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. This year […]

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23 May 2017

Dr Melanie Windridge – Plasma Scientist

23 May 2017

On 4th May, I spent the day with L’Oréal Paris and Education & Employers at the The Royal Society meeting some inspiring women in science. It was the launch of a national campaign that will see many more female scientists visiting children in primary schools across the country.  In the morning I took part in a ‘What’s My Line […]

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19 May 2017

Maybell Saliu – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19 May 2017

Sadly, I was not an individual who was able to uttered the words – ‘I aspire to be just like….’. I was not exposed to, nor did I ever have anyone to aspire to. Until I received my GCSE results – I met face to face with failure. The reality that I had played around […]

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19 May 2017

Charlie Oginni – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19 May 2017

Hello! My name is Charlie Oginni and I am a Production Runner at Sky News and Sky Entertainment and a Freelance Presenter. However, I wasn’t always a Production Runner at Sky and a Presenter because I was also a young child who didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life, plus it would […]

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19 May 2017

Dr. Cristina Aguilera Xiol – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19 May 2017

I studied Biochemistry at the University; in my class there were far more young women than men – no need to count, it was evident. During my PhD in Biomedicine, around half of the students were female. During my PostDoc, the number of women started to decrease but, more importantly, most of the Group leaders […]

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19 May 2017

Lieta Marziali – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19 May 2017

I became a volunteer because I was eager to share my journey with the younger generation. Despite today’s job market shifting towards more varied and portfolio careers, there is still enormous pressure on children to “get it right” first time. This can start as early as picking extra-curricular activities in primary school, and certainly it […]

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19 May 2017

Jan Rausch – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19 May 2017

I think it’s an absolute privilege to have a job that allows you to do something you thoroughly enjoy. So I feel extremely lucky to have been able to establish myself as a freelance interpreter. I love languages and can use them in a job where no day is ever the same. I get to […]

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19 May 2017

Inspiring the Future volunteer – Matthew Carlisle

19 May 2017

From a Young age, I always took an interest in building things. I spent a lot of time with my grandfather who found all kinds of different projects for us to work on including model airplanes and houses.  As I grew up, I continued to take the same approach, making and modifying things to suit […]

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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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