Business Class

A scheme that supports companies to partner with schools is providing opportunities to employees and students
This is the home of the live blog from BITC Cymru's first ever Business-Education Symposium live blog.

Evie, Elin, Efa and Amelia from Ysgol y Strade are going to be taking over the live blog throughout the Symposium, supported by Dave and the rest of the BITC Cymru team. So stay in touch with the latest from the event by reading their blog below.

The team will also be tweeting from @BITCCymru and everyone will be on the hashtag #EdSympCymru!
This report assesses the impact of school-business partnerships on young people’s employability, wider school and on business, evidencing the underpinning characteristics of successful partnerships
Business Class is Business in the Community’s flagship strategic education programme, and runs in schools across Scotland. The programme is designed for business to support young people facing social disadvantage by forming long-term partnerships with schools.
'It was fascinating to see the students engage with the possibility that anyone can potentially set up a business of their own if they have the skills and ideas to make it a success.'
'By using the Business Class model both organisations were able to go through a set out and systematic approach to correctly identify where we could have the most impact.'