October 15, 2019

OECD SAYS EMPLOYERS NEED TO TACKLE “INGRAINED ASSUMPTIONS” ABOUT JOBS

October 15, 2019

Children as young as seven risk ruling out future job options because of their gender, race and background, according to the OECD’s Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher. Speaking ahead of the formal launch of the I Am #InspiringTheFuture campaign, he said the stubborn skills gaps in the UK labour market are rooted in […]

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October 15, 2019

I am #InspiringTheFuture: why we need to inspire our next generation

October 15, 2019

On our 10thanniversary, we take a look at the ideas behind our new campaign, explore why it matters and show how you can get involved. We know that one of the best ways of inspiring young people about their future is to give them the chance to meet people from the world of work, and […]

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October 15, 2019

Inspiring The Future Campaign Launched To Build 100,000+ Volunteer Network

October 15, 2019

Education & Employers is launching a new campaign to establish and maintain a national network of 100,000+ professionals to inspire millions of children and young people. The charity has signed-up more than 55,000 volunteers since 2013, from national CEOs to apprentices on their first job – who are “match-made” with schools via a free, online […]

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October 11, 2019

Insights and Inspiration: New research examines external speakers in state and independent schools

October 11, 2019

Education and Employers & Speakers for Schools have joined together to publish a new report evaluating the impact of external speakers in secondary schools. Insights and Inspiration: Evaluating the impact of guest speakers in schools evaluated the approaches taken by both leading independent and state schools to structuring and investing in talks and the impact on student […]

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October 4, 2019

Primary Futures Is Expanding!

October 4, 2019

As the new academic year starts, we are pleased to announce that Primary Futures will be expanding to work with more schools over the next academic year thanks to funding from AKO Foundation and the Department for Education / Careers & Enterprise Company Primary Fund. Primary Futures received the largest amount of funding from the […]

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October 4, 2019

Raising Aspirations

October 4, 2019

Zoe Mawson, Head Teacher, Beckfoot Heaton Primary School & Nursery, Bradford Our school serves an area of high deprivation in Bradford, West Yorkshire, within one of the 10% most deprived wards in the country. In 2016, we created a 3 year vision which we named, “Growing To Be Great”. Prior to this, expectation and ambition […]

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August 13, 2019

PiXL become our community partner

August 13, 2019

Education and Employers is pleased to be partnering with PiXL (Partners in Excellence) to support their PiXL Secondary and PiXL6 members to engage effectively with employers via its Inspiring the Future programme. PiXL is a not-for-profit partnership of over 1,600 secondary schools, 500 sixth forms, 600 primary schools, and 75 providers of alternative education.  Our partnership […]

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August 2, 2019

Inspiring the Future: A Year

August 2, 2019

It has been a wonderful year at Inspiring the Future with thousands of events taking place in schools and colleges across the country and thousands of young people benefitting from talking to volunteers from the world of work. Throughout this academic year, teachers up and down the country have used Inspiring the Future to invited […]

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August 2, 2019

Primary Futures: A Year

August 2, 2019

It has been a fantastic year at Primary Futures with hundreds of aspiration raising activities taking place in schools across the country and thousands of children benefitting from talking to volunteers from the world of work. Throughout this academic year, teachers up and down the country have used Primary Futures to invited volunteers into their […]

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July 31, 2019

Apprenticeships: A Year

July 31, 2019

As we come to the end of another term and academic year, we look back on the apprenticeship work we have done with schools and colleges this year.  At Inspiring the Future, we are passionate about ensuring that young people are aware of all the different route into a career. In partnership with the National […]

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