Employers and


Businesses and Employers have a key part to play in the wellbeing and achievement of all learners. We will work with you to:

  • Increase awareness of children and young people of the world of work
  • Share your experiences with our schools to promote pupil awareness to widen career choices
  • Give clarity to parents and young people on the knowledge and skills required for different employment sectors and future apprenticeship models
  • Provide a range of pathways for learning to ensure we support the needs and ambitions of every child
  • Develop innovative ways to support the curriculum offer and contribute to raising aspirations and raising standards

Read about the Cyfarthfa Cluster Careers Fair held with over 22 different employers!

Sign the SEAL

Business Education Together Partnership

How can signing the SEAL support you? How can the Business Education Together Partnership help?

The SEAL- The Business and Employer Pledge

The SEAL of Merthyr Tydfil employer pledge supports the vision that the public, private and third sectors will work in partnership, with schools and education providers, to connect children and young people to the vast range of opportunities available in the world of work.

How can you help us by signing the SEAL?

How can you help us by signing the SEAL?

As a business and employer, you can help our children and young people in many ways. Some of these include:

  • Mentoring 
  • Open Events 
  • Reading or Numeracy buddies 
  • Talks in the Classroom 
  • Volunteering opportunities 
  • Work Experience placements 
  • Apprenticeship support 

You can help us to bring a real life context to learning

How can the Business Education Together Partnership help you as an employer/business?

How can the Business Education Together Partnership help you as an employer/business?

  • You can make a real difference to the lives of children and young people 
  • You can develop your staff in many different ways 
  • You can demonstrate your corporate social responsibility! 
  • You can expose your business and sector to the next generation 
  • You can make education everyone’s business!

Ultimately, the goal of the SEAL of Merthyr Tydfil is to ensure that all young people in Merthyr develop the skills and knowledge needed to secure a destination that enables them to reach their full potential, whilst contributing to the economic growth of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough.

Can you support raising standards and raising aspirations in Merthyr Tydfil Borough?

Are you able to inspire young people to be the best that they can be?

Can you help us to make education ‘everyone’s business’?

Read here about our work with EE, who are supporting some of our most vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people

Recent Pledges of Support

Merthyr Tydfil CBC
Reaching Wider
Bike Park Wales
Royal Academy of Engineering