who promote inclusivity and celebrate diversity.

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Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art is an independent University-sector Art School, run by artists and designers for artists and designers. The college offers Art, Design and Digital Media courses across Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, as well as creative Pre-Degree qualifications for 16 to 19-year-olds.

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Plymouth Dance

Engaging people and communities within Plymouth with the transformational power of dance, Plymouth Dance deliver citywide partnership projects that use dance as a vehicle for individual, cultural, organisational and social change.

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Plymouth Manufacturers Group

Plymouth Manufacturers Group are an informal network of manufacturing companies from across Plymouth and beyond.

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POP (Plymouth Octopus Project)

POP’s purpose is to build strong grassroots organisations, charities and social enterprises by supporting them to work together and take a lead role in creating change. They are known for: Convening and facilitating exciting spaces in which people connect, providing excellent advice to grassroots groups, being system thinkers and bringing new ways to understand the challenges we face, funding advice & support to members, and appetite for risk to learn as they go!

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Saltash Community School

Saltash Community School is a mixed 11 to 18 comprehensive school established in its present form in 1968. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, it occupies a 13-acre site overlooking Plymouth Sound and the Tamar, Tavy and Lynher rivers.

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SETsquared Partnership

SETsquared is a unique enterprise partnership and a dynamic collaboration between the five leading research-led UK universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.

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Software Cornwall

Software Cornwall is an open and collaborative group of technology based businesses, education providers and business support organisations connected to Cornwall, UK.  The community is independent and funded by its members, sponsors and supporters.

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Tavistock College

Tavistock College is an ambitious, successful and friendly school, with co-operation at the heart of what they do. They take pride in striving for the highest standards together, aiming for young people that leave as happy, well qualified, confident, caring and motivated citizens who will go on to flourish in their lives.

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The Box Plymouth

The Box is the South-West’s flagship cultural destination, located in the heart of Plymouth’s vibrant cultural scene. They’re the vessel for six outstanding collections, enabling stories of international and local significance to be told through immersive experiences and amazing objects.

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The Co-operative College

The Co-operative College is an educational charity based in Manchester that works across the world, using co-operative values to equip individuals and communities with the skills and knowledge to transform their lives for the better. As a membership-based organisation, the College delivers projects, training, conferences, professional development and thought-provoking workshops to develop and inspire a new generation of co-operator, supporting them to be empowered, develop skills, behaviours and knowledge so they can have a positive impact not only on their own lives but also on their communities.

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The Eden Project

The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Game Changer at Eden is a brilliant opportunity for young people in Cornwall to get support in exploring training and employment.

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The Hangleton & Knoll Project

The Hangleton & Knoll Project (HKP) was set up as a Brighton & Hove charity in 1983. It works for and with the community where local residents have shaped and developed the organisation to become a model of good practice.

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The Human Hive

The Human Hive is a global network of inspiring people and organisations who work WITH not FOR each other to make a more welcoming and inclusive world.

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The Trust for Developing Communities

The Trust for Developing Communities is a charity tackling inequality in Brighton and Hove through community-led solutions. Delivering community development work, youth work, research and training, their vision is for Brighton and Hove to become a city of equality, diversity and inclusion where our communities thrive.

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Theatre Royal Plymouth

Theatre Royal Plymouth is one of the UK’s largest regional producing theatres.

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Triangular Pixels

Triangular Pixels are an award-winning games studio based in Cornwall, UK, innovating and creating games for good.

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TR14ers

TR14ers, named by the young residents after their post-code, is a youth led Community Dance Charity based in Camborne, Cornwall.

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University of Plymouth

Universities are so much more than degree-awarding seats of learning. They are drivers for economic innovation and advancement, catalysts for social change and champions of cultural development. A broad-based, research-intensive University, open to all who can benefit from a University of Plymouth education, and delivering excellent interdisciplinary research, experiential education and civic engagement.

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Varndean School

Varndean School is a co-education state maintained comprehensive school for 11-16 year olds offering a modern and diverse curriculum. They give students the opportunity to explore their interests, achieve academic success and develop well-rounded characters to go forth into the world and make a valuable contribution to all our futures.

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Vistry Partnerships

Vistry Partnerships is the UK’s leading Partnerships business. Improving peoples’ lives and delivering much needed homes and lasting communities.

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Voluntary Action Leicestershire

Voluntary Action Leicestershire (VAL) has been an active part of the local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector for over half a century. VAL provides advice, support and training to charities and community groups across Leicester and Leicestershire.

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West Exe School

West Exe School is a vibrant community united in its commitment to creating opportunities for students and staff to achieve success.

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Weston College

Weston College is an Ofsted outstanding college of further and higher education in Weston-super-Mare. Weston provides education and vocational training to around 30,000 learners across the country. They are proud to be regarded as one of the top FE colleges in the UK and have won a Beacon Award from the Association of Colleges for an initiative to enhance the mental health, wellbeing and welfare as well as being named “Employer of the year” at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards.

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Wiltshire Creative

Wiltshire Creative is a pan-arts organisation that brings together the energy and ambition of Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury International Arts Festival and Salisbury Playhouse. It is an ambitious and innovative joint arts offer that secures a bright future for audiences, artists and participants.

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