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February 13, 2014

‘Apprenticeship talks in every school’ pledge

February 13, 2014

On the 13th February national charity Inspiring the Future hosted an Apprenticeship Careers Fair at City Hall. London Mayor Boris Johnson welcomed Apprentices from a wide range of sectors and 200 school pupils. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: “Inspiring the Future gives young people an invaluable insight into a range of careers and […]

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February 11, 2014

The Character and Resilience Manifesto is out!

February 11, 2014

Britain’s schools must be “more than just exam factories”, a cross-party parliamentary group says. It argues that more importance should be given to the development of “character and resilience” schools should make it part of their “core business” to nurture pupils’ self-belief, perseverance and ability to bounce back from set-backs. The Character and Resilience Manifesto […]

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February 11, 2014

Inspiring the Future brochure about our volunteers published

February 11, 2014

Inspiring the Future has created a new brochure telling teachers about our wide range volunteers willing to visit schools and colleges to talk with students about the job they do and the route they took. This week the charity also celebrates reaching 11,000 volunteers, 3,500 employers and 2,500 state schools and colleges all registered to […]

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January 17, 2014

Graduates earn less than Apprentices

January 17, 2014

The Office for National Statistics finds that graduates are more likely to find themselves in low-paid jobs and are earning less than people who decide to do an apprenticeship instead of going to university. Read the Telegraph story.

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January 15, 2014

Inspiring the Future is recruiting a Schools Liaison Assistant

January 15, 2014

Inspiring the Future is recruiting a Schools Liaison Assistant on a 6 months fixed term contract at £18k per annum. The aim of Inspiring the Future is very simple, it is to get people to volunteer to spend at least an hour per year visiting a school and talking to young people about their job […]

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January 14, 2014

Apprenticeship events in schools and colleges – funding available

January 14, 2014

Could your school/college hold a funded awareness-raising careers event about apprenticeships for young people aged 16 – 18 at some point between February and July 2014? We are inviting proposals from schools/colleges interested in delivering apprenticeship awareness-raising careers events aimed at 16 to 18 year olds between February and July 2014 using apprentice volunteers through […]

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January 10, 2014

Inspiring Women motion graphic unveiled

January 10, 2014

The Inspiring Women motion graphic has been unveiled. Watch our Inspiring Women cartoon to understand the aims and objectives of the campaign. Inspiring Women explained in seconds.

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January 8, 2014

The Inspiring Women campaign seeks Engagement Manager

January 8, 2014

The national Inspiring Women campaign is recruiting an Engagement Manager. This is an 11 months fixed term contract £30 – 35k per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience, plus Performance Related Bonus (22.5 hours per week – 0.6 FTE). Job description and how to apply

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