Improving the life chances of children and young people by connecting volunteers from the world of work with schools.

What we do

“It opened my eyes about different areas of work, and other ways of getting there. It also enabled me to talk to real people who have reached career levels that I aspire to.”

Year 9 student, Merseyside.


Everyone on Board – increasing governing board diversity

Around a third of young people currently in our schools are from an ethnic minority. Yet, the people leading schools generally do not reflect this…

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Starting Early: Building the foundations for success

Our report reveals how learning about work at primary-age has a positive impact on children’s futures.

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Primary Futures partners with STEM Learning 

We are delighted to announce a partnership between Education and Employers’ programme Primary Futures and STEM Learning. It will offer primary school teachers across the UK free…

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Challenging gender stereotypes

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