15 March 2018

Inspiring the Future calls for No More Female CEOs

15 March 2018

Inspiring the Future’s new campaign NO MORE FEMALE PROFESSIONALS asks whether the language we all use when talking about jobs, contributes to the problem of unconscious gender bias which limits the opportunities that children perceive they have. It states that ‘A Female CEO is a CEO’ and asks society to consider why we unnecessarily add a […]

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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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18 January 2017

Inspiring the Future Australia: now recruiting volunteers

18 January 2017

Inspiring the Future Australia is now recruiting schools and volunteers for its first events set to take place in March.   Do you know anyone working in Australia who would be able to spare an hour a year to change young people’s lives?   Our partners in Australia, the Schools Industry Partnership, a non-for-profit incorporated […]

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12 January 2017

74% of young people motivated to study harder

12 January 2017

We keep telling you why we think it’s important for volunteers to give up their time and about the research evidence on the impact it has on young people. But what do the young people themselves think? We recently surveyed students attending Inspiring The Future career carousels to find out exactly how they’re being helped to plan for their futures. […]

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10 January 2017

Our new joint guide with icould

10 January 2017

In partnership with icould, we are releasing a new guide to help teachers and schools utilise volunteers and videos to enhance the curriculum. icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people and we are very excited to be partnering with them to provide you with this new free guide. […]

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9 December 2016

National scheme launched to inspire young people about vocational, technical and practical career routes

9 December 2016

  Inspiring the Future and the Edge Foundation kick started their national 2016/2017 Career Footsteps project on Wednesday 7th December at the Hornsey School for Girls in Crouch End. The purpose of the event was to introduce students to different careers options and the idea of profession, technical and practical learning. The event included a […]

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7 December 2016

Career development activities result in ‘positive attitudes towards schooling’

7 December 2016

Young people who take part in school-mediated career development activities are more likely to have a positive attitude towards schooling, new international research has found. A new report by Dr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel, Dr Anthony Mann and Matteo Schleicher provides an overview of the impact of career development activities on young people’s perception of schooling […]

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1 December 2016

Inspiring the Future with Unilever

1 December 2016

  Education and Employers partnered with Unilever to host a special ‘Inspiring the Future’ event at Wirral Grammar School for Girls, Bebington, designed to inspire pupils to think about their futures and get a glimpse into the range of opportunities available to them in their careers. You can view a selection of photographs here. See […]

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28 November 2016

Poor careers provisions harming the economy

28 November 2016

A newly published Ofsted report has revealed that poor careers provision in schools is harming the economy. As it is revealed that the percentage of 16-24 year olds who are unemployed has risen to 11.9% from 11.7% in the previous quarter, it is suggested that inadequate careers guidance is a contributing factor. Leaving school with […]

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28 November 2016

Inspiring the Future in Ireland

28 November 2016

Last week we were pleased to be able to welcome two visitors, Larry O’Neill (CEO) and Deborah Brock (Life Long Learning Manager), from the South Dublin County Partnership to our offices. The SDCP approached our charity in June of this year to learn more about our Inspiring the Future online platform, the advanced technology behind it […]

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