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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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19 April 2017

Apprenticeships Support and Knowledge for Schools Roadshow – free apprenticeships CPD for school and college teachers and careers practitioners

19 April 2017

Education and Employers’ Apprenticeships Support and Knowledge for Schools Roadshows are free for teachers and careers practitioners to attend.  The sessions are run by Education and Employers charity, the organisation behind Inspiring the Future and delivery partners of the Apprenticeships Support and Knowledge for Schools project in London and the South. These half day events […]

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5 April 2017

Inspiring the Future launches in Australia

5 April 2017

Inspiring the Future is now officially up and running in Australia following the launch event held in Western Sydney. In partnership with the Schools Industry Partnership, we’re delighted to celebrate Inspiring the Future Australia with an event that brought together Ministers, volunteers and students. See the Penrith City Gazette coverage. Building upon four years of […]

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4 April 2017

Career Footsteps with Activate Learning and Stony Dean School

4 April 2017

It was another busy week for the Career Footsteps initiative last week with two promotional events taking place to help raise awareness of the programme and help other schools to make the most of the free sessions on offer. Run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, the aim of this campaign is to introduce students […]

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29 March 2017

Our 35,000th volunteer

29 March 2017

We are delighted to announce the 35,000th volunteer has just signed up via the free Inspiring the Future on-line match-making service –  Jo McDonnell. Jo is an Independent Consultant in International Development and Impact Investing and is based in Cornwall. Completing her BSc Natural Science (Biology) at the University of Cambridge and gaining a MRes Environmental […]

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9 March 2017

Career Footsteps with Chesham Grammar School

9 March 2017

As part of our Career Footsteps project, run in partnership with the Edge Foundation, we’re helping schools across the UK host regional showcase events to raise awareness of the programme and help local schools get involved. Most recently it was Chesham Grammar School who seized the opportunity to host their Career Footsteps regional event. The […]

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8 March 2017

By Appointment: A careers fair with members of the Royal Warrant Holders Association and the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust

8 March 2017

Ever wondered what Cadbury UK Ltd, Boots Opticians, The Ritz Hotel (London) Ltd and Bell Decorating Group Ltd have in common? They are all members of the Royal Warrant Holders Association who very kindly joined us, amongst others at Featherstone High School to help educate young people about the different options available to them after […]

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