Education and skills
Impact across member firms
Deloitte member firms are applying the business skills of their people to scale up the impact of innovative programs that have the potential to transform the way education and skills are delivered.
Deloitte Canada - The Learning Partnership (TLP)
Deloitte Canada and TLP have collaborated for 16 years to support public education in Canada. The firm played a major role in TLP's Education Summit, which gathered senior leaders from business, education, and government to generate innovative ideas and recommendations on how to strengthen the public education system and prepare students for the global economy.
Deloitte Chile - Preparing my future
Deloitte professionals in Chile deliver a skills management program for disadvantaged young people in technical schools. Through participation in mentoring sessions and workshops, students are encouraged to accomplish their work aspirations. More than 50 percent of the students completing the program were offered opportunities to join Deloitte. The majority of them will also pursue university studies.
Deloitte China - A Village Adoption Project in Yunnan
Deloitte China is advancing the development of education, healthcare, and sustainable economic systems in its two adopted villages in Yunnan. Its pioneering private-public collaboration has reached more than 340 families since 2007, engaging 100-plus Deloitte professionals and 120 students from the Lingnan University. Last year, volunteers helped develop the first-ever library facilities and reading program, and provided scholarships to four students who are the first from their community to pursue university studies.
Deloitte in Ecuador - Quick Skills
Deloitte in Ecuador, along with Universidad San Francisco de Quito, launched an innovative, online training initiative. Courses, led by senior Deloitte professionals, focus on technical subjects including tax advisory, corporate responsibility, and financial advisory. Also, Deloitte in Ecuador’s “University Education Program” has provided leadership awards to more than 60 high school and university students and helped more than 5,000 students prepare for work since it was launched in 2005.
Deloitte France - Winning Twinning
Since 2010, this program has reached more than 1,500 secondary school students in suburbs around Paris. It currently provides about 200 students with mentors from Deloitte and supports them to develop employability and entrepreneurial skills. The program, supported by 250 Deloitte France volunteers, is a pioneering exchange between public secondary schools and the private sector. The program has been scaled to six schools across France.
Deloitte in Peru - La Compañia
Deloitte professionals in Peru volunteer with La Compania, a program of Junior Achievement. The program reaches more than 3,000 young people every year. By participating in workshops that foster citizenship and entrepreneurial skills, high school students are better prepared to establish and run their own businesses.
Deloitte in South Africa - TEACH South Africa
Each year, more than 50 TEACH South Africa ambassadors are recruited to instill leadership, communication and entrepreneurial skills in under-resourced schools. Deloitte professionals developed the strategy for the program, supported its implementation, serve on the board, support fund-raising, and mentor program participants. TEACH has engaged more than 50,000 young people in its programs the past five years.
Deloitte Spain - Empieza por Educar
Deloitte Spain has been supporting Empieza por Educar, an affiliate of Teach for All, since its launch in 2012. Deloitte provides advisory support on human resources matters and helps nurture the organization's relationships with universities so it can recruit talented students to become teachers in high-need schools.