Deloitte is working with Teach First to provide a holistic support package to schools, giving pupils from low income communities a greater understanding of the opportunities available to them beyond education, whilst equipping them with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.
Deloitte Access will use the firm’s people to support over 1,000 students from Teach First schools as they develop the skills needed to access the best possible opportunities after their education. Working in partnership across 11 Teach First schools, we are:
One example of an activity delivered with some of the Deloitte Access schools is our TMT Predictions Challenge. A key challenge for organisations in the Tech, Media & Telco industries is how they should develop the next generation of young people, with the appropriate skills and interest, to work in the sector. We invited sixth form students from three Deloitte Access schools into our offices to present their responses to these challenges. Deloitte volunteer coaches supported the students to develop their ideas and hone their presentation skills before the students pitched their idea to a panel of clients.”
The diagram below sets out some of the areas where we are providing support to students in the Deloitte Access schools.
“I cannot stress how exciting this partnership is for us. I've been involved in many school business partnerships in the past but I really feel that this one has the potential to blow them all out of the water!”
Stephen Curran, Headteacher, Tong High School (Deloitte Access Partner School)
“My mentor could relate to everything I had going on in my life and I couldn’t hope for a better experience.”
Parliament Hill student paired with Deloitte Business Mentor