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August 10, 2018

Children in Uganda meet inspirational volunteers at the country’s first Primary Futures

August 10, 2018

On 10 August 2018, Primary Futures launched in Uganda. The Good Shepherd school, based in Katwadde in the Masake District, welcomed inspirational volunteers from the world of work. Among the volunteers was a Psychiatrist, Medical Doctor, General Practitioner, Journalist, Agriculturist, Electrician and Project Manager. The volunteers spoke to the children about their jobs, opening their […]

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July 25, 2018

Primary Futures to launch in Uganda

July 25, 2018

On the 10th August 2018 the Good Shepherd School Katwadde in the Masake District of Uganda are holding a Primary Futures event. The school is located in a particularly deprived rural area, a five-hour drive from the capital Kampala. John Ssentamu the Head Teacher contacted Education and Employers a couple of years ago having seen […]

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July 24, 2018

Celebrating the NHS turning 70

July 24, 2018

The National Health Service turned 70 on 5 July 2018. We saw this as the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to recognise and thank the extraordinary NHS staff and to inspire the future NHS workforce. Which is why on Tuesday 17 July we ran the first […]

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July 19, 2018

Broadening career aspirations of young people in Bangladesh

July 19, 2018

A local group in Bangladesh is broadening the aspirations of young people by providing them with a better understanding of job opportunities and career routes by hosting several events in different schools in Bangladesh. It is a collaborative effort involving teachers, local organizations, community groups, volunteers and employers in the area.

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July 18, 2018

Inspiring the Future of Theatre officially launches with an event in Scarborough

July 18, 2018

Wednesday 11 July saw the official launch of Inspiring the Future of Theatre at Northstead Primary School in Scarborough. Inspiring the Future of Theatre is a national campaign, in partnership with UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT), to encourage people from the world of theatre to visit local schools and speak to children about their job.

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July 6, 2018

Published today: What the OECD found when they asked half a million 15-year olds “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

July 6, 2018

Launched today at the 5th International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training is a new report from the OECD – “Career guidance and employer engagement”. The report was presented by Dr Anthony Mann, Head of VET and Adult Learning at the OECD, and former Director of Research at Education and Employers. “What do you want […]

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June 27, 2018

Australia launches Primary Futures

June 27, 2018

In collaboration with with the Smith Family and SkillsOne TV Primary Futures Australia have released their launch video, showcasing the exciting possibilities and opportunity of the programme.

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June 21, 2018

OECD “World Class” Book Launch

June 21, 2018

Tuesday 19th June saw the coming together of education policy experts, civil servants, educationalists and academics for the launch of a landmark new book, World Class: How to build a 21st-century school system by Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills. As an initiator of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and an international authority […]

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