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Maximise Social Value

Maximise your Social Value

For every £1 spent, a fully-embedded DEC Learning Programme can return £3.70 of value. That is hard to beat! We can achieve even more if together we can create a pipeline into real work.

Become a Class of Your Own Member and make a real difference today! 

Whether you’re an organisation wanting a close strategic relationship, an SME, or an individual who believes in Class of Your Own, we have a membership opportunity for you.

With six different levels to choose from, you’ll find one to suit you and your budget.

STEP ONE: Choose a Membership Class below
STEP TWO: Contact support@classofyourown.com
or call 01282 680946 to register your interest
STEP THREE: We’ll walk you through becoming a Class of Your Own Member

  • CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR SECTION 106 COMMITMENTS
  • HELP YOUR BIDS TO SUCCEED
  • DEVELOP YOUR EMPLOYEES
  • ADDRESS THE SKILLS GAP
  • CREATE PARENT & TEACHER ADVOCATES

 

Choose your COYO Membership

Sponsor – Individual

£200+ Annual Membership

COYO Sponsor

Individual Sponsors want to personally support Class of Your Own’s work and the implementation of the DEC Learning Programme in schools.

As a Sponsor, you will be providing core funding to help Class of Your Own to develop new products or services and to provide resource to offer enhanced levels of support for teachers and for adopters. You might also want to donate IT equipment.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Membership certificate
  • Website listing as a Sponsor
  • Share in some of the Social Value created by Class of Your Own

Sponsor – Organisation

£2,000+ Annual Membership

COYO Sponsor

Organisation Sponsors want to demonstrate social value on their projects by working with an existing DEC school. You are unable to commit to the long-term relationship required by the Adopt-A-School Scheme, but believe in the vision of COYO and wish to be an active supporter.

Your funding will provide support for geographically hard-to-reach schools and core funding to help Class of Your Own to develop new products or services. It will also provide resources to offer enhanced levels of support for teachers and for adopters.

You might want to donate IT equipment, purchase DEC Awards to give to schools, or help schools fund the costs of becoming a DEC Centre for exams. We will discuss what your funding will be used for at the beginning of your membership.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Membership certificate
  • Website listing as a Sponsor
  • Logo for web and marketing use
  • Half-day consultancy + materials to maximise Social Value
  • Access the best DEC pupils for recruitment and work experience

Bronze Partner

£2,000+ Annual Membership

COYO Bronze Partner

As a Bronze Partner, you are an organisation (typically an SME) who wants to become involved with a school through the Adopt-a-School Scheme but do not have the professional time and funding for a full adoption.

Class of Your Own will bring you together with other Bronze Partners to form a consortium, or you can form your own consortium with other SMEs.

Adoption involves your professional staff volunteering to work alongside the teachers in class, and/or inviting them and the pupils back to your workplace or site.

You will also commit to offering work experience to your schools where possible and interviewing DEC pupils from across the DEC family for your Early Careers programmes, if you have one.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Membership certificate
  • Website listing as Bronze Partner
  • Logo for web and marketing use
  • Evidence and fulfil several contractual social value obligations
  • Showcase social engagement through shared social media advertising with COYO
  • Access the best DEC pupils for recruitment and work experience
  • Receive 30 DEC Awards per adoption for “gifting” to your school of choice, or for work experience

COYO Adopt a school factsheet download

Silver Partner

£8,000+ Annual Membership

COYO Silver Partner

A Silver Partner is an organisation or consortium willing to commit to a two-year adoption of one or several schools through the Adopt-a-School Scheme, but is unable to support any one school for more than two years.

Your funding will be used to find and match you with suitable schools and consortium partners. It will then be used to train and support the teachers throughout the adoption, providing specific training on digital design tools.

It will provide support for you as adopters, support the relationship to help it run as smoothly as possible, and run introductory 1-day workshops to build pupils’ interest in the industry.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Membership certificate
  • Website listing as Silver Partner
  • Logo for web and marketing use
  • Evidence and fulfil several contractual social value obligations
  • Showcase social engagement through shared social media advertising with COYO
  • Access the best DEC pupils for recruitment and work experience
  • Receive 30 DEC Awards per adoption for “gifting” to your school of choice, or for work experience

COYO Adopt a school factsheet download

Gold Partner

£16,000+ Annual Membership

COYO Gold Partner

Description: A Gold Partner is an organisation willing and able to provide a corporate commitment to build long-term and close relationships with specific schools through the Adopt a School Scheme.

As a Gold Partner, you will adopt at least two schools each year (one school adoption is £8,000 per year) and commit to continuing the adoptions beyond an initial two years at £4,000 per year.

Adoption involves your professional staff volunteering to work alongside the teachers in class and/or inviting them and the pupils back to your workplace or site.

You will also commit to offering work experience to your schools and interviewing DEC pupils from across the DEC family for your Early Careers programmes.

You might also choose to donate IT equipment to a school or schools, provide professional support to hard-to-reach schools, or fund the Awarding Organisation registration costs of a school or schools so they can access DEC examinations.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Membership certificate
  • Website listing as Gold Partner
  • Logo for web and marketing use
  • Claim the valuable social impact only possible through extended adoption
  • Work in partnership with COYO to showcase exemplar social engagement
  • Access to the best DEC pupils for recruitment and work experience
  • Receive 30 DEC Awards per adoption for “gifting” to your school of choice, or for work experience
  • Access discount for employees who want to gain qualification for industry professionals – Built Environment Specialist Teacher

COYO Adopt a school factsheet download

Strategic Champion

£20,000+ Annual Membership

COYO Strategic Champion

A Strategic Champion is an organisation committed to supporting Class of Your Own’s development of DEC delivery models within schools, and to supporting the strategic direction of DEC.

This will contribute to COYO’s work managing school-industry relationships, assessing social impact, developing new programmes, like DEC for the World’s Infrastructure; as well increasing reach and delivering more great outcomes for pupils and industry.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Membership certificate
  • Website listing as Strategic Champion
  • Logo for web and marketing use
  • Receive quarterly Social Value reporting through Class of Your Own
  • Access all DEC pupils for recruitment and work experience
  • Have a bespoke DEC Award developed for your own business
  • Access discount for employees who want to gain qualification for industry professionals – Built Environment Specialist Teacher
  • Be invited to join the COYO Industry Steering Group to help shape the strategic direction of the company

Ready to get involved?
Call us on 01282 680946 or email
support@classofyourown.com

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