EDF Energy and Schools

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Not many people would complain about money being donated to their local school, but the increasing penetration of the private sector into state education in the UK and the commercialisation of school environments through sponsorship deals, and business-provided teaching materials, is a cause for concern.[1] In return for providing cash-strapped schools with resources, companies are given an excellent marketing opportunity and the chance to build brand loyalty amongst children.


  1. The start of this article is based on one on School Sponsorship deals on the Corporate Watch website: (Accessed 17.01.07)


For further information, see relevant SpinProfiles page EDF Energy and Schools