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28 September 2016

Primary Futures inspires pupils at Moor Park Primary School, Blackpool

28 September 2016

Primary Futures teamed up with Robert Halfon, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, to host an event at Moor Park Primary School in North Blackpool on Tuesday 27th September 2016. Following on from the launch of Primary Futures in Blackpool back in June, the aim of the event was to help primary school children […]

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11 August 2016

Inspiring the Future Review: 2012-2016

11 August 2016

Inspiring the Future During the last four years Inspiring the Future has worked with 5,500 state schools and colleges and more than 10,000 teachers have collectively sent 135,000 invitations to engage with students. Over a million new connections have been made between young people and employee volunteers via Inspiring the Future and its Inspiring Women […]

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20 May 2016

Primary Futures inspires pupils in Folkestone

20 May 2016

Primary Futures, run by charity Education & Employers, organsied an event at St Eanswythe’s Primary School in Folkestone with Sam Gyimah, Childcare and Education Minister, on Thursday 19th May 2016. It saw employee volunteers come together to raise the aspirations of primary school children by talking with pupils face-to-face about their job and career. The […]

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27 April 2016

How working with volunteers boosts schools and colleges careers information and advice provision in line with Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework

27 April 2016

A new guide has been published by Education and Employers, the charity behind the Inspiring the Future programme and its Inspiring Women and Primary Futures campaigns. The guide is designed to help schools and colleges better understand how working with volunteers from the world of work can boost their careers information and advice provision in […]

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24 March 2016

Civil Service tackles social mobility

24 March 2016

Minister for the Cabinet Office & Paymaster General, Matthew Hancock, has announced that the Government will develop a ground-breaking new national standard set of measures of socio-economic background, which will be used to measure and so manage social mobility in the Civil Service and beyond. The announcement was made at a ‘career speed networking’ event […]

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26 February 2016

Transport Minister Lord Ahmad does an Inspiring the Future triple bill

26 February 2016

Transport Minister Lord Ahmad has today done an Inspiring the Future triple bill. This included a ‘Career Speed Networking’ event at Ursuline High School, a Primary Futures ‘What’s my Line?’ event at Hollymount Primary School and he also visited his old school Rutlish in Merton to talk informally with pupils about jobs and careers. Volunteers […]

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26 January 2016

Prime Minister’s Apprenticeships Tsar launches scheme to get Apprentices into primary schools

26 January 2016

The Prime Minister’s recently appointed Apprenticeship Tsar, Nadhim Zahawi MP, has launched a scheme to take Apprentices into primary schools with an event at Mayflower Primary School in Poplar. Today’s event saw 30 apprentices from different sectors join Nadhim to chat with primary school children about their jobs, bringing learning to life and broadening aspirations. This […]

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1 December 2015

Chief Medical Officer launches Primary Futures: Who’s In Health? campaign in Scotland

1 December 2015

Dr Catherine Calderwood, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer today visited Sciennes Primary School to launch the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign to  help young children understand how people in the health sector use literacy, maths and science in their jobs. Who’s in Health? is a free initiative for state primary schools run by  the Education […]

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20 November 2015

Lord Nash visits Charles Dickens School in Broadstairs with Inspiring the Future

20 November 2015

Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, visited The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs in Kent on 19th November with Inspiring the Future, run by national education charity Education & Employers. The purpose was to inspire students to consider careers in the jobs, professions and sectors that they may not be aware of. Inspiring […]

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