26 May 2017

Blackpool Aspirations Week: Monday 22nd May – Friday 26th May 2017

26 May 2017

Over 150 volunteers have been visiting primary schools across Blackpool this week to help raise aspirations and broaden the horizons of children in the areas. Below are a small selection of photographs. To see the rest please click here. To get involved either as a school or volunteer just visit the Primary Futures website.    The […]

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9 March 2017

Career Footsteps with Chesham Grammar School

9 March 2017

As part of our Career Footsteps project, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, we’re helping schools across the UK host regional showcase events to raise awareness of the programme and help local schools get involved. Most recently it was Chesham Grammar School who seized the opportunity to host their Career Footsteps regional event. 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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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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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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