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October 17, 2018

Members of the Royal Warrant Holders Association inspire primary school children

October 17, 2018

On Tuesday 16 October, volunteers from companies which hold a Royal Warrant visited Bordesley Green Primary School in Birmingham to meet the children and talk about the interesting and varied jobs they do. And the jobs were indeed interesting and varied – there were printers, bookbinders, chocolate makers, engineers of military accoutrements, tailors, cabinet makers, […]

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September 28, 2018

Primary Futures Bury

September 28, 2018

On Friday 21 September, Primary Futures visited Bury for a morning of broadening horizons and raising aspirations. Local volunteers, and local MP James Frith, joined the children of Chantlers Primary School to help them make the link between their lessons and their futures in what was a very successful event. Phillip Barlow Headteacher of Chantlers […]

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September 27, 2018

Primary Futures continues to inspire Wakefield

September 27, 2018

The Inspiring Wakefield campaign has kicked off this academic year with a fantastic event at Netherton J&I School. Children were joined by over 50 local volunteers from a wide variety of occupations. Representatives from all emergency services attended, as well as a rugby player, chef, solicitor and florist to name a few.

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September 19, 2018

Machines predicted to create 58 million more jobs than they displace by 2022 according to the World Economic Forum.

September 19, 2018

Their ‘Future of Jobs’ report, published on the 17th September 2018, predicts massive workforce changes in both workforce composition and skills demand as businesses expand the use of automation and artificial intelligence in their daily operations. It suggests that by 2022 133 million new jobs will emerge as businesses develop a new division of labour […]

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September 19, 2018

Inspiring Goole with Primary Futures

September 19, 2018

Primary Futures was delighted to launch Inspiring Goole yesterday with a special event. We were joined by inspirational volunteers from local businesses and organisations in Goole, who inspired children from eight local primaries to broaden their horizons.

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August 10, 2018

Children in Uganda meet inspirational volunteers at the country’s first Primary Futures

August 10, 2018

On 10 August 2018, Primary Futures launched in Uganda. The Good Shepherd school, based in Katwadde in the Masake District, welcomed inspirational volunteers from the world of work. Among the volunteers was a Psychiatrist, Medical Doctor, General Practitioner, Journalist, Agriculturist, Electrician and Project Manager. The volunteers spoke to the children about their jobs, opening their […]

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July 25, 2018

Primary Futures to launch in Uganda

July 25, 2018

On the 10th August 2018 the Good Shepherd School Katwadde in the Masake District of Uganda are holding a Primary Futures event. The school is located in a particularly deprived rural area, a five-hour drive from the capital Kampala. John Ssentamu the Head Teacher contacted Education and Employers a couple of years ago having seen […]

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