Who We Work With

ASDAN is actively involved with various exciting and inspirational projects, collaborations and partnerships. Browse the list below to find out more about the organisations we work with.

Our Partners



  • Addaction - Skills 4 Change

    Addaction is a charity offering a range of services to people whose lives are affected by drug and alcohol problems. The Skills 4 Change project runs … Read more
  • Adventure Lifesigns

    Adventure Lifesigns offers bespoke expeditions, UK outdoor education and medical training courses.
  • Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme

    Addaction is a charity offering a range of services to people whose lives are affected by drug and alcohol problems. They will work in partnership wit… Read more
  • ASDAN China

    ASDAN China offer skills-based learning, student conferences and international educational programmes specialising in China, Europe, North America. St… Read more
  • Association for Language Learning

    ASDAN worked with the Association for Language Learning (ALL) to produce and promote the Languages Short Course, which is aimed mainly, but not exclus… Read more
  • Awards Network

    The Awards Network brings together like-minded organisations involved in offering programmes designed for use within non-formal education. It is vice-… Read more
  • Awareness Matters Ltd

    Escape the Trap has been developed for 13 to 16-year-olds, particularly girls who are vulnerable to, or affected by, teenage relationship abuse. … Read more
  • Bath Spa University

    In Care, In School is a partnership project between Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES) In Care Council, the Local Authority, Bath Spa University… Read more
  • Boxing Awards

    Boxing Awards Ltd and the Amateur Boxing Association have devised a range of awards to help young people to develop their boxing skills. Each level ca… Read more
  • Bright Futures

    Bright Futures offers support to Young Carers and Young Adult Carers, helping them to gain the skills and confidence they need to manage periods … Read more
  • British Ju-Jitsu Association

    The British Ju Jitsu Association GB National Governing Body has been offering instruction and training in Ju-Jitsu since 1960. It oversees all aspects… Read more
  • British Youth Council

    The Local Councillor Shadowing Award has been designed to recognise young people's understanding of and involvement in local democracy. The Youth … Read more
  • Camps International

    Camps International offer volunteer trips to Africa and Asia for people of all ages. They are committed to social development and environmental protec… Read more
  • CCEA

    CCEA has an agreement with ASDAN to offer the CoPE qualification at Level 3 in Northern Ireland.
  • CHICKS

    CHICKS is a national children’s charity that provides some of the most disadvantaged children in the UK with free, week-long, respite breaks in … Read more
  • Co-operative College

    The Co-operative College is working with ASDAN to develop ways to support co-operative studies and enterprise.
  • Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

    Devon and Somerset FRS's Phoenix and Firebreak programmes allow 14-17 year olds to take part in a variety of physical and mental challenges that help … Read more
  • Dragonfly Children's Services

    Dragonfly Children’s Services Ltd provides services to meet the needs of children across a range of disciplines, with the ultimate aim of i… Read more
  • Fair Education Alliance

    ASDAN is a supporter of the Fair Education Alliance, a coalition of organisations aiming to work towards ending the achievement gap between young peop… Read more
  • Fair Train

    Fair Train is a national charity that champions the benefits of all types of work experience, including Traineeships, Apprenticeships, internships and… Read more
  • Fresh Start in Education

    Fresh Start in Education Ltd provides independent, one-to-one tutoring for children in Key Stages 1-5, who are excluded, disengaged or not able t… Read more
  • Gap Medics

    Gap Medics specialise in hospital work experience placements overseas for students considering careers in medicine, nursing, dentistry or midwifery. T… Read more
  • Geographical Association

    ASDAN worked with the Geographical Association to produce and promote the Geography Short Course, which is aimed mainly, but not exclusively, at suppo… Read more
  • Get Hooked on Fishing

    Get Hooked on Fishing provide personal development courses for young people, especially those in need of further support, giving them the skills … Read more
  • Global Action

    Global Action facilitates global learning for UK schools in Nepal, India, Switzerland and Zanzibar Island.
  • Groundwork UK

    Groundwork is involved in a number of employability, youth work and education-related projects. The main aim of the partnership will be to promote the… Read more
  • GVI

    GVI tackles critical local and global issues by operating award-winning education and training programs on sustainable development projects aroun… Read more
  • Historical Association

    ASDAN worked with the Historical Association to produce and promote the History Short Course which is aimed mainly, but not exclusively, at suppo… Read more
  • Holocaust Educational Trust

    The Holocaust Educational Trust works with schools, colleges and communities across the UK to educate about the Holocaust and its contemporary relevan… Read more
  • HSBC

    HSBC Education Trust has supported the development of a number of projects since 2005 – most significantly, the Personal Finance Short Course (a… Read more
  • IGGY

