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18 January 2020

Disconnected: Major New Report

18 January 2020

A major new report reveals a disconnect between young people’s career aspirations and jobs in the UK, whether current vacancies or projected demand. This report is based on an international survey of over 8,500 people aged 14-18. There were over 7,000 responses from young people in the UK and this report focuses on their responses. Read […]

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10 December 2019

Over 50 teachers to become Inspiring the Future Teacher Ambassadors

10 December 2019

Teachers and careers professionals across the UK are taking part in Inspiring the Future Ambassadors. The scheme has been launched to create a network of school staff with first-hand knowledge and experience of employer engagement. Ambassadors will share best practice and promote careers activities with volunteers from the world of work amongst colleagues, enjoying a […]

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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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13 August 2019

Inspiring the Future becomes a PiXL community partner

13 August 2019

Education and Employers is pleased to be partnering with PiXL (Partners in Excellence) to support their PiXL Secondary and PiXL6 members to engage effectively with employers via its Inspiring the Future programme. PiXL is a not-for-profit partnership of over 1,600 secondary schools, 500 sixth forms, 600 primary schools, and 75 providers of alternative education.  Our […]

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2 August 2019

Inspiring the Future: A Year

2 August 2019

It has been a wonderful year at Inspiring the Future with thousands of events taking place in schools and colleges across the country and thousands of young people benefitting from talking to volunteers from the world of work. Throughout this academic year, teachers up and down the country have used Inspiring the Future to invited […]

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31 July 2019

Apprenticeships: A Year

31 July 2019

As we come to the end of another term and academic year, we look back on the apprenticeship work we have done with schools and colleges this year.  At Inspiring the Future, we are passionate about ensuring that young people are aware of all the different route into a career. In partnership with the National […]

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12 July 2019

Inspiring Apprenticeships

12 July 2019

On Wednesday 10 July the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) and Education and Employers organised a special joint event – ‘Inspiring Apprenticeships’. Hosted by the Waterfront UTC in Chatham, Kent, the event was designed to show young people the range and quality of apprenticeships that are available to them – some of […]

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10 July 2019

Lifting the curtain on theatre careers

10 July 2019

On Wednesday 3rd July, the West End lifted the curtain on careers in theatre to inspire young people. A year since the launch of Inspiring Future Theatre theatres, arts organisations, and industry professionals across the UK celebrated the wide range of offstage theatre activities. The campaign – a joint initiative with Society of London Theatre […]

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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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