4 October 2019

Primary Futures Is Expanding!

4 October 2019

As the new academic year starts, we are pleased to announce that Primary Futures will be expanding to work with more schools over the next academic year thanks to funding from AKO Foundation and the Department for Education / Careers & Enterprise Company Primary Fund. Primary Futures received the largest amount of funding from the […]

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13 August 2019

Inspiring the Future becomes a PiXL community partner

13 August 2019

Education and Employers is pleased to be partnering with PiXL (Partners in Excellence) to support their PiXL Secondary and PiXL6 members to engage effectively with employers via its Inspiring the Future programme. PiXL is a not-for-profit partnership of over 1,600 secondary schools, 500 sixth forms, 600 primary schools, and 75 providers of alternative education.  Our […]

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2 August 2019

Inspiring the Future: A Year

2 August 2019

It has been a wonderful year at Inspiring the Future with thousands of events taking place in schools and colleges across the country and thousands of young people benefitting from talking to volunteers from the world of work. Throughout this academic year, teachers up and down the country have used Inspiring the Future to invited […]

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31 July 2019

Apprenticeships: A Year

31 July 2019

As we come to the end of another term and academic year, we look back on the apprenticeship work we have done with schools and colleges this year.  At Inspiring the Future, we are passionate about ensuring that young people are aware of all the different route into a career. In partnership with the National […]

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12 July 2019

Inspiring Apprenticeships

12 July 2019

On Wednesday 10 July the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) and Education and Employers organised a special joint event – ‘Inspiring Apprenticeships’. Hosted by the Waterfront UTC in Chatham, Kent, the event was designed to show young people the range and quality of apprenticeships that are available to them – some of […]

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10 July 2019

Lifting the curtain on theatre careers

10 July 2019

On Wednesday 3rd July, the West End lifted the curtain on careers in theatre to inspire young people. A year since the launch of Inspiring Future Theatre theatres, arts organisations, and industry professionals across the UK celebrated the wide range of offstage theatre activities. The campaign – a joint initiative with Society of London Theatre […]

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1 July 2019

Step up to careers

1 July 2019

Loredana Roberts, Director of Global Learning & Communication for Gumley House School FCJ, recently run their annual sixth form careers event. How do you incorporate employer engagement and careers education into your students’ learning? Employer engagement is critical.  The scope we provide for students includes: Careers events App design projects with companies such as Amazon […]

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26 June 2019

Accessing careers talks

26 June 2019

Inspiring the Future has long worked with Speakers for Schools to complement their programme of high-profile, inspiring figures who can help students hear from those influential figures shaping today.  Offering volunteers such as CEOs and tenured professors, Speakers for Schools connects state schools with leading figures who share inspiration on pursuing their ambitions and broaden […]

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20 June 2019

Inspiring London goes to the Guildhall

20 June 2019

On Wednesday 19th June, we took our Inspiring London campaign to the glamorous Guildhall. We spent the day at the Guildhall in London to raise the aspirations of local young people by opening their eyes to the possibilities available to them in their futures.  We ran numerous sessions throughout the day to introduce a number […]

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17 June 2019

Challenging stereotypes

17 June 2019

John Peet, Deputy Headteacher at Cheadle Hulme High School, recently ran an event to help challenge stereotypes. Originally intending to get girls interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), the career speed networking event ended up being so much bigger.  It received such a good response that it was widened to ‘Challenging […]

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