April 8, 2021

Update on virtual interactive sessions

April 8, 2021

Together with teachers and volunteers in spring 2020, we started pioneering virtual interactive sessions via our Inspiring the Future and Primary Futures programmes. The aim was to help young people maintain a connection with the world of work, and indeed with the wider world around them. At a time when motivation and inspiration are needed […]

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March 8, 2021

New OECD report shows gendered aspirations from age five

March 8, 2021

OECD has launched their new report The Future at Five: Gendered aspirations of five-year-olds. Based on the 30 most popular job preferences of 4,000 children in England and Estonia, the report looks at the extent to which children’s early aspirations are affected by gender stereotypes. The report shows a significant presence of gender norms among […]

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March 2, 2021

Our Future Derby – Making an impact

March 2, 2021

  “We didn’t understand the impact of career learning at all until it happened. We realised from doing the questionnaires that the children had very narrow views when it came to the future… So for us it was about ‘how can we change that?’ and the project gave us that chance. We saw it straight away – the children were […]

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January 29, 2021

Davos 2021

January 29, 2021

Just because Covid-19 prevented the World Economic Forum (WEF) being physically in Davos this year, our charity didn’t want young people there to miss out on their chance to be inspired. Each January for the last two years (see below), Education and Employers has organised for people who are in Davos for the WEF to […]

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January 20, 2021

What will education look like in the future?

January 20, 2021

As we begin a new year, it’s traditional to take stock of the past in order to look forward, to imagine and plan for a better future. Looking ahead and beyond the current pandemic, how do we envisage education changing? The events of the past year have accelerated our increasing familiarity and use of technology […]

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January 8, 2021

Volunteering boosts employees during lockdown, new research shows

January 8, 2021

As companies struggle to motivate teams working remotely, new research published today (8th January 2021) reveals that employers who support their staff to volunteer in schools and colleges has found employees to be more motivated, more productive and have a better sense of well-being. Read the report.  If you would like to volunteer, please click here. If […]

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December 11, 2020

Webinar announced to launch new report on The Value of Volunteering

December 11, 2020

We have published a new report entitled ‘The Value of Volunteering – volunteering in education and productivity in work’. Read the report: The Value of Volunteering  If you would like to volunteer, please click here. If you are an employer looking to set up a volunteering scheme, please get  in touch with us. The report […]

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