23 April 2018

New campaign urges employers to support local school governance and develop their staff

23 April 2018

Inspiring Governance has launched a national campaign urging employers across England to support local school governance. The campaign highlights how organisations, individuals and young people can all benefit from employees volunteering as school governors. Spearheading the campaign is a short film in which school children describe the urgent need for more people to volunteer as school governors […]

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6 April 2018

We are recruiting a School Engagement Coordinator

6 April 2018

Reporting to the Head of Schools Engagement, this role is responsible for delivering the Career Footsteps project until 31st July and working closely with school teachers and careers advisors focusing on secondary and further education (FE) establishments in promoting Inspiring the Future and related services; supporting schools to access and effectively use the Inspiring the Future […]

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12 March 2018

Article by Dr. Elnaz Kashefpakdel for FE News. Teenage apprenticeships: awareness deficit?

12 March 2018

Read the article in FE News here. Over recent years significant public resource has been devoted to improving young people’s awareness of apprenticeships. Yet while teenage applications have increased, teenage apprenticeship starts have stagnated. Recent government data has shown that fewer than 26% of apprenticeship starts come straight from school or college. If apprenticeships are […]

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30 January 2018

Career Footsteps at Hornsey Girls School

30 January 2018

We returned to Hornsey School for Girls for another Career Footsteps event designed to open young people’s eyes to alternative routes into the world of work, such as apprenticeships and vocational routes. Volunteers included an Olympic Rower, a Chief Procurement Officer, a Technical Solutions Architect and a Diversity & Inclusion Support Lead. Students and volunteers took […]

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25 January 2018

Drawing the Future in the news

25 January 2018

Our Drawing The Future report has been in the news this week. Here are some highlights: BBC Online BBC Online Education The Guardian science blog TES Mail Online OECD World Economic  Forum

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19 January 2018

Drawing the Future is published

19 January 2018

Education and Employers have published their landmark report Drawing The Future The survey was undertaken in partnership with Tes, the National Association of Head Teachers, UCL Institute of Education and OECD Education and Skills, asks primary school children aged seven to 11 to draw a picture of the job they want to do when they grow […]

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13 December 2017

Career Footsteps photo competition

13 December 2017

In partnership with the Edge Foundation, Inspiring the Future has, via the Career Footsteps campaign, worked with hundreds of schools over the past 2 years to hold events involving volunteers from a vocational or non-traditional background. Career Footsteps aims to show young people that there are various routes into the world of work. Enter our […]

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13 December 2016

Amazing Apprenticeships Champions

13 December 2016

As part of our work on the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools project we are working with Amazing Apprenticeships and the National Apprenticeship Service to help teachers who are championing apprenticeships to access further resources and apprenticeship information for their students. What is an apprenticeship champion? Are you an inspirational teacher or careers adviser? Can you positively […]

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