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Practical projects

ATE Action Through Enterprise

ATE Action Through Enterprise
BizATE - The Sub-Saharan Incubator (Business Development and Training Programme, Ghana)

Action Through Enterprise (ATE) is a small, dynamic charity with a vision to establish sustainable economic growth and a measurable reduction in poverty in Lawra District, Upper West Region, Ghana.  ATE is the only NGO providing business skills training in this neglected part of Ghana, situated in the region with the highest poverty incidence in Ghana (UNDP 2010, Ghana Statistical Service 2015). [ More ]

East London Business Alliance

East London Business Alliance
Career Capital Programme

The East London Business Alliance has been awarded two grants of £25,000 in 2014 and 2015 (total £50,000) for its 'Career Capital' Programme which engages university students in a range of opportunities to build confidence, raise aspirations and expand professional networks. The project focuses on helping students in East London universities to become employable graduates. [ More ]

Enabling Enterprise

Enabling Enterprise
Enhanced Training Resources for Teachers - Enterprise Skills in Schools

CET has supported Enabling Enterprise in 2015 and 2016 with two grants of £25,000 grant (total £50,000) for a project to provide enhanced training resources for teachers seeking to support the development of enterprise and employability skills in primary and secondary school pupils.  [ More ]

Young Enterprise

Young Enterprise
Introducing primary school students to business

CET partnered with Young Enterprise between 2013 and 2016 to launch their new and innovative Our Business programme for primary school students.  CET's grant of £75,000 (£25,000 per annum) funded the  school projects across England and Wales benefitting over 3,600 young students. [ More ]

Future First

Future First
Alumni in the Curriculum

CET has made grants of £25,000 over three years to Future First (total, £75,000) to fund the scoping, creation, trialling and review of a ground breaking pilot project to bring successful former state school students back into their schools to support and enhance lessons relevant to their work (2013 - 2016). [ More ]

The Prince's Trust

The Prince's Trust
Exploring Enterprise Qualification, The Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme

A grant of £50,000 over 2 years (2012-2014) from CET enabled the Prince's Trust to introduce a qualification for its Exploring Enterprise Programme.  The programme provided business training to unemployed young people aged 18 to 30 and access to low interest loans and mentoring support for up to three years. [ More ]

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Encouraging entrepreneurship in the creative industries

CET has made grants of £25,000 per annum (total £75,000) to the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama to fund the introduction of a new Entrepreneurs' Award, initially for students graduating from Royal Central's MA Creative Producing programme, to assist them in the development of entrepreneurship projects and help further their professional careers. [ More ]

Teambuild

Teambuild
Promoting multidisciplinary teamwork

CET is currently supporting Teambuild, a charity which organises an annual training competition for young people in the construction industry.  The main aim of their main event - The Future Leaders Competition - is to train participants in leadership, teamwork and communication across various disciplines, helping them to gain essential business skills that higher education and vocational qualifications often fail to deliver to those entering the industry.  Multidisciplinary teams are challenged to compete in a simulation of the design and construction process for the development of a real site.  [ More ]

Westminster Business School, University of Westminster

Westminster Business School, University of Westminster
Online Teaching Resources In Business and Economics - TRIBE

CET supported the establishment of a free, interactive online service provided by the Westminster Business School, University of Westminster to enhance and improve the quality of secondary school teaching of economics, business and enterprise by furnishing teachers with information and topical materials for classroom use.  CET has made a grant of £50,000 over 3 years towards the initial costs of establishment (2012-2015). The development of an online learning and teaching resource for economics and business was borne out of the need to address the shortcomings identified by Ofsted in its 2011 report. [ More ]

National Trust

National Trust
Creating business and employment opportunities in the heritage field - Tyntesfield Orangery

CET supported a 3 year project (total, £66,479) with the National Trust to provide opportunities for heritage and business skills training for students in a groundbreaking initiative which saw them work on the restoration of the Orangery at Tyntesfield.  The project, which took place between 2010 and 2013, aimed to provide a wide range of training experiences relevant to developing business and employment opportunities in the heritage field, was delivered in association with the contractor Nimbus and the City of Bath College.  [ More ]

Arcubus - City of London Social Investment Fund

Arcubus - City of London Social Investment Fund
Developing business skills in microfinance

CET provided grant support of £10,000 per annum over a three year period (total £30,000) from 2011 to 2014 to fund the delivery of training courses in business and financial management to microfinance clients in Tanzania to increase their financial literacy and business skills.   The programme enabled clients to trade profitably and better support their families and was delivered in association with Five Talents and the Mama Bahati Foundation. [ More ]

Growing Ambitions

Growing Ambitions
Inspiring career talks for young people

Growing Ambitions is a social enterprise whose aim is to provide schools and further education establishments with a database of careers speakers from business and the workplace through an on-line platform www.growingambitions.org It is unique and covers England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. [ More ]

Bedford School

Bedford School
Collaboration within the community

A Partnership Initiative with Bedford School, Sheffield University, Bedfordshire Local Education Authority and The Sutton Trust to make use of the then developing concept of video conferencing. The Trust contributed £22,000 for video-conferencing equipment. [ More ]

Teach First

Teach First
Foundations of leadership course

The Trust funded an entrepreneurship training course for Teach First teachers and an educational ventures competition in challenging secondary schools. Grants totalling £80,000 were made over the four years to 2007. [ More ]

Young Enterprise

Young Enterprise
Inner City Young Entrepreneurs Programme

CET worked in partnership with Young Enterprise London over a five year period from 2005, contributing £115,000 towards the development and expansion of the Inner City Young Entrepreneurs Programme.  This programme was created to develop the entrepreneurial skills of young people in the inner city areas of London. [ More ]

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