When the forerunner of the Trust was first established in the late 19th Century, the drive for commercial education was to meet a specific skills gap. Employers in the City of London typically wanted clerks skilled in accounting, commercial geography, arithmetic and foreign languages..
As new waves of scientific and technological discovery transform many aspects of our lives, there are significant opportunities for educators, employers and policy makers to work together to develop the skills sets which will be essential for a modern workforce.
The Trust wants to see people Learn, Apply and Achieve through:
We fund a range of charities and organisations, encouraging the development of commercial education from primary school level through to higher education. There are…... Read more
The context and how we interpret commercial education is different to over 100 years ago, but the need for commercial education is as strong…... Read more