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7 February 2018

Career footsteps at Westfield Arts College

7 February 2018

Westfield Arts College rounded off January by hosting a Career Footsteps event, which saw a small diverse group of volunteers engage with around 50 students. Westfield Arts College is a 4-19, Dorset special school serving the needs of 180 children and young people with moderate and complex learning difficulties. Half of the pupils have a […]

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1 February 2018

Inspiring a Future in Childcare launches next phase with speed-career networking at Park High school

1 February 2018

Inspiring a Future in Childcare in partnership with The Department for Education and Tinies Childcare aims to inspire children to consider a future in childcare by showing them the wide range of career opportunities available in the sector. The campaign challenges individual and sector wide perceptions about the childcare profession and the stereotypes that have […]

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30 January 2018

Career Footsteps at Hornsey Girls School

30 January 2018

We returned to Hornsey School for Girls for another Career Footsteps event designed to open young people’s eyes to alternative routes into the world of work, such as apprenticeships and vocational routes. Volunteers included an Olympic Rower, a Chief Procurement Officer, a Technical Solutions Architect and a Diversity & Inclusion Support Lead. Students and volunteers took […]

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29 January 2018

Career Footsteps at Kingswood Secondary Academy

29 January 2018

Kingswood Secondary Academy in Corby kicked off 2018 by hosting a Career Footsteps event for their year 8 students. The Career Footsteps programme, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, aims to open students’ eyes to the wide range of routes they can follow into the world of work with a focus on vocational and technical […]

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25 January 2018

Drawing the Future in the news

25 January 2018

Our Drawing The Future report has been in the news this week. Here are some highlights: BBC Online BBC Online Education The Guardian science blog TES Mail Online OECD World Economic  Forum

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19 January 2018

Drawing the Future is published

19 January 2018

Education and Employers have published their landmark report Drawing The Future The survey was undertaken in partnership with Tes, the National Association of Head Teachers, UCL Institute of Education and OECD Education and Skills, asks primary school children aged seven to 11 to draw a picture of the job they want to do when they grow […]

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15 January 2018

Inspiring Women in Mexico

15 January 2018

Inspiring Women is inspiring primary school children as far afield as Mexico. Modelled on the UK campaign, Human Rights Awareness ran their own Inspiring Women event bringing together a range of successful women to talk to over 100 children aged 8-12. The event took place at of Colegio Nueva Laguna school, a school in the […]

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20 December 2017

Inspiring Gateshead

20 December 2017

We are continuing our series of regional events to help local schools and employers connect. This time we’re in Gateshead for an an event that brought together multiple schools and a wonderful selection of volunteers for an exciting showcase event. Inspiring Gateshead is an exciting new initiative to raise and broaden aspirations of young people […]

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13 December 2017

Career Footsteps photo competition

13 December 2017

In partnership with the Edge Foundation, Inspiring the Future has, via the Career Footsteps campaign, worked with hundreds of schools over the past 2 years to hold events involving volunteers from a vocational or non-traditional background. Career Footsteps aims to show young people that there are various routes into the world of work. Enter our […]

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21 November 2017

Sandon School take career footsteps into the NHS

21 November 2017

As part of Health Education England’s #StepintotheNHS competition, Sandon School in Chelmsford, Essex, ran a Career Footsteps event that focused on careers in the health sector. The #stepintotheNHS competition is running to help raise awareness of the 350 roles that a career in the NHS has to offer. This event brought together Year 9 students […]

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