June 15, 2016

Recruiting for a Director for a major new programme: Inspiring Governance

June 15, 2016

Since 2012, through our unique online portal, Inspiring the Future, our charity, Education and Employers, has specialised in enabling state schools and colleges across the country to find brilliant volunteers to support the careers education, teaching and learning of pupils – for free. To date over 30,000 people have volunteered together with over 10,000 teachers, representing […]

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May 31, 2016

International Conference – speakers announced

May 31, 2016

International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training – London 2016 July 21/22 2016, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Conference Centre Speakers and delegates are travelling from across the globe to attend the conference, providing insight into how employer engagement and training is experienced in varied settings. We are pleased to welcome representatives from […]

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May 25, 2016

Inspiring Women in Automotive at Silverstone

May 25, 2016

Ninety schoolgirls were encouraged to carve out a career in the motoring industry at a special event at the UK’s biggest automotive expo of its type – CDX16 held at the world famous Silverstone race track on 24th May. The 14-to-16-year-olds – from seven schools around the country – took part in a fun and […]

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May 23, 2016

The British Council and Inspiring Women China are calling on the G20 nations to renew their commitment to women’s economic empowerment

May 23, 2016

On 24-26 May 2016, the Chinese government will host Women-20 (W20) – a G20 outreach group launched in 2015 to focus on promoting gender-inclusive economic growth. W20 aims to harness support to increase women’s participation in the global economy and greater prosperity for the world. As reported by McKinsey, realising gender equality could add an […]

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May 20, 2016

Primary Futures inspires pupils in Folkestone with our coastal towns campaign

May 20, 2016

Primary Futures, run by charity Education & Employers, organsied an event at St Eanswythe’s Primary School in Folkestone with Sam Gyimah, Childcare and Education Minister, on Thursday 19th May 2016. It saw employee volunteers come together to raise the aspirations of primary school children by talking with pupils face-to-face about their job and career. The […]

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May 18, 2016

Careers talks ‘boost future earnings’

May 18, 2016

Young people aged 14-15 from all backgrounds, could be earning an additional £2,000 by their mid-20s simply by more exposure to the world of work through career talks at school, new research has found. The research was undertaken by Elnaz Kashefpakdel and Christian Percy and commissioned by the charity Education and Employers was published in […]

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May 18, 2016

Inspiring Women in Business & Enterprise at London Stock Exchange

May 18, 2016

Today 100 state school girls had the opportunity to participate in a ‘career speed networking’ event with high profile women in business and enterprise at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and had the rare opportunity to participate in the iconic market opening. The UK boasts some fantastic female business leaders and entrepreneurs and the gap […]

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April 27, 2016

How working with volunteers boosts schools and colleges careers information and advice provision in line with Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework

April 27, 2016

A new guide has been published by Education and Employers, the charity behind the Inspiring the Future programme and its Inspiring Women and Primary Futures campaigns. The guide is designed to help schools and colleges better understand how working with volunteers from the world of work can boost their careers information and advice provision in […]

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April 13, 2016

Inspiring South Korea

April 13, 2016

The Education and Employers charity has supported the work of Sue Yang from the Seoul Education Office in South Korea. Sue undertook a tour to gain an insight into work experience and employer engagement in the UK as well as other European countries. During her visit to the UK Sue visited several employers to see […]

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April 13, 2016

Inspiring Apprenticeships at Saint George’s School in Kent

April 13, 2016

Inspiring the Future, a free career insight programme for state school students,  has organised an Apprenticeship awareness raising event at Saint George’s School in Gravesend Kent with an array of volunteers from the Civil Service. Twenty-five school students aged 16 – 18 attended the session and had open conversations with the volunteers about their jobs […]

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