13 August 2019

PiXL become our community partner

13 August 2019

Education and Employers is pleased to be partnering with PiXL (Partners in Excellence) to support their PiXL Secondary and PiXL6 members to engage effectively with employers via its Inspiring the Future programme. PiXL is a not-for-profit partnership of over 1,600 secondary schools, 500 sixth forms, 600 primary schools, and 75 providers of alternative education.  Our […]

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2 August 2019

Inspiring the Future: A Year

2 August 2019

It has been a wonderful year at Inspiring the Future with thousands of events taking place in schools and colleges across the country and thousands of young people benefitting from talking to volunteers from the world of work. Throughout this academic year, teachers up and down the country have used Inspiring the Future to invited […]

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31 July 2019

Apprenticeships: A Year

31 July 2019

As we come to the end of another term and academic year, we look back on the apprenticeship work we have done with schools and colleges this year.  At Inspiring the Future, we are passionate about ensuring that young people are aware of all the different route into a career. In partnership with the National […]

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12 July 2019

Inspiring Apprenticeships

12 July 2019

On Wednesday 10 July the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) and Education and Employers organised a special joint event – ‘Inspiring Apprenticeships’. Hosted by the Waterfront UTC in Chatham, Kent, the event was designed to show young people the range and quality of apprenticeships that are available to them – some of […]

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10 July 2019

Lifting the curtain on theatre careers

10 July 2019

On Wednesday 3rd July, the West End lifted the curtain on careers in theatre to inspire young people. A year since the launch of Inspiring Future Theatre theatres, arts organisations, and industry professionals across the UK celebrated the wide range of offstage theatre activities. The campaign – a joint initiative with Society of London Theatre […]

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8 April 2019

‘A Brilliant Initiative’

8 April 2019

‘A brilliant initiative’ (volunteer), ‘I loved every single person who came to our classroom’ (pupil) Just two of the scores of quotes following the launch of Inspiring Dorset. On 3 April we held a Primary Futures event at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School & Community Nursery followed by a speed networking event as […]

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28 March 2019

Dorset Echo announces the launch of Inspiring Dorset

28 March 2019

We are really grateful to the Dorset Echo which is getting behind our Inspiring Dorset campaign which we are running in conjunction with Dorset Council, Southern Universities Network, the Local Enterprise Partnership and the CEC.  Click here for the full article.    

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28 March 2019

Helping schools evidence Gatsby benchmarks

28 March 2019

The Department for Education adopted the Gatsby Benchmarks as the benchmarks of best practice careers provision.  Inspiring the Future has a network of over 45,000 employee volunteers from the world of work and as well as a wide range of classroom resources.  Our latest leaflet is designed to help schools to evidence their alignment with […]

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26 March 2019

icould becomes part of our family on 31 March 2019

26 March 2019

We are delighted to welcome icould as part of our family from 31 March. Our research shows that careers encounters have greater impact when students prepare beforehand and reflect afterwards.  Therefore, connecting our volunteer visits to schools with  icould’s video career stories and digital resources will expand the reach and deepen the impact of these […]

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22 March 2019

Inspiring Apprenticeships with MullenLowe

22 March 2019

For National Apprenticeship Week, we teamed up with MullenLowe to run a thematic event with the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools (ASK) programme. The aim of the event was to help students understand more about the world of advertising and apprenticeships in this sector. On Friday 8th March, MullenLowe, an advertising and marketing communications […]

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