Dungannon & Cookstown Business Education Partnership (BEP) was established in 1997 to promote business education links. The purpose of the partnership is to develop a forum in which educationalists and industrialists could increase their understanding of each others needs at a local level and plan together to meet the vocational needs of young people in the area.

The group comprises of representatives from local schools and colleges, DEL, the SELB, Dungannon & Cookstown Councils, Cookstown and Dungannnon Enterprise Centres and organisations such as Dungannon Meats, Lafarge & Moy Park
The BEP is a company limited by guarantee with charity status

Company Aims
To develop and promote partnership between education, business and the wider community on a long term basis.

To improve the education, personal development, employment opportunities and achievements of young people.

To help secure the economic well being of Cookstown and Dungannon.