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November 5, 2015

Inspiring the Future reaches three major milestones

November 5, 2015

Inspiring the Future, the free service for UK state schools run by charity Education & Employers, has reached three major milestones in October 2015. These are: individual volunteers registering to talk about their job with young people has passed 25,000 individual schools with registered teachers has passed 5,000 – including 80% of all secondary schools […]

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November 2, 2015

We are recruiting an Account Manager for Inspiring the Future

November 2, 2015

Bank of America Merrill Lynch are a key supporter of Inspiring the Future. We are recruiting an experienced account manager who can make direct contact with the 1,000 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) volunteers already signed up to Inspiring the Future from their offices in London, Bromley, Camberley, and Chester, and as part […]

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October 21, 2015

Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland supports Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign NI launch

October 21, 2015

The Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland, Dr Michael Mc Bride, visited Tor Bank School on Tuesday 20th October on behalf of the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign. The Primary Futures Who’s in Health? campaign sees volunteers from all roles in the health sector talking with primary school and special school pupils about their […]

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October 14, 2015

Chief Medical Officer supports Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign being rolled out across Wales

October 14, 2015

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Ruth Hussey, visited Tredegarville C.I.W. Primary School on Tuesday 13th October on behalf on the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign. The Primary Futures Who’s in Health? campaign sees volunteers from all roles in the health sector talking with primary school pupils about their job and how they use […]

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September 11, 2015

Inspiring the Future with a Maritime themed day in Scarborough schools

September 11, 2015

Today the Department of Transport’s hosted a maritime themed careers day with Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Department for Transport in partnership with charity Education and Employers who run free programme for schools Inspiring the Future. Coordinating with International Shipping week, the themed day gave students from two Scarborough Primary […]

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September 11, 2015

How can schools and employers best work together to benefit young people?

September 11, 2015

Two new publications from Education and Employers Research provide new insight into the question. Previous research by Education and Employers and others has demonstrated that young people who have rich employer engagement as part of their teenage education go on to do better in the workplace: earning more and being less likely to be unemployed […]

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July 28, 2015

We’re recruiting a Research Assistant

July 28, 2015

The Education and Employers Taskforce is looking to recruit a Research Assistant for research communications, administration and wide-ranging projects concerning employer engagement in education. Job description To apply please email your CV plus covering letter setting out skills and experience relating to the person specification. Applications should arrive by 10am on Friday 4th September. Interviews are provisionally […]

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July 20, 2015

Our lead corporate supporter Bank of America Merrill Lynch wins best global bank for Corporate Social Responsibility

July 20, 2015

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has won the best global bank for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award from Euromoney magazine. The CSR category considered the bank’s initiatives to enhance youth employment, develop a greener marketplace, support the arts, and embed responsible business. In particular, the write-up of their winning entry cited the partnership with the […]

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July 17, 2015

‘By Appointment’ Royal Warrant holders and local employers’ inspire girls

July 17, 2015

Baylis Court School, in Slough Berkshire, hosted a ‘Careers Fair’ event with Royal Warrant holding companies, QEST scholars and local employers. It was attended by 250 young women aged 12 to 18. This unique event was organised by charity Inspiring the Future in partnership with the Royal Warrant Holders Association which is celebrating its 175th anniversary this […]

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