October 17, 2016

Inspiring the Future with the Crafts Council

October 17, 2016

At the beginning of October the Crafts Council and Inspiring the Future held a Meet the Maker event at the Birmingham Science Museum. On Tuesday 4th October over 100 young people from 15 state schools across Birmingham came together with 23 representatives from the craft sector to learn about their career experiences and the route they […]

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September 28, 2016

Primary Futures inspires pupils at Moor Park Primary School, Blackpool

September 28, 2016

Primary Futures teamed up with Robert Halfon, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, to host an event at Moor Park Primary School in North Blackpool on Tuesday 27th September 2016. Following on from the launch of Primary Futures in Blackpool back in June, the aim of the event was to help primary school children […]

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September 13, 2016

Inspiring the Future in Australia

September 13, 2016

Following the continued success and growing demand of Inspiring the Future and its other campaigns in the UK, we are partnering with the Schools Industry Partnership (SIP) who are rolling out the programme in Australia. The SIP is a non-profit incorporated association that has been working to provide work placement coordination in Australia since 1995. […]

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September 13, 2016

Inspiring Women in the Arts Business with Sotheby’s

September 13, 2016

The Inspiring Women campaign teamed up with Sotheby’s to show girls in state schools and colleges the range of careers available in the sector. Over 50 girls aged 13 – 18 had the opportunity to meet 11 women doing different roles, and ask questions about their jobs and career experiences. The event took place at the […]

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July 25, 2016

Inspiring the Future: 2012-2016

July 25, 2016

This month marks the fourth anniversary of the launch of Inspiring the Future. During the last four years Inspiring the Future has worked with 5,500 state schools and colleges and more than 10,000 teachers have collectively sent 135,000 invitations to engage with students. Over a million new connections have been made between young people and […]

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July 25, 2016

International review of evidence of careers education published

July 25, 2016

International review of evidence of careers education shows that poorer young people are more likely to have career aspirations that don’t match their educational ambitions, but that good careers education can make a real difference. The report was covered in national media stories: read the TES article here, the Mirror article here and Elle article here. The findings […]

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June 24, 2016

Closing the gap between education and employment: international research conference

June 24, 2016

Next month sees an unprecedented coming together of researchers, policy makers and practitioners at the international Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training held in London on 21 and 22 July. Employer engagement in education and training has become a hot topic for policy makers and practitioners around the world. Over recent years, Governments […]

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June 17, 2016

What actually makes a difference to young people?

June 17, 2016

With so much information now available on employer engagement, teachers and career professionals have told us that they often find it hard to work out which activities have the maximum impact. Our Charity, Education and Employers, which runs Inspiring the Future and its Primary Futures and Inspiring Women Campaigns has undertaken its own extensive research […]

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June 17, 2016

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Women’s Networks win Women in Banking and Finance Team Diversity Award 2016

June 17, 2016

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Women’s Networks have been awarded the Women in Banking and Finance’s Team Diversity Award 2016. The award commended the work of the Networks to support diversity and inclusion and to promote the recruitment and development of women, both internally and externally. As part of the winning submission, the award noted […]

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June 16, 2016

International conference – abstracts released

June 16, 2016

International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training – London 2016 July 21/22 2016, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Conference Centre Early Bird registration closes 30th June! Following the announcement of our confirmed conference speakers we are now pleased to release full details of over 60 conference presentations. Find out more about what […]

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