15th October 2020

One year on – in times of uncertainty and change…

15th October 2020

“In times of uncertainty and change, the need to inspire our next generation is more important than ever.”  These are the opening words of our event at Drapers’ Hall, exactly a year ago, when we were joined by over 400 guests to launch the “I am #InspiringTheFuture” Campaign to coincide with the charity’s 10th anniversary.  Of course, so much has changed since then but these words are even more relevant today.   […]

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8th October 2020

New: Primary Careers Resources Platform launched by the Careers and Enterprise Company

8th October 2020

A new platform is being launched today which is aimed at supporting primary staff to deliver engaging career-related learning for their pupils, with tools, information and resources available including a self-assessment quiz for schools and examples of innovative practice. Aimed at primary educators as well as governors, employers, parents and carers, and careers leaders, the platform […]

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6th October 2020

Get inspired: plan an exciting virtual activity this autumn

6th October 2020

With thousands of inspiring volunteers keen to share their stories virtually and lots of new resources to help Primary Futures schools plan interactive online sessions, it’s not surprising that there are so many exciting activities coming up! Get inspired by your fellow teachers and find out about opportunities to help motivate your pupils and bring learning to life this autumn term.  What’s […]

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18th September 2020

Creating virtual interactive encounters for children with the world of work

18th September 2020

We know that for children meeting a diverse range of volunteers from the world of work makes a real difference to their life chances. The research we have carried out over the past 10 years has proven that these activities help inspire and motivate children, which in turn leads to improved attainment. Our evidence also shows […]

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2nd September 2020

Upcoming teacher CPD Webinars

2nd September 2020

Primary teachers – sign up for one of our upcoming CPD webinars! These interactive virtual sessions will provide an opportunity to learn about best practice in primary age career related learning from our regional Cornwall project and provide training in how to run virtual sessions with employers and how to use Primary Futures to raise […]

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19th August 2020

Upcoming info webinars

19th August 2020

During the autumn term we will be running several short info webinars to let schools know more about working with Primary Futures. These short 15- 20 minute information webinars are free to join and aimed at primary schools. Learn about who we are, our objectives, what we offer and how you can work with us this academic year […]

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16th July 2020

Our year at Primary Futures

16th July 2020

Full of achievements, celebrations and challenges, this academic year has been like no other. We’d like to share highlights from Primary Futures schools this year and thank our supporters and stakeholders for continuing to help inspire younger generations.  Impact Since September 2019, over 1,000 schools have worked with us to reach over 250,000 children and young people. This includes helping […]

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29th June 2020

Starting early – article published in the latest edition of the Career Development Institute Magazine

29th June 2020

This article appeared in the June 2020 edition of CareerMatters, the magazine for the career development sector published by the Career Development Institute. The importance of career-related learning in primary schools In responding to the Covid pandemic much of the focus of the careers profession is rightly on the needs of secondary / tertiary students […]

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17th June 2020

London Careers Festival 2020

17th June 2020

The virtual London Careers Festival will be hosted by the City of London Corporation from 29 June – 3 July 2020. The event is designed to connect students with the world of work, to introduce them to the diverse array of opportunities offered across Greater London and beyond, and to fuel their imaginations and help […]

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17th June 2020

Upcoming CPD webinars for primary schools

17th June 2020

Over the coming weeks we are hosting a series of CPD webinars for teachers looking at integrating career-related learning, how to use Primary Futures virtually and in-school, and the impact of our primary programme.   Primary Futures Teacher CPD – Friday 19th June, 10am Using internationally recognised research we’ve conducted around career-related learning in primary schools, […]

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