November 9, 2022

New report illuminates the difference made by career-related learning on children’s aspirations in Blackpool

November 9, 2022

An evaluation report of our Primary Futures Blackpool project was launched today and shows the impact of a committed and sustained approach to career-related learning on primary-aged children’s aspirations.  Funded by the Blackpool Opportunity Area Board, the project launched in September 2021 and ran over the 2021-22 academic year. The project builds on the success […]

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October 10, 2022

New evaluation shows impact of role models on primary-aged children

October 10, 2022

An evaluation and impact research report published today shows how meeting a diverse range of role models from the world of work has helped to raise children’s aspirations, broaden their horizons, increase their motivation and helped foster a more positive attitude towards learning. The report evaluates the impact of the ‘Our Future’ project in its […]

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September 21, 2022

Primary Futures partners with STEM Learning 

September 21, 2022

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 access to an even greater range of STEM-specific volunteers from the world of work.  The partnership will enable teachers to access STEM Ambassador volunteers directly through their free Primary Futures […]

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September 20, 2022

Inspiring the Future launches in Jersey

September 20, 2022

The Education and Employers charity is excited to announce the launch of Inspiring the Future Jersey.   Thanks to a partnership between the charity Every Child Our Future, Skills Jersey (part of the Government of Jersey) and ourselves, schools and volunteers in Jersey can now connect easily, quickly and freely via the online match-making service. Primary […]

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July 14, 2022

New report looks at the career aspirations of primary-aged children in Suffolk

July 14, 2022

A report published today by the charity Education and Employers, highlights the importance of exposing children to a breadth of different jobs and learning more about the world of work whilst at school.  Commissioned by the Ipswich Opportunity Area (IOA) Partnership Board, the report investigates the career aspirations of primary-aged children in Ipswich and Felixstowe. […]

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May 23, 2022

World Economic Forum Participants visit school to talk to primary children

May 23, 2022

To coincide with the first day of the World Economic Forum 2022, a number of participants, including Hilde Schwab, took time out of their busy schedules to visit a school in Davos and talk to primary-aged children. Hilde Schwab is the Chairperson and Co-founder of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship with her husband, Klaus […]

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May 18, 2022

The Mayor of London launches primary schools programme supported by Primary Futures

May 18, 2022

Today, the 18th May 2022 the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan launched a new primary school outreach programme that will showcase potential career paths in the infrastructure and construction sectors to primary-aged pupils across London.   The programme will help pupils, teachers and parents to better understand the world of construction and infrastructure, the range of jobs […]

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April 19, 2022

Success for Inspiring Dorset Project

April 19, 2022

An evaluation report published today shows how role models from the world of work are helping to improve children’s motivation as part of the post-pandemic catch-up and tackle gender stereotypes. The report, Inspiring Dorset 2021, looks at the impact of a programme of aspiration-raising activities in Dorset between April 2021 to February 2022, focusing on […]

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