Seal of excellence for Career Aspiration Award

Progress to Excellence Group has joined the Educate Awards as sponsor of the Career Aspiration Award. 

Progress to Excellence Group is made up of a number of education and training companies, operating throughout England to support those aged 12 years and upwards to fulfil their potential through nationally accredited pathways and qualifications.

Included within the Progress to Excellence Group, is Progress Schools, a nationally based organisation with twelve independent school sites throughout England and Innovative Alliance, a pre-employability skills provider supporting individuals to secure sustainable employment.

The Group also includes Progress to Excellence Ltd, a national apprenticeship and adult learning loans training provider, supporting learners to gain qualifications in health and social care, business services and hair and beauty to enable them to fulfil their career aspirations.

Seal of excellence for Career Aspiration Award

Progress to Excellence Group has a passion for giving back and supporting individuals to achieve their potential and community social responsibility resonates within every one of its businesses.

Sandra Kirkham, managing director at Progress to Excellence Group, said: “Education is at the heart of everything we do and we are therefore delighted to support the Educate Awards and play our part in recognising the teachers and support staff who help students to reach their full potential.

“Our mission as a collective group of companies is to deliver learning and skills development with commitment and passion and it’s this shared vision between educationalists, trainers and employers that is now creating meaningful partnerships to bring out the best in our young people.”

The Career Aspiration category recognises schools that are aspiring children and young people to develop a full understanding of the many different career pathways and opportunities open to them.

Entries are now open for all 21 award categories, with the deadline on Sunday 23 June 2019.

For further information about our award categories and how to enter, go to

How to enter

We have 21 categories celebrating every aspect of the school life, as well as teachers and support staff.

Why not take a look at our award categories here?

Submitting an entry is so easy and completely free.

Head over to our online entry form and in no more than 750 words tell us why you tick all of the boxes in the category criteria.