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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July 25, 2019

Raising Aspirations in North Lincolnshire

July 25, 2019

Since the showcase event in North Lincolnshire earlier this month, Primary Futures has been going from strength to strength in the area with schools planning exciting activities with Primary Futures volunteers to raise aspirations and broaden horizons. With strong backing from North Lincolnshire Council, schools in the area have shown great ambition to show children […]

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July 10, 2019

Lifting the curtain on theatre careers

July 10, 2019

On Wednesday 3rd July, the West End lifted the curtain on careers in theatre to inspire young people. A year since the launch of Inspiring Future Theatre theatres, arts organisations, and industry professionals across the UK celebrated the wide range of offstage theatre activities. The campaign – a joint initiative with Society of London Theatre […]

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June 20, 2019

Inspiring London goes to the Guildhall

June 20, 2019

On Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th June, we took our Inspiring London campaign to the glamorous Guildhall. We spent two days at the Guildhall in London to raise the aspirations of local children and young people by opening their eyes to the possibilities available to them in their futures.  We ran numerous sessions across the […]

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May 15, 2019

MPs unite to help broaden the horizons and raise the aspirations of children

May 15, 2019

On Tuesday 14th May the Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary State for Education, Graham Stuart MP and Emma Hardy MP hosted a cross-party event in the House of Commons which brought together MPs from across the country and political divide to help primary aged children. MPs were asked by Paul Whiteman the General Secretary […]

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May 14, 2019

Our Future Derby

May 14, 2019

We are delighted to announce ‘Our Future Derby’. Launched in partnership with Derby City Council, this exciting new project is made possible with funding from the Department for Education’s ‘Opportunity Area Programme’. The aim is to inspire children and connect primary schools in Abbey, Arboretum, Boulton, Chaddesden, Derwent, Normanton, and Sinfin with the world of […]

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May 1, 2019

Social mobility stagnates according to Social Mobility Commission – Is there more that can be done in primary schools to change this?

May 1, 2019

In their sixth State of the Nation report, the Social Mobility Commission says that social mobility has stagnated over the last four years and explores some of the reasons for this. Gaps between the poorest students and their peers are, according to the authors, prevalent at all stages in the education system. The commission also […]

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April 23, 2019

Opportunity to attend the OECD Forum 2019

April 23, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Education and Employers is an official partner of the OECD Forum 2019 and as a result has a number of places available. This year’s Forum, World in EMotion, will reflect on the fact that we are experiencing a great deal of social, economic and political change, upheaval and disruption, […]

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April 8, 2019

Inspiring Dorset launch hits the mark, ‘This event inspires everybody’

April 8, 2019

‘A brilliant initiative’ (volunteer), ‘I loved every single person who came to our classroom’ (pupil) Just some of the scores of quotes following the launch of Inspiring Dorset.  On 3 April we held a Primary Futures event at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School & Community Nursery followed by a speed networking event as […]

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