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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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June 26, 2015

Primary Futures What’s my Line? with Mayor of London Boris Johnson

June 26, 2015

On the 25th June 2015 at City Hall, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP published a major new report on careers provision for young people. The report said that every young Londoner should have completed at least 100 hours experience of the world of work, in some form, by the time they reach the […]

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June 16, 2015

Inspiring the Future is recruiting!

June 16, 2015

National education charity Education and Employers is recruiting a School Engagement Coordinator for Inspiring the Future on an initial 9 month contract. Want to work in our small dynamic team? Click here to apply: http://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/schools%20engagement%20coordinator%20%289%20month%20fixed%20term%29/397924  

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June 3, 2015

Talent of poor bright boys being missed

June 3, 2015

Bright boys from poorer backgrounds in England “seriously underachieve” at GCSE, according to new research from the Sutton Trust education charity. Dr Lee Elliot Major, chief executive of the Sutton Trust, said the figures highlighted the “tragic waste of talent” in schools. “It is a scandal that over a third of boys from low income […]

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May 19, 2015

Inspiring Women in Games in partnership with BAFTA Young Game Designers

May 19, 2015

The Inspiring Women campaign and BAFTA have teamed up to host a BAFTA YGD workshop and speed networking event for girls to inspire them to consider a career in the games industry. The event was with 60 pupils from state secondary school Skinners Academy in Hackney. During the event, women from the games industry explained […]

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May 1, 2015

Primary Futures announces Who’s in Health? month

May 1, 2015

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and the Medical Schools Council have joined forces to get a volunteer from the medical profession for every primary school in the country via the free Primary Futures programme run by charity Education and Employers. The aim is to get volunteers into 18,000 schools. Primary schools will be […]

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April 24, 2015

‘Inspiring Women in the Arts’ in partnership with BAFTA at Tate Modern

April 24, 2015

Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall hosted ‘Inspiring Women in the Arts’ in partnership with BAFTA on 23 April 2015. Here 170 high profile women representing a wide range of careers in the arts did career speed networking with 850 state school girls about their jobs and experiences. Well known faces from the world of television, theatre and the […]

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March 25, 2015

‘Driven to Success’ on board HQS Wellington

March 25, 2015

Today 15 women took part in a unique ‘career speed networking’ event with 100 girls aged 13 – 17 from four state secondary schools on the HQS Wellington. From RAF jet fighter plane pilots, to Formula E drivers, to British Airways’ first female pilot, to Merchant Navy officers and helicopter pilots, these women are breaking into […]

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