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4 July 2017

Career Footsteps in Chelmsford

4 July 2017

Hylands School in Chelmsford, Essex, was the latest school to host a showcase Career Footsteps event to help keep their students informed about the varying paths they can follow into the world of work. The Career Footsteps programme, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, is a free programme available to schools across the country […]

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23 June 2017

Career Footsteps with Walbottle Campus

23 June 2017

The next in our series of Career Footsteps regional showcase events took place in Newcastle at the Walbottle Campus. The Career Footsteps programme, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, aims to educate young people about the wide range of routes into different careers, with a particular focus on vocational, technical and alternative pathways. Volunteers […]

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16 June 2017

Career Footsteps at Cockburn School

16 June 2017

    The Career Footsteps programme was straight back into action after the half term break with an event at Cockburn school. This event gave 100 Year 10 students the opportunity to interact with a range of professionals from widely varying careers. The Career Footsteps programme, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, is designed […]

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15 June 2017

Primary Futures Lincolnshire

15 June 2017

Branston Junior Academy in Lincolnshire have held their first Primary Futures event and are encouraging other schools in the region to follow suit. 20 volunteers took part, talking to children about their job and career and how they use the subjects they did at school such as Maths, English, Science and Geography. The volunteers work […]

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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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19 May 2017

Double gold: #RedrawtheBalance wins two national awards

19 May 2017

Our #RedrawtheBalance video, kindly made for our charity by MullenLowe London, last night won two gold prestigious marketing awards. The video, which has now had over 30 million views worldwide, reveals the realities of gender stereotyping by children from as young as five years old and how volunteers from the world of work going into […]

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12 May 2017

A double bill: Apprenticeships and Primary Futures

12 May 2017

We recently supported a double bill of events in Harlow, Essex at Longwood Primary Academy and Sir Charles Kao UTC with over 50 employer volunteers present and the  Rt. Hon Robert Halfon. The day covered a wide range of areas and activities from celebrating apprenticeships to quizzing volunteers to try and guess the jobs they do.    The first half […]

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12 May 2017

Inspiring apprenticeships with Airbus

12 May 2017

It is full speed ahead for the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools project with another apprenticeship event, this time with Airbus. The event took place at Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage. As delivery partners in London and the South for the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools project, commissioned by the National Apprenticeship Service, […]

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20 April 2017

Career Footsteps at Northlands School

20 April 2017

The Easter Break is only just coming to an end but the Career Footsteps programme is going full steam ahead with another regional event! This time it was Northlands School in Rugby who seized to opportunity to host their Career Footsteps session, helping their pupils to learn more about alternative routes into the world of […]

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