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4 May 2018

Primary Futures launches in Australia

4 May 2018

The first Primary Futures event in Australia took place today, Friday 4 May 2018. Organised by the Schools Industry Partnership and The Smith Family it took place at Willmot Public School, a small primary school in Mt Druitt, situated in one of the most deprived areas of New South Wales.   Schools Industry Partnership (SIP) is […]

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27 April 2018

Career Footsteps at Greenacre Academy

27 April 2018

On a beautiful sunny Friday morning, members of the Education and Employers team visited Greenacre Academy for a Career Footsteps event designed to engage their year 7 boys, and introduce them to the range of routes into the world of work that are available to them. Greenacre Academy is a boys’ secondary school and sixth […]

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23 April 2018

New campaign urges employers to support local school governance and develop their staff

23 April 2018

Inspiring Governance has launched a national campaign urging employers across England to support local school governance. The campaign highlights how organisations, individuals and young people can all benefit from employees volunteering as school governors. Spearheading the campaign is a short film in which school children describe the urgent need for more people to volunteer as school governors […]

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19 April 2018

Inspiring the Future of Theatre

19 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are partnering with UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) to deliver a wide-reaching new industry initiative. Inspiring the Future of Theatre will aim to showcase the range of careers available in theatre to young people, and encourage and strengthen connections between schools and theatres. Theatre and the performing arts are part […]

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13 April 2018

A Head Teacher’s experience of her school’s first Primary Futures event

13 April 2018

A Head Teacher has given an account of her experience of inviting volunteers to her school to talk to the children about their jobs and careers. Tracey Lake, Head Teacher at Wheldon Infant School and Nursery in Castleford near Wakefield, has given a detailed account of the day’s activities and her delight in working with […]

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6 April 2018

We are recruiting a School Engagement Coordinator

6 April 2018

Reporting to the Head of Schools Engagement, this role is responsible for delivering the Career Footsteps project until 31st July and working closely with school teachers and careers advisors focusing on secondary and further education (FE) establishments in promoting Inspiring the Future and related services; supporting schools to access and effectively use the Inspiring the Future […]

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4 April 2018

Primary Futures – Aspirations Week in Corby

4 April 2018

During National Careers Week, Education and Employers worked with a collection of Corby Primary schools to deliver a fun packed week of activities aimed at raising both aspiration and awareness of careers. Four primary schools from the Greenwood Academies Trust took part. The week followed the successful Career Footsteps event at Kingswood Academy in Corby, […]

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30 March 2018

Health Ambassadors campaign launches

30 March 2018

As part of the NHS 70th birthday celebrations, NHS England have teamed up with Inspiring the Future to get more NHS staff into schools on a regular basis talking about the breadth of interesting roles available and encouraging school children of all ages to consider a career in the NHS. These volunteer Health Ambassadors will not […]

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21 March 2018

Career Footsteps at Hazel Oak School in Solihull

21 March 2018

Career Footsteps kicked off February with an exciting event at Hazel Oak School in Solihull. Hazel Oak is an all age special school for children with moderate learning difficulties, many of whom are on the autistic spectrum. The day followed the format of other Career Footsteps events with speed networking followed by a carousel of […]

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