23 July 2013

Announcing Design and Manufacturing Week

23 July 2013

Do you design or make things? We need you! Inspiring the Future is running a new national Design and Manufacturing Week in 2014 to help young people understand the range of jobs and careers available. Whether you design and make; airplanes, bicycles, boats, books, cars, ceramics, clocks, clothes, furniture, glassware, high-tech engineering, jewellery, mobile apps, […]

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16 July 2013

Get a friend to sign up to Inspiring the Future to win a Brompton bike

16 July 2013

Inspiring the Future has 5,000 volunteers from a range of professions and sectors pledged to give an hour a year to go into a school or college to talk about their job and career path. As more schools sign up, we need to ensure our pool of volunteers continues to grow. Thanks to Brompton bikes, […]

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4 July 2013

Education Select Committee says school governance needs to be upskilled

4 July 2013

The Education Select Committee report on School Governing Bodies has been published today and its main findings are that school governance needs to be simplified, upskilled and more businesses should encourage their staff to become school governors. We are delighted to announce the partnership of Inspiring the Future and SGOSS Governors for Schools to offer […]

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4 June 2013

Girls’ job choices & aspirations need broadening

4 June 2013

Women’s Business Council says we need to broaden girls’ aspirations and job choices before the start of their working lives by creating a partnership between schools, business and parents. Chair of the Women’s Business Council and chief executive of MITIE, Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE said: “Our recommendations are for both Government and the business community, and […]

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23 May 2013

Free tickets Digital Summer Camp for Inspiring the Future schools/colleges

23 May 2013

Free tickets for Inspiring the Future registered schools and colleges to London’s biggest digital day on 12 July. It’s full of interactive workshops and exhibitors at Digital Summer Camp based at Hackney Community College. Please book your groups in by going to their tickets page and entering the discount voucher ‘InspiringTheFuture’. Digital Summer Camp students […]

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24 April 2013

Serco rolls Inspiring the Future out countrywide

24 April 2013

Serco staff will from this month be visiting schools and colleges up and down the country to share their work experiences and help inspire young people to think about their futures. The visits are part Inspiring the Future programme and Serco is one of the largest UK employers to sign up. Read the story in […]

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19 March 2013

Nothing in Common: career aspirations explored

19 March 2013

A new Taskforce report ‘Nothing in Common’ maps the career aspirations of 10,729 British teenagers against the projected demand for UK employment over the period 2010-2020 as established by UKCES analysts. It shows that their aspirations have ‘nothing in common’ with projected employment demand. The report includes full details of teenage occupational aspirations segmented by […]

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