    IGGY is an international, social and educational network for gifted young people created by the University of Warwick. It gives members access to inte… Read more
  • Independent Schools Association

    ASDAN worked with the Independent Schools Association to develop the Excelsis Award, bringing an accredited personal skills development programme to t… Read more
  • International Educational Awards

    Based in Hong Kong, IEA was set up by a group of teachers to develop approaches to learning and teaching ICT. Since 2008, thousands of students have t… Read more
  • KitAid

    KitAid is a charity that collects unwanted sports kit and equipment and then finds a new home for it in the developing world. It was set up in 1998 by… Read more
  • London Citizens

    London Citizens is an alliance of 200 schools, universities, faith and community groups. It trains people of all ages, faiths and backgrounds to take … Read more
  • Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support and ASDAN have teamed up to promote accreditation of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. This is an opportunity for lea… Read more
  • Mathematics in Education and Industry

    ASDAN worked with MEI (Mathematics in Education and Industry) to produce and promote the Mathematics Short Course, which has been designed to develop … Read more
  • NAC Group

    ASDAN worked with NAC Group to produce and promote the Manufacturing Vocational Taster, which has been designed to offer learners a practical introduc… Read more
  • National Children's Bureau

    ASDAN has accredited the NCB's Life Routes programme, based on the Activities Short Course. Students who successfully complete the programme are a… Read more
  • National Volunteer Police Cadets

    The Volunteer Police Cadets is a uniformed voluntary youth organisation open to young people aged 13 to 18. ASDAN accredits their award programme, fro… Read more
  • National Youth Agency

    ASDAN is a member of the Network for Accrediting Young People's Achievements, which is chaired by the NYA. ASDAN has also teamed up with the NYA on a … Read more
  • Operation Wallacea

    Operation Wallacea comprises a number of conservation management research programmes, which operate in remote locations in 11 countries. Students have… Read more
  • Personal Finance Education Group (pfeg)

    The Personal Finance Short Course has been awarded the pfeg Quality Mark and is described on the pfeg website as providing "a depth of understanding t… Read more
  • Riding for the Disabled Association

    ASDAN accredits the activities undertaken by young riders at RDA centres across the UK, using a customised version of Transition Challenge. In additio… Read more
  • Safe Partnership Ltd

    Safe Partnership Ltd is a national charity that provides advice to vulnerable victims or potential victims of domestic violence, burglary and hate cri… Read more
  • Skill Force

    Skill Force delivers ASDAN programmes and qualifications nationwide.
  • Sports Leaders UK

    As part of this partnership, any candidate who has completed a Sports Leaders UK qualification can claim 3 credits towards an ASDAN qualification. Spo… Read more
  • St John Ambulance

    Young people can follow the St John Ambulance Young First Aider Award and develop their life-saving skills, while working towards the Wider Key Skills… Read more
  • TES Schools Awards

    ASDAN is proud to sponsor the Alternative Provision category at the annual TES Schools Awards. The awards recognise excellence in education, and celeb… Read more
  • TFL Education

    The TFL Education Key Skills for Leadership programme provides young people with a range of leadership activities allowing them to demonstrate evidenc… Read more
  • The Lord Mayor's Show

    The Lord Mayor's Show is an annual procession dating back to before 1535 to mark the inauguration of the new Lord Mayor of London. ASDAN has been … Read more
  • The Progression Trust

    The Progression Trust wants to see education and learning, in all contexts, centred on its lifelong progression purpose. It provides training, coachin… Read more
  • The Wildlife Trusts

    The Wildlife Trusts are one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor learning. With more than 500 staff and volunteers in their education teams,… Read more
  • Track Academy

    Route Consultancy has teamed up with the Track Academy, a third sector sport and mentoring organisation in west London, to develop a mentoring trainin… Read more
  • UK Youth

    The Youth Achievement Awards were developed with ASDAN and are offered in collaboration with UK Youth. The YAA take a peer education approach to recog… Read more
  • We Day

    We Day is a stadium-sized educational event and the movement of our time – a movement of young people leading local and global change. We Day is… Read more
  • Whole Education

    Whole Education is a collaboration between leading non-profit organisations in education that share a common set of beliefs about education and active… Read more
  • Wilderness Expertise

    Wilderness Expertise offers students the opportunity to take part in an overseas, personal development expedition. Students plan, develop and run thei… Read more
  • World Challenge

    World Challenge's overseas expeditions teach life skills, stretch comfort zones and expand minds outside the classroom. The bespoke 1 to 6-week itiner… Read more
  • Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)

    The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) aims to inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling and social gaming. YGAM work… Read more
  • Youth Action Wiltshire

    Community First is Wiltshire’s rural community council, a registered charity since 1965. Youth Action Wiltshire, its award-winning youth arm, pr… Read more