Ventures

A portfolio of 52 ventures
tackling educational inequalities

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1UP

Works intensively with disadvantaged young people who are at risk of not achieving at school.

3-2-1 Ignition

Inspires young people through creativity, curiosity and science

Acorn Aspirations

A digital platform that bridges education and employment through nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset in school-age children.

ada

A specialist college which inspires the students of today to become the digital pioneers of tomorrow..

 

BoxUpCrime

Offers boxing, education, and mentoring for young people who are involved, or at risk of becoming involved, in crime.

classcareers

Connects school classrooms to employers through online workshops.

Copperhouse Adventure Training

Provides outdoor activities aimed at increasing aspirations for young people in the Medway area.

EduKit

Provides online and analytical tools to help schools raise student attainment by making it easy to find appropriate support for students and to track the results whether academic or behavioural.

 

ELEMENT SOCIETY

Delivers development, social action and enterprise programmes to young people and vulnerable adults.

Elemental Publishing

Tackles STEM social challenges through art, games, and stories.

Essential Safeguarding

Delivers a bespoke package of training and early intervention services to protect and safeguard children from abuse.

Fearless Futures

Runs social justice training programmes with girls, women and men.

 

Futureversity

Provides free courses and activities for 11-25 year olds to help them develop the skills and self-belief they need to make the most of their lives.

GT Scholars

Runs after-school tutoring, mentoring and enrichment programmes for young people from low income homes.

Inclusive Classrooms

Provides professional development and training programmes for Teaching Assistants.

infusedlearning

Provides a route to higher education for adult learners who face barriers to continuing education and career progression.

 

Inspirational Youth

Offers experiential training to help improve behaviour, attitude, attendance and academic attainment.

kidesign

Designs creative curriculum materials for CAD and 3D printing projects to encourage student engagement in Design and STEM subjects.

projectlitmus

A maths tutoring app aimed at reducing the educational inequalities that have been created by private tuition.

medway youth trust

'STEAMwise' is a social venture from Medway Youth Trust that uses Lego and a ‘hands-on, minds-on’ peer-based learning approach to inspire and improve performance in STEM subjects.

 

Moti-Lab

An interactive “pop up” mobile laboratory designed to engage all kids in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths or STEM education.

Panjango

Offers experiential learning for young people to develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to thrive in life after school.

PIC

Develops and uses performance analytics tools that enable organisations to view candidates’ performance in context in order to hire socially diverse talent.

Potential.ly

An online platform for higher education providers to effectively manage and direct their students’ personal and professional development.

 

proversity

Works with organisations to create digital learning experiences that matter.

REVOLUTION HIVE

Equips students for life beyond school by developing five key skills related to their self- and social development.

Right to Succeed

Develops, pilots and scales solutions to educational inequality.

Roots of Empathy

Provides an evidence-based classroom programme raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.

 

SCla

Provides training, support and resources for organisations to empower, enable and equip learners to create their own positive future.

SHARED GROUND FOUNDATION

Offers a new approach to social cohesion through rethinking equality, diversity and inclusion.

sisterhood

Works with teenage girls to become confident and fearless creators, makers and leaders.

smart school councils

 Helps young people to become active, democratic citizens by participating in their school’s innovative Smart School Council.

 

structural learning

Provides a cognitive teaching strategy that uses building bricks to help students process information.

TalentEd

Brings together bright students and expert teachers in small groups to improve grades and future options.

teacher development trust

Improves CPD procurement capacity in schools via an online platform of CPD providers .

The politics project

Provides young people with outstanding democratic education.

 

Think for the Future

Delivers an innovative programme that tackles social problems creating barriers for young people in the education system.