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July 14, 2022

New report looks at the career aspirations of primary-aged children in Suffolk

July 14, 2022

A report published today by the charity Education and Employers, highlights the importance of exposing children to a breadth of different jobs and learning more about the world of work whilst at school.  Commissioned by the Ipswich Opportunity Area (IOA) Partnership Board, the report investigates the career aspirations of primary-aged children in Ipswich and Felixstowe. […]

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May 23, 2022

World Economic Forum Participants visit school to talk to primary children

May 23, 2022

To coincide with the first day of the World Economic Forum 2022, a number of participants, including Hilde Schwab, took time out of their busy schedules to visit a school in Davos and talk to primary-aged children. Hilde Schwab is the Chairperson and Co-founder of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship with her husband, Klaus […]

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May 18, 2022

The Mayor of London launches primary schools programme supported by Primary Futures

May 18, 2022

Today, the 18th May 2022 the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan launched a new primary school outreach programme that will showcase potential career paths in the infrastructure and construction sectors to primary-aged pupils across London.   The programme will help pupils, teachers and parents to better understand the world of construction and infrastructure, the range of jobs […]

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April 19, 2022

Success for Inspiring Dorset Project

April 19, 2022

An evaluation report published today shows how role models from the world of work are helping to improve children’s motivation as part of the post-pandemic catch-up and tackle gender stereotypes. The report, Inspiring Dorset 2021, looks at the impact of a programme of aspiration-raising activities in Dorset between April 2021 to February 2022, focusing on […]

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March 31, 2022

Inspiring Governance reappointed by the Department for Education to provide governor recruitment services

March 31, 2022

We are delighted to confirm that the Education and Employers charity will continue to provide governor recruitment services to schools and academies, following our reappointment by the Department for Education. The service enables schools to access a wide range of skilled volunteers from diverse backgrounds who are committed to making a difference. Our charity will […]

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March 8, 2022

BBC Newsround: challenging gender stereotypes with primary school children on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022

“Four inspirational women with pretty cool jobs” top today’s edition of CBBC’s Newsround, which shows our activities with schools in action. Firefighter Amy, robotics engineer Caroline, train driver Tahira and construction project manager Cassie met with Year 6 children at Coppull Parish Primary School, Chorley to help challenge gender stereotypes. The children had the chance […]

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February 23, 2022

Civil Servants encouraged to inspire the next generation

February 23, 2022

The Department for Education’s Permanent Secretary Susan Acland-Hood and the Government’s Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil are encouraging people at all levels  across the Civil Service to volunteer via Inspiring the Future. Civil Servants are being asked to give from an hour a year to talk to children and young people about their jobs or […]

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December 17, 2021

ITV are inspiring the future

December 17, 2021

Earlier this year  ITV announced that they were partnering with our Inspiring the Future programme. Over 10,000 young people have already benefited from meeting an ITV volunteer and having the chance to ask them questions about their job and career route. There is such an amazing range of staff who work across the ITV group, […]

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