The Social Mobility Network

Our Vision

A network of BECSLink Communities - socially responsible organisations collaborating to support a united + connected education sector

our mission

To enrich the lives of deserving people - helping businesses to deliver unique learning experience, innovative resource + career pathways

our values

Inclusivity

because every individual has a positive contribution to make and deserves the chance to realise their potential

Connectivity

because the greatest impact emerges from effective collaboration

Empowerment

because with the right support each of us can achieve our goals

Sustainability

because long-term partnerships achieve the greatest impact

Integrity

because we recognise the importance of building trust

The barriers between education and enterprise, state and independent schools and advantage and disadvantage can all be overcome if partnerships are built in the right way.
— Richard Garrett, BECSLink Founder

 

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WHAT WE DO

  • Connect, manage + nurture cross-sector communities

    to harness the collaborative energy + resources of Business, Education + Charity

  • Deliver innovative educational resource + inspirational support

    to the most deserving in society

  • Systematically measure, analyse + report

    on impact outcomes utilising our dynamic dashboards + the latest EdTech tools

  • Incentivise + enable all network members to profitably do good

    and celebrate their positive contribution to society

 WHO WE ARE

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Social Enterprise

  • 75% of our profit is reinvested in our social mobility initiatives

Responsible business

  • Safeguarding vulnerable people

  • Equal opportunities employer

  • B Corp (pending)

Optimists

  • No problem is insoluble given the right knowledge + effective collaboration

Creating aspiration is about revealing what is possible + making it achievable.

Our framework helps businesses open pathways to a positive future for students, teachers, schools + wider communities.

The possibilities that lie in the future are infinite, [so] we are all responsible for what the future holds.
— Karl Popper | Physicist + Philosopher
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why becs?

We believe in the positive potential of building the right connections.

Business:

the engine driving social change as well as the economy

Benefitting from demonstrating a positive commitment to society.

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Education:

the cornerstone of a fair society

Delivering even greater impact through a united and strategic approach.

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Charity:

the outlet for humanity’s drive to do good and do well at the same time

Providing specialist knowledge, resource and support to help educators adapt and respond to our changing world and so equip our future citizens, employees and leaders with the skills they need to thrive.

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13k+

student opportunities created

 

150+

teachers trained

 
 

100+

organisations engaged

 
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