11 August 2016

Inspiring the Future Review: 2012-2016

11 August 2016

Inspiring the Future During the last four years Inspiring the Future has worked with 5,500 state schools and colleges and more than 10,000 teachers have collectively sent 135,000 invitations to engage with students. Over a million new connections have been made between young people and employee volunteers via Inspiring the Future and its Inspiring Women […]

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27 April 2016

How working with volunteers boosts schools and colleges careers information and advice provision in line with Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework

27 April 2016

A new guide has been published by Education and Employers, the charity behind the Inspiring the Future programme and its Inspiring Women and Primary Futures campaigns. The guide is designed to help schools and colleges better understand how working with volunteers from the world of work can boost their careers information and advice provision in […]

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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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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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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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26 January 2015

Inspiring the Future Annual Review 2013-14 published

26 January 2015

We are delighted to share the findings of the Inspiring the Future Annual Review 2013-14. This year’s edition covers the launch of the Inspiring Women campaign, Primary Futures, Inspiring Apprenticeships and the Inspiring Governors alliance. Notable numbers include; Over its first two years 451,409 young people have taken part in events with Inspiring the Future […]

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16 July 2014

600 students visit BAML to talk careers

16 July 2014

Over 600 students from 10 state secondary schools visited Bank of America Merrill Lynch today learning about different jobs and careers across the finance sector. Nearly 200 volunteers talked with the pupils about the employability skills needed and opportunities. Bank of America Merrill Lynch works charity the Education Employers Taskforce who run the free national […]

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16 April 2014

Campaign asking boys which female characters they admire

16 April 2014

A campaign is asking boys – of all ages – to say which female characters they admire and like. This is to help dispel the myth that boys don’t like to read about girls. Read the contributions on Guardian Witness This links to our Inspiring Women campaign which shows women can be career role models […]

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9 December 2013

A’ Levels reinforce subject gender stereotypes

9 December 2013

Institute of Physics says 49% of state-funded mixed schools in England are “reinforcing gender stereotypes” in terms of the subjects students study at A-level. It says some schools are failing to counter the idea that certain subjects are for girls and others are for boys. Join our Inspiring Women campaign to counteract job gender stereotyping. […]

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