Hear from schools and teachers

Inspiring the Future volunteers can support a host of opportunities, which schools & colleges can run in-house.

Every school uses Inspiring the Future differently to get volunteers into their school and inspiring their students. You can discover ideas and tips for running your own Inspiring the Future event first-hand from schools here.

To view examples in primary schools go to our Primary Futures website here. If your school has run an inspiring activity that you would like to share with others you can share your story here.

Step up to careers

1 July 2019

1 July 2019

Loredana Roberts, Director of Global Learning & Communication for Gumley House School FCJ, recently run their annual sixth form careers event. How do you incorporate employer engagement and careers education into your students’ learning? Employer engagement is critical.  The scope we provide for students includes: Careers events App design projects with companies such as Amazon […]

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Accessing careers talks

26 June 2019

26 June 2019

Inspiring the Future has long worked with Speakers for Schools to complement their programme of high-profile, inspiring figures who can help students hear from those influential figures shaping today.  Offering volunteers such as CEOs and tenured professors, Speakers for Schools connects state schools with leading figures who share inspiration on pursuing their ambitions and broaden […]

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Challenging stereotypes

17 June 2019

17 June 2019

John Peet, Deputy Headteacher at Cheadle Hulme High School, recently ran an event to help challenge stereotypes. Originally intending to get girls interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), the career speed networking event ended up being so much bigger.  It received such a good response that it was widened to ‘Challenging […]

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Creating a Subject Flyer for Students

14 May 2019

14 May 2019

Mark Anderson from Gordon’s School used Inspiring the Future to compile a flyer to help students when making their GCSE options. Using our online portal, Mark Anderson contacted a number of volunteers to help him to produce a flyer that students could use to see the importance of the subjects taught in school in the […]

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Careers Speed Networking with a difference

10 December 2018

10 December 2018

How could you develop our standard careers speed networking model? Take a look at how Maghull High School developed their own unique Careers Speed Networking event and start planning your school's own careers speed networking with a difference.

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Why I Love my Job

24 November 2018

24 November 2018

Find out how and why Morpeth School Sixth Form are broadening the horizons of their students with an annual 'Why I Love my Job' day with Inspiring the Future.

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Raising careers awareness

2 November 2018

2 November 2018

The events at Gordon's School have had a long lasting impact - "many pupils have arranged work placements, chosen a degree or an apprenticeship as a result of a visiting speaker."

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Delivering Mock Interviews

16 October 2018

16 October 2018

Explore how Lambeth Academy is using Inspiring the Future as a resource for the delivery of mock interviews with an impact

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