Sofronie Foundation works with a wide range of charities, trusts and institutions that offer educational or vocational programmes to young people with challenging circumstances and without opportunity. We currently support programmes in the UK, France and the Netherlands.
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The Académie Musicale Philippe Jaroussky teaches instruments such as violin, cello and piano for free to from disadvantage suburbs of Paris. It also offers master classes for young professionals to enable them to perfect their talent.
Article 1 provide high schooler with the best tools to be inspired and choose their future studies after their baccalaureate, as well as mentoring to students through their years of College or University in the Greater Lyon area.
Both a school and a SME, EDP gives a future to students who have given up on the system by teaching them engineering skills, turning and milling or boiler construction – immersing them in the real world of production.
ESSEC is one of France’s top business and management school and Sofronie offers bursaries in partnership with the ESSEC Foundation to selected students who have the talent but not the means for further study.
Sport Dans La Ville serves disadvantaged kids through sports and job-readiness and training. Their programme Apprenti’ Bus strengthen children’s reading, writing and communication skills, reaping rewards in school and beyond.
ZupdeCo offers homework support to 1500 disadvantaged students from Greater Lyon to prevent dropouts through middle school, and improve outcomes in the preparation to access the Brevet des Colleges’ exam.
Codam is a new coding college in Amsterdam whose mission is “to help a new generation to shape the future”. A school with no teachers, no college fee, no qualifications required, no books, no general education, no schedule, and even not diplomas!
Jinc Amsterdam sends young people from socio-economically disadvantaged neighborhoods between the ages of eight and sixteen on TaalTrips and Bliksemstages , thereby expanding their vocabulary and actively introducing them to a variety of professions.
Move is committed to children and young people aged 10 to 16 who have fewer opportunities than their peers. In our continuous learning line of social projects they discover their talents and what valuable position they can occupy in society.
The Rev’Elles programme encourages young girls from disadvantaged areas in Greater Lyon to raise their aspirations and builds confidence through inspiring activities, teaching them how to make improvements to reach their ambitions.
IntoUniversity has a network of learning centres around the UK based in areas of high socio- economic need, to support the academic progression of young pupils through the curriculum and into university. Sofronie is currently supporting the Southampton learning centre.
SMF offers disadvantaged but able students the opportunity to gain internships into the professions of Medicine, Architecture, Engineering and Law through the Aspiring Professional Programme. The support continues during the first few years of university to assist in securing long term employment.
Talent is spead evenly but opportunity is not. Zero Gravity is changing that as they propel low-income students into the UK’s best universities, powered by innovative tech and free support from the UK’s leading undergraduates.
Through the two platforms 'Être Prof' and 'Manag'Educ', and their Voies d'Avenir programme, SynLab's ambition is to contribute to the graduation of 25,000 vocational high school students by 2023, by supporting 60 schools in the challenge of academic success.
Sofronie joins TechMeUp in giving low-income students the chance to start a tech education, by providing financial support as well as counselling when choosing the suitable tech education path and finding a job.
The aim of LeerKracht's programme is to improve teaching methods and ensure trainee teachers take this method of continuous learning to their new schools to inspire and grow the concept throughout the education sector. The impact will be an improved and positive learning experience for students.
Together with the city of Amsterdam, and within the Kanteen25 BV community, Cooks25 developed an in-house induction programme offering free training in cooking, food preparation and general catering that turns refugees into commercial kitchen talent.