Develop’s vision is to enhance/shape the life chances and social mobility of all those with whom we work. We aim to bring together individuals, learning organisations and businesses to enhance employability and skills development. We achieve this by: ● Working in partnership creating opportunity and maximise benefits; ● Positioning the organisation to be a key driver, influencing policy through staff and expertise; ● Understanding the specific needs of individuals, business sectors, and agencies; ● Providing impartial advice and guidance on future opportunities; ● Brokering relationships between employers and learners; and ● Championing the needs of all. Core business activities include management, co-ordination and delivery of:- • Study Programme – direct delivery and managed consortium of delivery partners supporting young people in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Norfolk to start developing career pathways. • Work experience – co-ordination of block/extended work experience programmes for schools and young people across Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, working with 10,000 local employers and providing approximately 6,000 work experience placements per annum • Develop Social Justice and Develop Inclusion delivering a range of projects supporting those deemed most marginalised. • CEIAG for young people and Adults


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