CET believes a coordinated approach involving a range of stakeholders is required to help young people choose the right career path, to make a successful transition from education into work, and to thrive in their careers.
Exposure and engagement with the world of work, even in the early years of a young person’s development, will directly impact their prospects. Educators, employers and policy-makers must work together to nurture the commercial instincts of all, in whatever industry or sector they choose – to prosper into the future.
Information and resources for educators, employers and policy makers can be found by clicking on the icons below:
When the forerunner of the Trust was first established in the late 19th Century, the drive for commercial education was to meet a specific…... 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
We host and support public lectures to educate and engage the public on the skills, enterprise and trade issues facing the UK, and the…... Read more
We regard commercial education as embracing four main areas of activity: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: education in the essential skills that are needed for employment as well…... Read more
We fund projects that support the development of commercial awareness in young people and facilitate their transition from education into employment, self-employment and enterprise.…... Read more