EBPn - What are we here for?
  • Impact  of employers’ engagement on future employment prospects for young people through EBP brokerage across the UK
  • Vision and thought leadership by the national network of EBPs
  • Impress the value of brokerage between employers and education sector by EBPs
  • Build sustainable partnership and share ‘practice excellence’ for the greater benefit of young people, brokers and employers nationally

Education Business Partnership National

Employers and Volunteers

3 steps to get involved with education in mutually beneficial partnerships.

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Schools and Colleges

Working with local business to provide young people with a wide range of opportunity.

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Who can help locally?

Access your local Education Business Partnership.

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Inspiring Engagement

View some case studies of how we can help you.

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EBPs’ Partners
  • Vodafone Foundation
  • Gist
  • M&S
  • AWE
  • Sony
  • British Marine Federation
  • Berthon Boats
  • Cleantec Innovation
  • Cummins Power Generation
  • EE
  • Thorn
  • New Forest Hotels
  • National Power
  • Living Web
  • Keepmoat
  • ABP
  • BDO
  • Beamish
  • IBM
  • GSK
  • Ford
  • Flambeau
  • FSB
  • RBS
  • NatWest
  • MacDonald
  • London Fancy Box
  • Gestamp
Education Business Partnership National

EBPn is a network of 80 experienced brokerage organisations nationwide; Education Business Partnership organisations who are specialist brokers building sustainable links with employers.

Shaping and delivering practical and insightful engagements with business professionals; professionally managed encounters to impress the current and future realities of industry in young people.

Collectively working to shape the next generation for employment.


The impact of the independent, EBP brokerage in 2012-13* academic year amounts to over;

  • Over 127,000 work experience placements researched and secured
  • 161,000 secondary school and college students participated in work related learning activities and enterprise skills development
  • 55,500 primary pupils worked with employers to develop work related skills
  • 74,000 young people attended careers events, CV preparation and interview skills events brokered by EBPs
  • 35,300 business professionals engaged with young people to share insight into the workplace, practices and skills development
  • 191,000 employers actively engage with EBPs across the UK
  • £1.2m was invested by employers directly for EBPs to broker work related learning activities to improve young peoples’ preparation for employment

*Figures from 46/80 EBPs nationally, to date (March 2014)