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3rd October 2014

Primary Futures & NAHT teacher’s survey ‘live’

3rd October 2014

What do primary teachers think about connecting classroom learning with later life? Tell us! @PrimaryFutures are doing a national survey in partnership with @NAHT We welcome responses from teachers, please take 2 minutes to complete it.

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4th September 2014

Primary Futures week set 13-17th October

4th September 2014

Primary Futures week from 13 – 17 October 2014 will celebrate and raise the profile of primary schools whilst focussing on helping children understand the link between their learning, the world of work and future opportunities. During the week of 13 to 17 October, we are encouraging schools across the country to open their doors […]

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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Parental advice to kids ‘out of date’ but 70% rely on it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Parental careers advice to kids ‘out of date’ but 70% still trust their parent’s job advice says new Association of Colleges research.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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2nd May 2014

Primary Futures launches to broaden horizons

2nd May 2014

Primary Futures launches today to widen the horizons and aspirations of primary school children by helping them make the connections between their lessons and their futures. Primary Futures has been developed by school leaders’ union NAHT in partnership with the Education and Employers charity. It is completely free to all state primary schools and is […]

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16th April 2014

Campaign asking boys which female characters they admire

16th April 2014

A campaign is asking boys – of all ages – to say which female characters they admire and like. This is to help dispel the myth that boys don’t like to read about girls. Read the contributions on Guardian Witness This links to our Inspiring Women campaign which shows women can be career role models […]

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9th December 2013

A’ Levels reinforce subject gender stereotypes

9th December 2013

Institute of Physics says 49% of state-funded mixed schools in England are “reinforcing gender stereotypes” in terms of the subjects students study at A-level. It says some schools are failing to counter the idea that certain subjects are for girls and others are for boys. Join our Inspiring Women campaign to counteract job gender stereotyping. […]

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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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