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April 19, 2018

Inspiring the Future of Theatre

April 19, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are partnering with UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) to deliver a wide-reaching new industry initiative to showcase the range of careers available in theatre to young people, and encourage and strengthen connections between schools and theatres.

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April 13, 2018

A Head Teacher’s experience of her school’s first Primary Futures event

April 13, 2018

A Head Teacher has given an account of her experience of inviting volunteers to her school to talk to the children about their jobs and careers. Tracey Lake, Head Teacher at Wheldon Infant School and Nursery in Castleford near Wakefield, has given a detailed account of the day’s activities and her delight in working with […]

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April 10, 2018

Inspiring Wakefield continues to broaden children’s horizons

April 10, 2018

Primary Futures and the National Association of Head Teachers is delighted to be working together on a programme of inspiring events for children in primary schools across Wakefield. Inspiring Wakefield connects primary schools in the area with a huge range of volunteers from local organisations to broaden children’s horizons and show them that by working […]

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April 6, 2018

We are recruiting a School Engagement Coordinator

April 6, 2018

Reporting to the Head of Schools Engagement, this role is responsible for delivering the Career Footsteps project until 31st July and working closely with school teachers and careers advisors focusing on secondary and further education (FE) establishments in promoting Inspiring the Future and related services; supporting schools to access and effectively use the Inspiring the Future […]

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April 4, 2018

Primary Futures – Aspirations Week in Corby

April 4, 2018

During National Careers Week, Education and Employers worked with a collection of Corby Primary schools to deliver a fun packed week of activities aimed at raising both aspiration and awareness of careers. Four primary schools from the Greenwood Academies Trust took part. The week followed the successful Career Footsteps event at Kingswood Academy in Corby, […]

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March 30, 2018

Health Ambassadors for NHS70

March 30, 2018

As part of the NHS 70th birthday celebrations, NHS70 are partnering Inspiring the Future to launch the Heath Ambassadors campaign to get more front line NHS staff into schools talking about the breadth of interesting roles available and encouraging school children of all ages to consider a career in the NHS.

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March 27, 2018

Work of the charity featured on Malaysian TV news and current affairs programme

March 27, 2018

Education and Employer’s CEO, Nick Chambers was interviewed by Kamarul Bahrin, Vice President & Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Astro Awani, the Malaysian news and current affairs channel. The 30 minute interview which took place at Davos during the World Economic Forum looked at how schools can tackle some of societies issues such as  social mobility, diversity and gender stereotyping […]

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March 21, 2018

‘Drawing a scientist’ test in the US supports Drawing the Future findings

March 21, 2018

Children in the US are drawing more women scientists than in previous decades, according to a new study by researchers at Northwestern University in the United States. They have analysed five decades of “Drawing the Scientist” test designed to investigate children’s perceptions of the scientist. When asked to draw a scientist, less than one per […]

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March 15, 2018

Inspiring the Future calls for No More Female CEOs

March 15, 2018

Inspiring the Future's new campaign NO MORE FEMALE PROFESSIONALS asks whether the language we all use when talking about jobs, contributes to the problem of unconscious gender bias which limits the opportunities that children perceive they have.

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