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.
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…Read more
A report published today shows how the UK's biggest employer, the NHS, is helping to motivate young people and showing them the range of career…Read more
Redraw the Balance continues to generate interest and inspire new versions around the world. The original two-minute film, which captures how young children define career opportunities as…Read more
Interactive virtual sessions
See how NHS staff are inspiring young people as part of our latest campaign with Health Education England:
And find out more about our virtual sessions.
News and events
Our 6th International Conference on Employer Engagement took place on 1st and 2nd July 2021. This year’s theme was ‘Preparing Young People…Read more
Scaling Up: Primary children’s attainment is positively impacted by meeting relatable workplace role models
Today Primary Futures publishes Scaling Up, a report on the impact of its programme that brings volunteer role models from the world of…Read more