Ricoh is a global technology company specialising in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Ricoh, has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation and boost business growth.
It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
From its head office in Speke, Copyrite Systems provides a highly professional, responsive and client-focused service that specifically addresses clients changing business needs.
Passionate about managed print and deploying the latest technologies, its team works in the education sector to transform learning environments and to increase productivity. The company also specialises in many products to enhance learning, for example its Interactive Whiteboards which are used throughout classrooms and training rooms at all levels of education.
Winstanley College is an award-winning college based in Wigan with a national reputation for excellence and for supporting students to achieve outstanding results. Its students progress onto top universities, prestigious apprenticeships and rewarding careers.
Winstanley is all about the student as an individual – the college will support and challenge students and do its best to ensure all students achieve their dreams and ambitions.
T: 01695 633244
All About STEM
All About STEM work on lots of different projects to bring exciting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to schools across the North West, linking them with business and industry expert volunteers inspiring the next generation of STEM specialists.
Described as the ‘hidden wiring in the system’, they are working hard to build and maintain relationships with schools, businesses, industry, colleges and universities so that they can strategically match-make opportunities with need.
Cutting through the noise is what they are all about, making sure that schools and industry have easy access to the information and events they need in order to support, enrich and enhance the work they’re doing.
T: 0151 527 3823
The Foundry Agency
From helping schools spread their good news far and wide to designing signage, graphics and wall art that makes a big impact, The Foundry Agency is passionate about education.
The integrated communications agency specialises in design, public relations and digital services; offering schools across the region a one-stop solution to advertising and marketing.
Sponsors of the Educate Awards for seven years, agency director Fiona Barnet also sits on the esteemed judging panel, offering her media and creative expertise across a number of categories.
T: 0151 709 1633
Liverpool John Moores University
A popular destination for students from across the globe, the exceptional student experience Liverpool John Moores University offers is founded on high quality teaching, ground-breaking research and dedicated staff throughout the University.
LJMU is undergoing an exciting and challenging period of change, outlined in our ambitious strategic plan for 2012-2017, and world-class research and scholarship is embedded in everything we do. With 13 research centres, four research institutes, and 550 postgraduate research students, we are ranked in the top 25 English universities for PhD completion rates.
Our model of higher education places effective employer engagement, work-related learning and skills development at the heart of the student experience. Through the unique World of Work programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies, and leading business organisations, every student is equipped with the skills they need to gain their dream job or set up their own business: 92% of students are in work or further study six months after graduating.
With offices nationwide, CER Education has become one of the most successful education recruitment businesses in the UK. Its experienced teams specialise in different areas of the education sector, including SEN, further education, leadership -recruitment-and early years. Over the past 15 years, CER Education has developed a reputation for high quality service to its nurseries, schools, academies, free schools and colleges.
From its Liverpool office, it covers local education authorities including Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens, Wirral, Halton, Warrington, West Cheshire, West Lancashire and Isle of Man.
Tel: 0151 242 6020
Liverpool School Sports Partnership (LSSP)
Liverpool School Sports Partnership has been supporting PE, physical activity and school sport since 2000.
LSSP is proud to be a school-based organisation committed to providing outstanding support to schools across the area. We promote, develop and enhance P.E, School Sport and Healthy Lifestyles. Our unique position supports our aim to help ALL children and young people to access high quality P.E, Physical Activity and Sport in their school and community. LSSP achieves this by working closely with teachers and our local community to identify and support their specific needs.
Our LSSP management group has proven expertise in Education, Sport Development and training and is supported by a very experienced competition and events team. This team delivers a coordinated programme of activities that make a difference to our teachers and young people.
LSSP employs a professional team of Specialist P.E. Support staff. Our dedicated team of highly qualified staff, with a proven track record, provide P.E. support in schools across the area. They are able to deliver a tailored solution in each setting based on the needs identified by head teachers and staff within the school.
LSSP operates strategically to access additional opportunities and resources to benefit teachers and students in local schools.
T: 0151 530 3010
Progress Schools Ltd
Progress Schools Limited is a nationally based organisation with independent secondary schools based across England. Progress Schools provide high level, supportive and inspirational teaching to 13-16 year olds at Key Stages 3 and 4 to ensure positive progression and readiness for the world of Further Education, Work Based Learning or Employment.
Its students will be well prepared for the modern world with a positive approach to learning and confident as they enter their future careers, both willing and able to contribute to and strengthen their communities and achieve success in their chosen paths.
T: 0151 559 1867
Liverpool Learning Partnership (LLP)
The Liverpool Learning Partnership (LLP) was set up by school and education leaders to ensure the needs of all learners are prioritised. Known as ‘The Liverpool Family of Schools’, LLP has 99% of schools engaged in the Partnership from all phases of education. Collaboration is at the heart of LLP and it seeks to bring an education perspective to major city initiatives. These include: The Families Programme; Community Cohesion; the Children and Family Trust; Liverpool Children’s Transformation Programme Board and Liverpool Challenge.
It works closely with School Improvement Liverpool and the Local Authority Children’s Services to ensure that the learners in Liverpool are given every opportunity to achieve. In addition to this, LLP drives forward initiatives including quality marks in Reading for Pleasure, Numeracy, Artmark and Attendance.
School Improvement Liverpool
School Improvement Liverpool are experts in education, with a firmly established reputation as one of the leading service providers in the North West.
We offer schools a superior service, delivering consultancy, training and professional development via our trusted and experienced team, who have proven track records of excellence and credibility.
Our aim is to challenge and enable schools and other settings to be the best they can be. We are dedicated to offering outstanding support to ensure every child and young person has the opportunity to develop, learn, achieve and excel.
Last year, we worked with over 700 schools, settings and businesses across the North West. We delivered over 600 CPD & training courses and held 18 conferences, helping more than 8,000 professionals to develop. Our team spend a lot of time on-site in schools, working collaboratively and striving towards excellence.
The positive impact from our services in schools, support and professional development opportunities reaches in excess of 70,000 children.
The Bishop of Liverpool, The Rt. Revd. Paul Bayes
The Rt. Revd. Paul Bayes is the diocesan Bishop of Liverpool. Originally from Bradford, he trained for ministry at Queen’s Birmingham and was ordained in 1979, serving as a curate in Whitley Bay, Tyneside, before moving to London as a University chaplain. In London he served as national co-chair of Christian CND and, together with his wife Kate, was heavily involved in what was then called the Ecology Party, now the Greens.
After almost ten years in Totton, and twenty-five years in pastoral ministry, Paul moved to work for the Archbishop’s Council in London as the Church of England’s National Mission and Evangelism advisor.
In 2010 he was invited to move to the Diocese of St Albans as Bishop of Hertford. He became Bishop of Liverpool in 2014.
DMR, David M Robinson, Jewellery & Watches
Talent, perseverance, craftsmanship and integrity remain at the very heart of David M Robinson Ltd.
David M Robinson employs more in house goldsmiths than any other retailer in the North of England. His close team now includes designers, expert watchmakers and talented display artists. His jewellery collections remain exclusive to his showrooms in Liverpool, Manchester, Altrincham, Southport and London’s Canary Wharf.
Customers today travel many miles to have bespoke pieces commissioned and placed inside the famous ‘yellow boxes’.
Bmd:law Solicitors are passionate about education and are thrilled to get involved in the 2018 Educate Awards. Based in Wavertree, Liverpool the firm deals with property, wills and private client as well as family law and litigation. Senior Partner Bernadette is a lecturer in both Conveyancing Practice and Land Law and often holds seminars and courses on property related issues. The firm regularly attends careers days in local primary and secondary schools and hope to inspire a new generation of lawyers