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March 23, 2016

Help us to #RedrawTheBalance

March 23, 2016

A new film reveals the reality of gender stereotyping amongst primary school children. When asked to draw a firefighter, surgeon and a fighter pilot, 61 pictures were drawn of men and only 5 were female. Please could you help raise awareness of this deep-seated issue by forwarding the film to friends and colleagues. Share on […]

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March 18, 2016

Inspiring Women in Dance at Sadler’s Wells theatre

March 18, 2016

The Inspiring Women Campaign teamed up with English National Ballet and Sadler’s Wells theatre to show girls in state schools and colleges the range of careers in the dance sector. 100 girls aged 13 – 18 did ‘career speed networking’ at Sadler’s Wells with women working in different jobs across the dance sector. The aim […]

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March 11, 2016

EEF partners with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to investigate improving careers education for disadvantaged pupils

March 11, 2016

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has partnered with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to investigate ways to improve outcomes for young people through careers education, it was announced today. The organisations have jointly commissioned a review of evidence to identify the most effective types of careers education and to determine the current state of careers […]

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March 8, 2016

Yang Lan to be a patron of the Inspiring Women Campaign in China

March 8, 2016

One of China’s most successful businesswomen, Yang Lan, has agreed to become the Chinese patron of the newly launched Inspiring Women China initiative. Yang Lan is a self-made entrepreneur and is highly influential within the Chinese media. As chair of the Sun Media Group and the Sun Culture Foundation, Ms Yang started her journalism career […]

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March 4, 2016

New Ofsted review on enterprise in schools and business engagement

March 4, 2016

Education and Employers are delighted to announce that HMI Adrian Lyons, Ofsted’s National Lead for Economics, Business and Enterprise is the latest confirmed speaker at the 2016 International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training jointly hosted by Education and Employers and the Edge Foundation. Adrian will be discussing the review he is currently […]

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March 3, 2016

We’re recruiting a Schools Engagement Assistant

March 3, 2016

National education charity Education and Employers is recruiting a Schools Engagement Assistant for Inspiring the Future on an initial 4 month contract. Want to work in our small dynamic team? Click here to apply: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/schools-engagement-assistant-inspiring-the-future Schools Engagement Assistant Job Description To apply please email your CV plus covering letter setting out skills and experience relating […]

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February 26, 2016

Transport Minister Lord Ahmad does an Inspiring the Future triple bill

February 26, 2016

Transport Minister Lord Ahmad has today done an Inspiring the Future triple bill. This included a ‘Career Speed Networking’ event at Ursuline High School, a Primary Futures ‘What’s my Line?’ event at Hollymount Primary School and he also visited his old school Rutlish in Merton to talk informally with pupils about jobs and careers. Volunteers […]

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January 25, 2016

Prime Minister’s Apprenticeships Tsar launches scheme to get Apprentices into primary schools

January 25, 2016

The Prime Minister’s recently appointed Apprenticeship Tsar, Nadhim Zahawi MP, has launched a scheme to take Apprentices into primary schools with an event at Mayflower Primary School in Poplar. Today’s event saw 30 apprentices from different sectors join Nadhim to chat with primary school children about their jobs, bringing learning to life and broadening aspirations. This […]

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January 14, 2016

Inspiring Women in Defence – pilots to medics – motivate at the MOD

January 14, 2016

The Inspiring Women campaign in partnership with the Ministry of Defence hosted a flagship ‘career speed networking’ event on 12 January at the MoD headquarters in Whitehall London. There were 25 women representing a wide range of careers in the defence industry talking with 100 state school girls about their jobs and experiences. Minister for the Armed […]

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January 4, 2016

Miriam González-Durántez guest editor of BBC Radio 4 Today programme

January 4, 2016

International lawyer and Inspiring Women champion, Miriam González-Durántez, was among the festive guest editors of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this Christmas. Miriam González-Durántez said before the show was broadcast: “I am a big fan of the Today programme. I am hoping to give it a practical twist to discuss some of the issues related […]

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