27th June 2018

Australia launches Primary Futures

27th June 2018

In collaboration with with the Smith Family and SkillsOne TV Primary Futures Australia have released their launch video, showcasing the exciting possibilities and opportunity of the programme.

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19th June 2018

Children from East Acton Primary thank volunteers

19th June 2018

The children at East Acton Primary School were thrilled to have taken part in a Primary Futures event recently. Supported by grant funding from the Edge Foundation, the day introduced primary school pupils to the world of careers information.

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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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4th May 2018

Primary Futures launches in Australia

4th May 2018

The first Primary Futures event in Australia took place today, Friday 4 May 2018. Organised by the Schools Industry Partnership and The Smith Family it took place at Willmot Public School, a small primary school in Mt Druitt, situated in one of the most deprived areas of New South Wales.   Schools Industry Partnership (SIP) is […]

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13th April 2018

A Head Teacher’s experience of their school’s first Primary Futures event

13th April 2018

Wheldon Infant School and Nursery is the latest school to hold a Primary Futures event as part of our Inspiring Wakefield campaign. Tracey Lake, the school’s Head Teacher, sent over this wonderful letter detailing the day’s activities, and how it has impacted her school and inspired the children. “After many months of planning with Wakefield colleagues I […]

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7th January 2018

See some Drawing the Future drawings

7th January 2018

We received thousands of entries to our drawing competition which asked primary school children to draw what they wanted to be when they grow up. Results of the survey will be published on the 19th January.

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15th December 2017

15th December 2017

Bernadette Hunter, Head teacher of William Shrewsbury Primary School What is your top tip for contacting volunteers? Choose as many as you possibly can from a wide range of different backgrounds. I found that not all the volunteers will be available if you have a particular date in mind so it helps to contact as many […]

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23rd May 2017

Dr Melanie Windridge – Plasma Scientist

23rd May 2017

On 4th May, I spent the day with L’Oréal Paris and Education & Employers at the The Royal Society meeting some inspiring women in science. It was the launch of a national campaign that will see many more female scientists visiting children in primary schools across the country.  In the morning I took part in a ‘What’s My Line […]

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