25 September 2020

International Labour Organization report on aspirations reinforces our Drawing the Future findings

25 September 2020

In its latest working paper  “Youth Aspirations and the Future of Work – A Review of the Literature and Evidence” published on the 14 September 2020, the International Labour Organization (ILO) used the Education and Employers study Drawing the Future, as part of its evidence demonstrating the ongoing lack of alignment between young peoples’ aspirations […]

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3 June 2020

Thank you to all our Inspiring the Future volunteers 

3 June 2020

This week is Volunteers’ Week, an annual celebration of the contribution volunteers make across the UK. It is wonderful to be able to celebrate the amazing work Inspiring the Future volunteers have been doing over the past year. From assemblies and career talks in schools, to careers fairs, work experience and participating in our new virtual […]

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4 October 2019

Raising Aspirartions

4 October 2019

Zoe Mawson, Head Teacher, Beckfoot Heaton Primary School & Nursery, Bradford Our school serves an area of high deprivation in Bradford, West Yorkshire, within one of the 10% most deprived wards in the country. In 2016, we created a 3 year vision which we named, “Growing To Be Great”. Prior to this, expectation and ambition […]

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4 October 2019

Primary Futures Is Expanding!

4 October 2019

As the new academic year starts, we are pleased to announce that Primary Futures will be expanding to work with more schools over the next academic year thanks to funding from AKO Foundation and the Department for Education / Careers & Enterprise Company Primary Fund. Primary Futures received the largest amount of funding from the […]

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20 June 2019

Inspiring London goes to the Guildhall

20 June 2019

On Wednesday 19th June, we took our Inspiring London campaign to the glamorous Guildhall. We spent the day at the Guildhall in London to raise the aspirations of local young people by opening their eyes to the possibilities available to them in their futures.  We ran numerous sessions throughout the day to introduce a number […]

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13 March 2019

Bristol Metropolitan Academy host one of our apprenticeship events

13 March 2019

We were delighted to link with British Metropolitan Academy to host an Inspiring the Future event as part of National Apprenticeship week.  Supported by Bristol City Council and the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Asher Craig, it was designed to introduce more than 300 students to the opportunities available as an apprentice in the Bristol area and […]

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1 March 2019

Inspiring Dorset is up and running with big demand for volunteers from schools!

1 March 2019

The Inspiring Dorset campaign run in partnership with Southern University Network (SUN), Dorset Council and Dorset LEP is an exciting, campaign with big ambitions, to help raise and broaden aspirations for children in Dorset and to excite and motivate young people about the world of work and how what they are learning in school relates […]

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9 November 2018

A Celebration of British Engineering with Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF

9 November 2018

Yesterday, Primary Futures was joined by Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF to celebrate British Engineering by raising the children of Milton Keynes’ aspirations and broadening their horizons. The event with three of the most iconic companies in British engineering showed the children at Broughton Fields Primary School that a future career in engineering […]

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