Great education leaders know that education is about more than grades. Schools and colleges get students ready for life, equipping them to be active citizens – both today and in the future. In fact, when young people get involved in social action, it’s usually through their school or college.

When a young person takes part in meaningful social action it can improve their grades, transform their character and grow their sense of well-being. Those who take part are also more likely to feel engaged with their school or college, and ultimately develop the skills employers want.

Interested in embedding social action in education? Take the first step and make a pledge: