12th November 2018

We’ve partnered with First News

12th November 2018

  Here at Primary Futures we are always looking for ways to broaden children’s horizons by introducing them to a huge range of exciting futures. Which is why we’re delighted to announce that we have partnered with First News to help widen the access children have to first-hand information about the huge range of possibilities […]

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9th November 2018

A Celebration of British Engineering with Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF

9th November 2018

Aston Martin, Brompton Bicycle and the RAF – three iconic British brands – joined forces yesterday at a Primary Futures event to inspire and broaden the horizons of children about engineering.  Children from Broughton Fields Primary School in Milton Keynes met people doing a range of interesting jobs and were shown that engineering is open […]

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25th May 2018

L’Oreal For Women In Science awards

25th May 2018

Last night, members of Education and Employers were honoured to attend the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowship awards. The Fellowships are awarded by a partnership between L’Oréal UK & Ireland, the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Royal Society. They award five Fellowships […]

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15th March 2018

Inspiring the Future calls for No More Female CEOs

15th March 2018

Inspiring the Future’s new campaign NO MORE FEMALE PROFESSIONALS asks whether the language we all use when talking about jobs, contributes to the problem of unconscious gender bias which limits the opportunities that children perceive they have. It states that ‘A Female CEO is a CEO’ and asks society to consider why we unnecessarily add a […]

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15th January 2018

Inspiring Women in Mexico

15th January 2018

Inspiring Women is inspiring primary school children as far afield as Mexico. Modelled on the UK campaign, Human Rights Awareness ran their own Inspiring Women event bringing together a range of successful women to talk to over 100 children aged 8-12. The event took place at of Colegio Nueva Laguna school, a school in the […]

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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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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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28th November 2016

Inspiring the Future in Ireland

28th November 2016

Last week we were pleased to be able to welcome two visitors, Larry O’Neill (CEO) and Deborah Brock (Life Long Learning Manager), from the South Dublin County Partnership to our offices. The SDCP approached our charity in June of this year to learn more about our Inspiring the Future online platform, the advanced technology behind it […]

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14th November 2016

Prime Minister commends Primary Futures programme

14th November 2016

In a letter to the President of the National Association of Head Teachers, Kim Johnson, the Prime Minister, Theresa May, has endorsed the Primary Futures programme, saying that she would “like to commend all those involved for the work they are doing to make it a success. It is important for children to see the […]

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