London Daily News: National Grid Partnership Inspires 50,000 Young People


15th November 2022

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10 Minutes

Published Date

14th November 2022

London Daily News Press Coverage

National Grid’s partnership with Connectr inspires 50,000 young people into STEM careers in its major education programme’s second year.

Award-winning HR platform and talent solutions specialist, Connectr, today announced the results from its partnership with National Grid, and its London Power Tunnels project (LPT), in delivering a dynamic programme to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders.

LPT, a major engineering scheme to rewire the Capital, has worked with Connectr to deliver an ambitious five-year campaign encouraging disadvantaged students in Years 9-13 across South London communities into a STEM-focussed career. Launched in 2020, the programme blends digital and in-person activity with an aim to impact 100,000 young people by 2025 – however, at the end of its second year, the initiative has already engaged over 50,000 students.

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