Our Supporters

Our work delivering the Difference Leaders programme is possible thanks to:

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Over the past two years, The Difference has grown from concept to reality thanks to a growing group of fantastic organisations. 

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Without you, the issue of school exclusion may not have gained the public attention and political focus which was so long overdue, and the journey towards making The Difference would never have begun.

 
Teach First Innovation Award Winners 2017

Teach First Innovation Award Winners 2017

Fair Education Alliance Member   We are delighted to be a supporter of the Fair Education Alliance, a coalition for change in education comprising of the UK’s leading organisations. The aim is to work towards ending the persistent achievement gap between young people from our poorest communities and their wealthier peers. Committed to this common goal, the Alliance will both work collectively to find solutions to address educational inequality, as well as annually monitor the progress made to narrow the gap.

Fair Education Alliance Member

We are delighted to be a supporter of the Fair Education Alliance, a coalition for change in education comprising of the UK’s leading organisations. The aim is to work towards ending the persistent achievement gap between young people from our poorest communities and their wealthier peers. Committed to this common goal, the Alliance will both work collectively to find solutions to address educational inequality, as well as annually monitor the progress made to narrow the gap.

 

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“The educational underperformance of children who are multiply vulnerable is a complex challenge. Yet this is also where stakes are highest, and where successful innovations can truly change lives. That is why I am pleased to support The Difference, which seeks to raise the status of and evidence-base for teaching the most vulnerable learners, and to improve capacity for collaboration between schools and other agencies so troubled young people get the right support at the right time.”
— Edward Timpson, Former Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families, 2012-17

The Difference also benefits from the support of organisations with similar aims and objectives.  Our work to date has been strengthened by the support of:

Frontline, Pause, Right2Succed, Oasis Community Learning, ARK, Chartered College of Teaching, ASL, Teacher Development Trust, LKMCo, Education Datalab, Education Policy Institute, Anna Freud Centre, Wellspring Trust, TBAP, Place2Be, Jamie’s Farm, Hackney Learning Trust, Unlocked Grads, Think Ahead, The Brilliant Club, Get Further, Ten Years Time.