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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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March 28, 2019

Dorset Echo announces launch of Inspiring Dorset campaign

March 28, 2019

We are really grateful to the Dorset Echo which is getting behind our Inspiring Dorset campaign which we are running in conjunction with Dorset Council, Southern Universities Network, the Local Enterprise Partnership and the CEC. Click here for the full article.  

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March 28, 2019

Helping schools evidence Gatsby benchmarks

March 28, 2019

The Department for Education adopted the Gatsby Benchmarks as the benchmarks of best practice careers provision.  Inspiring the Future has a network of over 45,000 employee volunteers from the world of work and as well as a wide range of classroom resources.  Our latest leaflet is designed to help schools to evidence their alignment with […]

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March 28, 2019

Primary Futures arrives in Northern Ireland

March 28, 2019

‘Well done for bringing this to Northern Ireland”. One of many similar comments from the volunteers at our special launch event for ‘Primary Futures’ in Northern Ireland. Held at Ballysally Primary School, Coleraine on Thursday 21st March 2019, all the children and teachers from the school were introduced to career-related learning. They met an amazing […]

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March 26, 2019

icould becomes part of our family on 31 March 2019

March 26, 2019

We are delighted to welcome icould as part of our family from 31 March. Our research shows that careers encounters have greater impact when students prepare beforehand and reflect afterwards.  Therefore, connecting our volunteer visits to schools with  icould’s video career stories and digital resources will expand the reach and deepen the impact of these […]

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March 15, 2019

The DCMS supported one of our Primary Futures events on 15 March in Coventry

March 15, 2019

A huge thank you to Howes Primary School, Coventry who looked after our twenty volunteers associated with the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) so well today. We were thrilled to welcome Dame Sue Owen, currently Permanent Secretary for the Department (pictured below) in one of her last school focused events before she […]

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March 13, 2019

Bristol Metropolitan Academy host one of our apprenticeship events

March 13, 2019

We were delighted to link with British Metropolitan Academy to host an Inspiring the Future event as part of National Apprenticeship week.  Supported by Bristol City Council and the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Asher Craig, it was designed to introduce more than 300 students to the opportunities available as an apprentice in the Bristol area and […]

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February 28, 2019

Barham Primary School welcomed Damian Hinds

February 28, 2019

Barham Primary school in Wembley today hosted a special Primary Futures event on Thursday 28 February, attended by the Right Honourable Damian Hinds MP, Secretary for State for Education.  Primary Futures, is a programme run by the charity, Education and Employers in partnership with the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), that aims to broaden primary […]

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February 20, 2019

Primary Futures only primary partner with National Careers Week

February 20, 2019

For the first time Primary Futures, the programme run by the charity, Education and Employers has partnered with National Careers Week as its only partner to help expand the week into primary schools across the country.  National Careers Week is an exciting opportunity to help raise children’s aspirations and broaden their horizons by bringing volunteers from […]

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