These case studies demonstrate how schools, local authorities and businesses are working together to create bright futures for all the young people in the Heart of the South West.
Enterprise Advisers are senior business volunteers who give their time to provide strategic direction and advice to the schools that they are matched with, as well providing operational activities. The wider business network supports a range of activities for students.
Research has shown that students who receive four or more meaningful encounters with employers during their education are 86% less likely to become NEET (not in employment, education or training).
The businesses and organisations in HotSW create the future for our young people and lots of them are dedicated to providing apprenticeships, work experience and training opportunities, creating fantastic opportunities for young people to thrive and grow.