Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion


The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.

Author:Partnership for Young London
Country:United Kingdom
Start Year:2017

Lucy Sandford (Miss)



Types of organisation:Non-profit/youth organisations

Youth Employment, Education and Training is one of our key priorities, which includes apprenticeships. London is second from bottom with 32,410 apprenticeship starts August to April 2014/15 (provisional). We seek to improve this figure by supporting practitioners with practical events, and sharing good practice. For example we are holding an Employer Engagement event on Monday 28th September http://www.partnershipforyounglondon.org.uk/event/employer-engagement-in-youth-employment/ (please share)

We have also undertaken an Erasmus Plus funded exchange to Germany to examine vocational education to improve practice. http://www.partnershipforyounglondon.org.uk/project/from-school-to-work-in-london/  (please share)

We also seek to highlight youth employments and apprenticeships as a key area for policy makers to focus on with our campaigning and lobbying focus– with a Who Stands for Youth.  We will also publish reports to support all our work.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me to provide more information. Our work is extensive.

Short company / organisation description:We are the regional youth policy unit for London. We are network of youth organisations, including local government, voluntary and community and social enterprise organisations; private sector and education and training providers who work with young people across London.
Area of action: Supply
Area of action: Quality
Area of action: Image
Area of action: Mobility

We seek to invoice all organisations who work and support young people into employment, education and training in London. This can include but is not limited to employer bodies, regional and local government, voluntary and community and social enterprise organisations, and private sector, HE/FE institutions, NHS and think tanks.

We are also linked to a national network, Network of Regional Youth Work units England.

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