6th March 2015

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan takes part in Primary Futures

6th March 2015

Secretary of State for Education, The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP joined 40 other volunteers at Priestmead Primary School in London  for the latest high profile Primary Futures event. Primary Futures is a nationwide initiative aiming to raise children’s aspirations and help them understand the link between their learning at school, future opportunities and finding a […]

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26th January 2015

Inspiring the Future Annual Review 2013-14 published

26th January 2015

We are delighted to share the findings of the Inspiring the Future Annual Review 2013-14. This year’s edition covers the launch of the Inspiring Women campaign, Primary Futures, Inspiring Apprenticeships and the Inspiring Governors alliance. Notable numbers include; Over its first two years 451,409 young people have taken part in events with Inspiring the Future […]

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9th December 2014

Primary Futures gets Oxfordshire pupils playing ‘What’s my line?’ with UK’s 1st female RAF Air-Vice-Marshal

9th December 2014

On 5 December Gateway Primary School in Oxfordshire, took part in a new initiative aimed at widening the horizons of primary school children. Gateway invited Primary Futures volunteers to visit and talk about their job. The event had classroom insight talks with diverse volunteers taking part including; the UK’s first female RAF Air-Vice-Marshal, an Aston […]

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13th October 2014

Primary Futures Week 13 – 17 October 2014

13th October 2014

Our children, their futures Is your primary school going to join this exciting event with the growing number of schools who have already signed up? The purpose of our high profile week is to celebrate and raise the profile of our fantastic primary schools whilst helping children understand the link between their learning, the world […]

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27th May 2014

Parental advice to kids ‘out of date’ but 70% rely on it

27th May 2014

Parental careers advice to kids ‘out of date’ but 70% still trust their parent’s job advice says new Association of Colleges research. Help solve the problem by joining our Inspiring the Future campaign and ‘pledge one hour once a year’ to talk about your job with young people in a state school near home or […]

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9th October 2013

‘Inspiring the Future: the first year 2012-13’

9th October 2013

‘Inspiring the Future: the first year 2012-13’ highlights progress made since its national launch in July 2013. It shows how the free Inspiring the Future programme connects state schools/colleges and employers to help young people make better informed decisions about jobs, careers and HE. Read ‘Inspiring the Future: the first year 2012-13’

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4th June 2013

Girls’ job choices & aspirations need broadening

4th June 2013

Women’s Business Council says we need to broaden girls’ aspirations and job choices before the start of their working lives by creating a partnership between schools, business and parents. Chair of the Women’s Business Council and chief executive of MITIE, Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE said: “Our recommendations are for both Government and the business community, and […]

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19th March 2013

Nothing in Common: career aspirations explored

19th March 2013

A new Taskforce report ‘Nothing in Common’ maps the career aspirations of 10,729 British teenagers against the projected demand for UK employment over the period 2010-2020 as established by UKCES analysts. It shows that their aspirations have ‘nothing in common’ with projected employment demand. The report includes full details of teenage occupational aspirations segmented by […]

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