News

9 December 2013

A’ Levels reinforce subject gender stereotypes

9 December 2013

Institute of Physics says 49% of state-funded mixed schools in England are “reinforcing gender stereotypes” in terms of the subjects students study at A-level. It says some schools are failing to counter the idea that certain subjects are for girls and others are for boys. Join our Inspiring Women campaign to counteract job gender stereotyping. […]

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18 November 2013

Inspiring the Future celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

18 November 2013

Inspiring the Future has a stand at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week and recruit volunteers. This week has over 3,000 events across the UK with 300,000 participants. Get more information about UK wide events.

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9 October 2013

‘Inspiring the Future: the first year 2012-13’

9 October 2013

‘Inspiring the Future: the first year 2012-13’ highlights progress made since its national launch in July 2013. It shows how the free Inspiring the Future programme connects state schools/colleges and employers to help young people make better informed decisions about jobs, careers and HE. Read ‘Inspiring the Future: the first year 2012-13’

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8 August 2013

Tell us your views for a chance to win £50 High Street Gift Voucher

8 August 2013

Inspiring the Future has just completed its first year, and we are now taking stock about how to make things better. So we want to hear your views. Complete our quick survey: get the chance to win 4 x £50 of High Street vouchers Take just 10 minutes to complete our end of year survey, […]

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23 July 2013

Announcing Design and Manufacturing Week

23 July 2013

Do you design or make things? We need you! Inspiring the Future is running a new national Design and Manufacturing Week in 2014 to help young people understand the range of jobs and careers available. Whether you design and make; airplanes, bicycles, boats, books, cars, ceramics, clocks, clothes, furniture, glassware, high-tech engineering, jewellery, mobile apps, […]

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16 July 2013

Get a friend to sign up to Inspiring the Future to win a Brompton bike

16 July 2013

Inspiring the Future has 5,000 volunteers from a range of professions and sectors pledged to give an hour a year to go into a school or college to talk about their job and career path. As more schools sign up, we need to ensure our pool of volunteers continues to grow. Thanks to Brompton bikes, […]

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4 July 2013

Education Select Committee says school governance needs to be upskilled

4 July 2013

The Education Select Committee report on School Governing Bodies has been published today and its main findings are that school governance needs to be simplified, upskilled and more businesses should encourage their staff to become school governors. We are delighted to announce the partnership of Inspiring the Future and SGOSS Governors for Schools to offer […]

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14 June 2013

Inspiring the Future on BBC Woman’s Hour

14 June 2013

Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE, Chair of the National Careers Council, talks about the value of employees from different jobs and sectors volunteering in schools with Inspiring the Future on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Hear the full programme broadcast.

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5 June 2013

Aspirational Nation: employers help schools translate education to employment

5 June 2013

A major report An Aspirational Nation: a culture change in careers provision will be launched on the 5th June by the National Careers Council. One of the main recommendations is that the National Careers Service should significantly expand its work with schools, young people and parents. An Aspirational Nation: A culture change in careers provision […]

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