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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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November 17, 2017

The launch of the Year of Engineering with Primary Futures

November 17, 2017

On Thursday 16th November Minister of State at the Department for Transport, John Hayes CBE MP visited Allenby Primary School in Southall, Ealing, to take part in a Primary Futures event in which volunteers from the world of engineering were broadening children’s horizons around the vast range of exciting roles this sector holds. See all […]

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November 14, 2017

We’re recruiting a Head of Governance Programmes – Matching & Customer Service

November 14, 2017

We are recruiting a Head of Governance Programmes – Matching & Customer Service.  The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of customer care and fulfilment of governance vacancies across the Charity’s two Governance Programmes; one for the Department for Education and one for the Education and Training Foundation. Both programmes recruit skilled volunteers […]

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November 13, 2017

New research shows link between academic achievement and encounters with employers

November 13, 2017

One in five secondary school students receive positive impacts on their academic achievement from encounters with the world of work, teachers believe say a new report by the charity Education and Employers Read: Making the Grade In this new report by the research team at Education and Employers, kindly supported by LifeSkills created with Barclays, […]

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November 8, 2017

Career Footsteps in action

November 8, 2017

Theale Green School in the village of Theale, Berkshire, seized the opportunity to get a flying start back into the school term with their very own Career Footsteps event! This event brought together three volunteers with over 70 Theale Green year 7 students for a series of talks and workshops. This was the first careers […]

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October 24, 2017

Drawing the Future competition – deadline extended!

October 24, 2017

We have been taken aback by the vast number of entries to the Drawing the Future competition from across the UK and countries ranging from Australia, Belarus, China to Pakistan and Uganda. And the schools who have taken part have said how quick and easy it was and how much their children got out of […]

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October 20, 2017

Inspiring Bradford – a week in review

October 20, 2017

This week we launched Inspiring Bradford, a celebratory week of exemplar events which took place in primary and secondary schools across the city. it’s been a collaborative project between employers, organisations and schools to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford. Each event had a real buzz as volunteers, both local and […]

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October 13, 2017

The launch of Inspiring Bradford – Friday 13th October

October 13, 2017

To volunteer with us in Bradford or anywhere across the country, simply head to Inspiring the Future to sign up as a volunteer. Inspiring Bradford was launched on Friday 13th October at Beckfoot Heaton Primary School and Nursery. The initiative is designed to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford and provide […]

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