22 April 2020

Supporting young people and schools virtually during Covid 19

22 April 2020

Over the last few weeks schools and colleges have been focusing on ensuring the safety and well-being of all our children and young people and helping them to continue with their education and learning. They have responded with amazing speed, as have parents and carers now involved in home schooling. This is a particularly difficult, unsettling and disruptive […]

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18 March 2020

Inspiring the Future and Primary Futures events suspended

18 March 2020

In line with the latest government advice concerning non-essential travel and contact, we have suspended all face-to-face events with schools until further notice. The health, safety and wellbeing of our volunteers, schools, and the wider community is our top priority. Working with schools, we are exploring other ways to inspire young people, including remote access options. […]

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30 November 2018

Working with the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy on STEM careers for women

30 November 2018

Inspiring the Future is working with the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy to showcase to secondary school pupils the exciting range of career opportunities for women in STEM. At an event today called Growing your Stem, volunteers, who were all senior women in their roles, spoke to young women from schools sourced by Inspiring […]

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10 August 2018

Children in Uganda meet inspirational volunteers at the country’s first Primary Futures

10 August 2018

On 10 August 2018, Primary Futures launched in Uganda. The Good Shepherd school, based in Katwadde in the Masake District, welcomed inspirational volunteers from the world of work. Among the volunteers was a Psychiatrist, Medical Doctor, General Practitioner, Journalist, Agriculturist, Electrician and Project Manager. The volunteers spoke to the children about their jobs, opening their eyes to exciting futures that they can aspire to.

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31 July 2018

Career Footsteps at Aycliffe Secure Centre

31 July 2018

Career Footsteps finished this academic year’s series of events with a visit to Newton Aycliffe, home of Aycliffe Secure Centre. A secure environment for vulnerable children aged 10 to 18, Aycliffe Secure Centre welcomed volunteers from the world of work to talk to the students there about their jobs and show them what they can […]

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30 July 2018

Career Footsteps at Dearne Advanced Learning Centre

30 July 2018

The penultimate Career Footsteps event was set under the backdrop of the Dearne Valley in Yorkshire. On Friday 13 July, the year nine students at Dearne Advanced Learning Centre (ALC) were joined by volunteers from a diverse range of jobs for a careers speed networking session.

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27 July 2018

Career Foosteps at The John Cabot Academy

27 July 2018

Career Footsteps recently made a journey to Bristol, a port city with a rich maritime history and the proud home of John Cabot who sailed across the Atlantic and named Newfoundland in Canada. On the July 9, students at the John Cabot Academy welcomed Career Footsteps and a range a volunteers from a vocational training background.

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25 July 2018

Primary Futures to launch in Uganda

25 July 2018

On the 10th August 2018 the Good Shepherd School Katwadde in the Masake District of Uganda are holding a Primary Futures event. The school is located in a particularly deprived rural area, a five-hour drive from the capital Kampala. John Ssentamu the Head Teacher contacted Education and Employers a couple of years ago having seen a clip about Primary Futures and the impact it was having on children, esp from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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