For secondary school and college staff

Introduction to Inspiring the Future

A short webinar to show you how to make the most of your free Inspiring the Future account to connect with volunteers from the world of work to support your careers curriculum or bring learning to life, in particular Gatsby Benchmarks 3-7.

Navigating career mentoring

Find out about the benefits of a mentoring programme and using Inspiring the Future to connect with volunteers who can support your students in specific career areas. We will hear from a teacher who has successfully run a virtual mentoring programme, with top tips, a platform demonstration and a take away format guide.

Post-16 options: using Inspiring the Future to explore pathways

With students weighing up college, 6th form, apprenticeships or T levels, make the most of Inspiring the Future volunteers’ stories to support your students in exploring options. From careers talks about pathways, speed networking or CV workshops, we will explore some best practice, post-16 case studies and top tips for organising options activities with our volunteers.

NHS webinar: pathways into healthcare

With our huge pool of NHS ambassadors, your students can find out the many different routes to get where they are now. The webinar will cover how to set up a healthcare themed activity, search for volunteers, invite volunteers and where to go if you need support.

How to meet Gatsby Benchmark 4

Find out how you can use Inspiring the Future volunteers to embed careers in the curriculum and encourage subject teachers to include short careers insight talks into lessons. We will cover best practise examples, a platform demonstration to search and invite target volunteers and time for open Q&A.

Preparing for National Careers Week

Find out how you can use Inspiring the Future to support your NCW encounters. Hear about best practice case studies and a platform demonstration to help you plan ahead and deliver a successful careers programme. We recommend 4-6 weeks lead in time to invite volunteers so get help creating your platform activities now.