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20th April 2017

Career Footsteps at Northlands School

20th April 2017

The Easter Break is only just coming to an end but the Career Footsteps programme is going full steam ahead with another regional event! This time it was Northlands School in Rugby who seized to opportunity to host their Career Footsteps session, helping their pupils to learn more about alternative routes into the world of […]

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5th April 2017

Inspiring the Future launches in Australia

5th April 2017

Inspiring the Future is now officially up and running in Australia following the launch event held in Western Sydney. In partnership with the Schools Industry Partnership, we’re delighted to celebrate Inspiring the Future Australia with an event that brought together Ministers, volunteers and students. See the Penrith City Gazette coverage. Building upon four years of […]

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29th March 2017

Our 35,000th volunteer

29th March 2017

We are delighted to announce the 35,000th volunteer has just signed up via the free Inspiring the Future on-line match-making service –  Jo McDonnell. Jo is an Independent Consultant in International Development and Impact Investing and is based in Cornwall. Completing her BSc Natural Science (Biology) at the University of Cambridge and gaining a MRes Environmental […]

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28th March 2017

Primary Futures – numeracy themed event at Perryfields Junior School

28th March 2017

Pupils at Perryfields Junior School in Chelmsford, Essex were today given the chance to see for themselves how what they learn at primary school can be used later in life. The numeracy themed event helped the children see the practical applications of what they are taught in the classroom. The aim was to broaden their […]

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8th February 2017

Volunteer blog post- Matthew Carlisle

8th February 2017

Please enjoy this blog post written by Matthew Carlisle, one of our Inspiring the Future volunteers. Matthew is a Senior Assistant Technician at the Leeds NHS teaching hospitals. A big thank you to Matthew for his wonderful account of volunteering.   ‘From a Young age, I always took an interest in building things. I spent a […]

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2nd February 2017

A format that works

2nd February 2017

Here is an example of a typical Inspiring the Future event being organised between a school and an employer which took place last week. If your school is interested please see the resource section on our website for advice and guidance on how to organise a similar event. We teamed up with 10x Future Technologies, […]

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18th January 2017

Inspiring the Future Australia: now recruiting volunteers

18th January 2017

Inspiring the Future Australia is now recruiting schools and volunteers for its first events set to take place in March.   Do you know anyone working in Australia who would be able to spare an hour a year to change young people’s lives?   Our partners in Australia, the Schools Industry Partnership, a non-for-profit incorporated […]

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7th December 2016

Career development activities result in ‘positive attitudes towards schooling’

7th December 2016

Young people who take part in school-mediated career development activities are more likely to have a positive attitude towards schooling, new international research has found. A new report by Dr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel, Dr Anthony Mann and Matteo Schleicher provides an overview of the impact of career development activities on young people’s perception of schooling […]

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1st December 2016

Inspiring the Future with Unilever

1st December 2016

  Education and Employers partnered with Unilever to host a special ‘Inspiring the Future’ event at Wirral Grammar School for Girls, Bebington, designed to inspire pupils to think about their futures and get a glimpse into the range of opportunities available to them in their careers. You can view a selection of photographs here. See […]

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28th November 2016

Poor careers provisions harming the economy

28th November 2016

A newly published Ofsted report has revealed that poor careers provision in schools is harming the economy. As it is revealed that the percentage of 16-24 year olds who are unemployed has risen to 11.9% from 11.7% in the previous quarter, it is suggested that inadequate careers guidance is a contributing factor. Leaving school with […]

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