13 April 2016

Inspiring Apprenticeships at Saint George’s School in Kent

13 April 2016

Inspiring the Future has organised an Apprenticeship awareness raising event at Saint George’s School in Gravesend Kent with an array of volunteers from the Civil Service. Twenty-five school students aged 16 – 18 attended the session and had open conversations with the volunteers about their jobs and experiences. This follows last month’s announcement by the […]

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24 March 2016

Civil Service tackles social mobility

24 March 2016

Minister for the Cabinet Office & Paymaster General, Matthew Hancock, has announced that the Government will develop a ground-breaking new national standard set of measures of socio-economic background, which will be used to measure and so manage social mobility in the Civil Service and beyond. The announcement was made at a ‘career speed networking’ event […]

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23 March 2016

Help us to #RedrawTheBalance

23 March 2016

A new film reveals the reality of gender stereotyping amongst primary school children. When asked to draw a firefighter, surgeon and a fighter pilot, 61 pictures were drawn of men and only 5 were female. Please could you help raise awareness of this deep-seated issue by forwarding the film to friends and colleagues. Share on […]

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26 February 2016

Transport Minister Lord Ahmad does an Inspiring the Future triple bill

26 February 2016

Transport Minister Lord Ahmad has today done an Inspiring the Future triple bill. This included a ‘Career Speed Networking’ event at Ursuline High School, a Primary Futures ‘What’s my Line?’ event at Hollymount Primary School and he also visited his old school Rutlish in Merton to talk informally with pupils about jobs and careers. Volunteers […]

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20 November 2015

Lord Nash visits Charles Dickens School in Broadstairs with Inspiring the Future

20 November 2015

Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, visited The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs in Kent on 19th November with Inspiring the Future, run by national education charity Education & Employers. The purpose was to inspire students to consider careers in the jobs, professions and sectors that they may not be aware of. Inspiring […]

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5 November 2015

Inspiring the Future reaches three major milestones

5 November 2015

Inspiring the Future, the free service for UK state schools run by charity Education & Employers, has reached three major milestones in October 2015. These are: individual volunteers registering to talk about their job with young people has passed 25,000 individual schools with registered teachers has passed 5,000 – including 80% of all secondary schools […]

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11 September 2015

Inspiring the Future with a Maritime themed day in Scarborough schools

11 September 2015

Today the Department of Transport’s hosted a maritime themed careers day with Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Department for Transport in partnership with charity Education and Employers who run free programme for schools Inspiring the Future. Coordinating with International Shipping week, the themed day gave students from two Scarborough Primary […]

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17 July 2015

‘By Appointment’ Royal Warrant holders and local employers’ inspire girls

17 July 2015

Baylis Court School, in Slough Berkshire, hosted a ‘Careers Fair’ event with Royal Warrant holding companies, QEST scholars and local employers. It was attended by 250 young women aged 12 to 18. This unique event was organised by charity Inspiring the Future in partnership with the Royal Warrant Holders Association which is celebrating its 175th anniversary this […]

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16 June 2015

Inspiring the Future is recruiting!

16 June 2015

National education charity Education and Employers is recruiting a School Engagement Coordinator for its Inspiring the Future programme. The role is for an initial 9 month contract. Want to work in our small dynamic team? Click here to apply: http://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/schools%20engagement%20coordinator%20%289%20month%20fixed%20term%29/397924  

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4 March 2015

Inspiring the Future Guide for Subject Teachers at Key Stage 3 & 4 out now

4 March 2015

Inspiring the Future has today published its Guide for Subject Teachers at Key Stage 3 & 4. It was written by Education and Employers, a national charity, in collaboration with TeachFirst and classroom teachers who have first-hand experience of using volunteers to bring learning to life. It is also supported by the Department for Education […]

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