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21st October 2016

#RedrawTheBalance wins silver at Campaign Big Awards

21st October 2016

Our #RedrawtheBalance video, which now has over 27 million views, has won a silver Campaign Big Award. The Campaign big awards is an annual event held to recognise and celebrate creating advertising in the UK across 16 different product sectors. Having already gained media attention on a global scale from Australia to Zambia, on Wednesday […]

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28th September 2016

Primary Futures inspires pupils at Moor Park Primary School, Blackpool

28th September 2016

Primary Futures teamed up with Robert Halfon, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, to host an event at Moor Park Primary School in North Blackpool on Tuesday 27th September 2016. Following on from the launch of Primary Futures in Blackpool back in June, the aim of the event was to help primary school children […]

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11th August 2016

Tackling gender stereotypes #Redraw the balance

11th August 2016

As research shows, gender stereotypes about future careers are developed at a very young age. Primary Futures with the support of Mullen Low, released a short film exploring this. Watch the video here:  

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11th August 2016

Inspiring the Future Review: 2012-2016

11th August 2016

Inspiring the Future During the last four years Inspiring the Future has worked with 5,500 state schools and colleges and more than 10,000 teachers have collectively sent 135,000 invitations to engage with students. Over a million new connections have been made between young people and employee volunteers via Inspiring the Future and its Inspiring Women […]

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20th May 2016

Primary Futures inspires pupils in Folkestone

20th May 2016

Primary Futures, run by charity Education & Employers, organsied an event at St Eanswythe’s Primary School in Folkestone with Sam Gyimah, Childcare and Education Minister, on Thursday 19th May 2016. It saw employee volunteers come together to raise the aspirations of primary school children by talking with pupils face-to-face about their job and career. The […]

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23rd March 2016

Help us to #RedrawTheBalance

23rd March 2016

A new film reveals the reality of gender stereotyping amongst primary school children. When asked to draw a firefighter, surgeon and a fighter pilot, 61 pictures were drawn of men and only 5 were female. Please could you help raise awareness of this deep-seated issue by forwarding the film to friends and colleagues. Share on […]

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26th January 2016

Prime Minister’s Apprenticeships Tsar launches scheme to get Apprentices into primary schools

26th January 2016

The Prime Minister’s recently appointed Apprenticeship Tsar, Nadhim Zahawi MP, has launched a scheme to take Apprentices into primary schools with an event at Mayflower Primary School in Poplar. Today’s event saw 30 apprentices from different sectors join Nadhim to chat with primary school children about their jobs, bringing learning to life and broadening aspirations. This […]

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1st December 2015

Chief Medical Officer launches Primary Futures: Who’s In Health? campaign in Scotland

1st December 2015

Dr Catherine Calderwood, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer today visited Sciennes Primary School to launch the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign to  help young children understand how people in the health sector use literacy, maths and science in their jobs. Who’s in Health? is a free initiative for state primary schools run by  the Education […]

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20th October 2015

Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland supports Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign NI launch

20th October 2015

The Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland, Dr Michael Mc Bride, visited Tor Bank Special School on Tuesday 20th October on behalf of the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign. The Primary Futures Who’s in Health? campaign sees volunteers from all roles in the health sector talking with primary school and special school pupils about their […]

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14th October 2015

Chief Medical Officer supports Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign being rolled out across Wales

14th October 2015

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Ruth Hussey, visited Tredegarville C.I.W. Primary School on Tuesday 13th October on behalf on the Primary Futures ‘Who’s in Health?’ campaign. The Primary Futures Who’s in Health? campaign sees volunteers from all roles in the health sector talking with primary school pupils about their job and how they use […]

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