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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17 December 2017

Bridging the Gap

17 December 2017

Over the past six months, members of the Isle of Man Employability Group have been working within Island secondary schools, University College Isle of Man and with employers to develop a common recruitment language.  The implementation of a common language framework is designed to help employers understand better the skills of their potential recruits and […]

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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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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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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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24 November 2016

Widen their Horizons: an article in ASCL’s Leader magazine

24 November 2016

Our Head of Schools, Charlotte Lightman, has written an article for the Association of School and College Leaders Leader magazine. Featured in their December issue, it looks into the importance of volunteer engagement in schools. View a PDF of this article here. Close links with employers can make a significant difference to schools, colleges and young people by introducing students to the working […]

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14 November 2016

Inspiring the Future: California

14 November 2016

Our charity is delighted to be able to welcome delegates from the Workforce Alliance North Bay to our offices this week. Racy Ming, Bruce Wilson and Andrea Bizzell are visiting from California to spend a week with the charity, learning more about the Inspiring the Future platform and looking at best practice for engaging employers […]

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25 October 2016

Inspiring the Future with schools in Cambridge

25 October 2016

Last week Inspiring the Future came together with the North Cambridge Academy to host an event for primary and secondary school pupils from the local area. On Thursday 20th October over 30 volunteers came together to raise awareness of Inspiring the Future in Cambridge. With more than 300 pupils in attendance, the aim of the […]

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