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