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January 25, 2018

Drawing the Future launched at Davos today

January 25, 2018

This morning, Our Drawing the Future report was presented to the world’s political and business leaders at Davos. The international report revealed for the first time that gender stereotypes start at a very young age and that it is a global issue. The live streamed event from Davos discussed how these stereotypes may be a […]

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January 22, 2018

Drawing The Future in the news

January 22, 2018

Our Drawing The Future report has been in the news this week. Here are some highlights: TES BBC Online BBC Online Education The Guardian science blog Mail Online OECD World Economic  Forum BBC News Sky News    

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January 18, 2018

Drawing The Future published

January 18, 2018

Survey of 20,000 primary school children has significant implications for social mobility and gender equality. Read Drawing The Future Report (PDF) Education and Employers, today launched a landmark report, Drawing the Future, which revealed that the difference between children’s career aspirations from age seven to 17 are marginal, and too often based on gender stereotypes, socio-economic […]

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January 15, 2018

Inspiring Women in Mexico

January 15, 2018

Inspiring Women is inspiring primary school children as far afield as Mexico. Modelled on the UK campaign, Human Rights Awareness ran their own Inspiring Women event bringing together a range of successful women to talk to over 100 children aged 8-12. The event took place at of Colegio Nueva Laguna school, a school in the […]

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January 11, 2018

Review of international evidence on employer engagement in education published

January 11, 2018

The research team at Education and Employers has published a review of the evidence on how employers can support schools to improve outcomes for pupils. The report, commissioned by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) follows the publication of the Government’s Careers Strategy in December of last year, which announced funds to explore new approaches to employer […]

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December 19, 2017

We’re Recruiting a Director of Education and Employers / Inspiring Governance Programmes

December 19, 2017

We are recruiting a Director of Education and Employers / Inspiring Governance Programmes. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership and ensure effective operational delivery of the high profile Inspiring Governance recruitment and matching programmes. This aspect of the role will involve providing leadership to a central and regional team of nine members of staff. […]

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December 8, 2017

UK-China Roundtable on Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment

December 8, 2017

Education and Employers were delighted to take part in the first ever ‘UK-China Roundtable on Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment’. The roundtable, part of the high-level UK-China People-to-People Dialogue discussed important themes around women in the workplace and initiatives to improve gender equality.                         […]

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December 6, 2017

New careers Strategy published by the Department for Education

December 6, 2017

On Monday 7th December the Department for Education published its long awaited new Careers Strategy.   Read the Careers Strategy.   It sets out the Government’s plan for raising the quality of careers provision, outlining how they will work closely with careers organisations, careers professionals, schools, colleges, universities and employers. The strategy pays particular attention to […]

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November 21, 2017

Sandon School take career footsteps into the NHS

November 21, 2017

As part of Health Education England’s #StepintotheNHS competition, Sandon School in Chelmsford, Essex, ran a Career Footsteps event that focused on careers in the health sector. The #stepintotheNHS competition is running to help raise awareness of the 350 roles that a career in the NHS has to offer. This event brought together Year 9 students […]

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