February 7, 2018

Career Footsteps at Westfield Arts College

February 7, 2018

Westfield Arts College rounded off January by hosting a Career Footsteps event, which saw a small diverse group of volunteers engage with around 50 students. Westfield Arts College is a 4-19, Dorset special school serving the needs of 180 children and young people with moderate and complex learning difficulties. Half of the pupils have a […]

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February 2, 2018

Inspiring a Future in Childcare launches next phase with speed-career networking at Park High school

February 2, 2018

Inspiring a Future in Childcare in partnership with The Department for Education and Tinies Childcare aims to inspire children to consider a future in childcare by showing them the wide range of career opportunities available in the sector. The campaign challenges individual and sector wide perceptions about the childcare profession and the stereotypes that have […]

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February 1, 2018

Using technology to revolutionise young people’s understanding of the world of work

February 1, 2018

Salesforce has played a crucial role in making our free national network of volunteers for schools a reality. It enabled a radical innovation in ways in which schools and colleges could connect with local employers. The goal was to find a way of harnessing technological innovation to identify huge numbers of prospective volunteers, nationally and make them available to schools effectively, efficiently and equitably.

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January 25, 2018

Drawing the Future launched at Davos today

January 25, 2018

This morning, Our Drawing the Future report was presented to the world’s political and business leaders at Davos. The international report revealed for the first time that gender stereotypes start at a very young age and that it is a global issue. The live streamed event from Davos discussed how these stereotypes may be a […]

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January 22, 2018

Drawing The Future in the news

January 22, 2018

Our Drawing The Future report has been in the news this week. Here are some highlights: TES BBC Online BBC Online Education The Guardian science blog Mail Online OECD World Economic  Forum BBC News Sky News    

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January 18, 2018

Drawing The Future published

January 18, 2018

Survey of 20,000 primary school children has significant implications for social mobility and gender equality. Read Drawing The Future Report (PDF) Education and Employers, today launched a landmark report, Drawing the Future, which revealed that the difference between children’s career aspirations from age seven to 17 are marginal, and too often based on gender stereotypes, socio-economic […]

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January 15, 2018

Inspiring Women in Mexico

January 15, 2018

Inspiring Women is inspiring primary school children as far afield as Mexico. Modelled on the UK campaign, Human Rights Awareness ran their own Inspiring Women event bringing together a range of successful women to talk to over 100 children aged 8-12. The event took place at of Colegio Nueva Laguna school, a school in the […]

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January 11, 2018

Review of international evidence on employer engagement in education published

January 11, 2018

The research team at Education and Employers has published a review of the evidence on how employers can support schools to improve outcomes for pupils. The report, commissioned by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) follows the publication of the Government’s Careers Strategy in December of last year, which announced funds to explore new approaches to employer […]

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December 19, 2017

We’re Recruiting a Director of Education and Employers / Inspiring Governance Programmes

December 19, 2017

We are recruiting a Director of Education and Employers / Inspiring Governance Programmes. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership and ensure effective operational delivery of the high profile Inspiring Governance recruitment and matching programmes. This aspect of the role will involve providing leadership to a central and regional team of nine members of staff. […]

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