News

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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January 31, 2019

UK Teachers lead the way

January 31, 2019

UK teachers have been leading the way in inspiring young people about their futures.  This was demonstrated to a global audience last week.  To coincide with the start of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, an event took place at the local primary school with a range of volunteers from the world of work.  […]

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January 25, 2019

Discussions, Drawings and Davos

January 25, 2019

What a week! – the publication of two major reports, a primary school visit and presentations at the Education World Forum in London and in Davos for the World Economic Forum.  This is the second year in a row that the charity has been invited to both.  Here are Katy Hampshire’s, Director of Operations and […]

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January 23, 2019

Primary Futures comes to Davos

January 23, 2019

Following last year’s publication of the “Drawing the Future” report at Davos, Education and Employers has been liaising with the primary and secondary schools in Davos.  Asked to draw the jobs that they would like to do when they grow up, this table shows the results. Strikingly, the jobs they chose were based on solely […]

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January 23, 2019

The OECD in conjunction with Education and Employers launch new report at Davos

January 23, 2019

On Wednesday 23 January, the OECD and the UK-based charity Education and Employers launched a new report at Davos during the World Economic Forum:  Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs: Trends, Data and Drawings. The report looks at the future of education and jobs and the challenges and opportunities presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It […]

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