July 9, 2014

Understanding employer engagement at HM Treasury

July 9, 2014

To mark the publication of a ground breaking new book on employer engagement in education HM Treasury hosted a briefing session for senior officials and representatives from the world of education. The book contains contributions from leading UK and international scholars working across a range of fields many of whom first presented research at conferences […]

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July 4, 2014

Superdry designers inspire students at Farmors School

July 4, 2014

Superdry designers inspired students at Farmors School in Gloucestershire today as part Inspiring the Future’s Designed & Made in Britain Week 2014. Laura Nuttal, Head of Design at Superdry, and her colleagues talked about their careers, answer questions and set a clothing design challenge for students which was judged at the end of the day. […]

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July 3, 2014

Designed & Made Week is here

July 3, 2014

It’s Designed & Made in Britain Week – Inspiring the Future volunteers are visiting schools all over country to talk frankly with young people about their jobs in design and manufacturing. To find out more: http://www.inspiringthefuture.org/ Our Inspiring Women will be out in force tomorrow – all under wraps – but watch this space!

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July 2, 2014

The Inspiring Women campaign joins forces with Aston Martin

July 2, 2014

Inspiring female employees from Aston Martin took part in a ‘speed career dating’ event for 100 school girls aged 14-15. To the girls surprise they arrived en masse at the school in a parade of the latest model range of Aston Martin sports cars at Tile Hill Wood School, Coventry. See the photos from the […]

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June 10, 2014

Come to our lunch seminar about education & employer engagement

June 10, 2014

On Friday 20 June from 12.25 – 1.30pm the Taskforce will host a free seminar to discuss findings and implications from the book Understanding Employer Engagement: Theories and Evidence, at our central London office. Anthony Mann, from the Education and Employers Taskforce, and Julian Stanley, of the University of Warwick, will explain insights from the […]

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June 5, 2014

Understanding Employer Engagement in Education: Theories and Evidence

June 5, 2014

Understanding Employer Engagement in Education: Theories and Evidence is the first collection of research essays on the subject of employer engagement in education and offers insight into the character, delivery and consequences of employer involvement in the learning and progression of young people. The book is available to purchase via: Routledge; Guildford Press and Amazon.

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May 27, 2014

Parental advice to kids ‘out of date’ but 70% rely on it

May 27, 2014

Parental careers advice to kids ‘out of date’ but 70% still trust their parent’s job advice says new Association of Colleges research. Help solve the problem by joining our Inspiring Women campaign and ‘pledge one hour once a year’ to talk about your job with girls in a state school near home or work. Register […]

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May 16, 2014

One in five university graduates becomes a millionaire

May 16, 2014

One in five university graduates becomes a millionaire says the Office for National Statistics. Two million degree-holders have a net worth £1 million plus as new statistics reveal the education gap between rich and poor. Read the full story.

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May 15, 2014

School governors: Call to recruit more widely

May 15, 2014

A campaign to improve the quality and number of school governors has been launched by a group of school leaders, employers and governors’ organisations. The Inspiring Governors Alliance – which includes charity the Education and Employers Taskforce – wants to encourage more “high-calibre people” to volunteer. Education Secretary, Michael Gove, said the “the school system […]

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May 7, 2014

Schools blighted by ‘science deserts’ minister warns

May 7, 2014

A new campaign is launched by George Osborne, the Chancellor, and Elizabeth Truss, the Education Minister, to get more pupils to study science and engineering as it emerges that no girls take physics A-levels in half of mixed schools. Great to see a female STEM Ambassador in The Stylist Magazine this week kicking off the […]

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