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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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4th April 2018

Primary Futures – Aspirations Week in Corby

4th April 2018

During National Careers Week, Education and Employers worked with a collection of Corby Primary schools to deliver a fun packed week of activities aimed at raising both aspiration and awareness of careers. Four primary schools from the Greenwood Academies Trust took part. The week followed the successful Career Footsteps event at Kingswood Academy in Corby, […]

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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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13th February 2018

Inspiring Wakefield launches at South Parade Primary School

13th February 2018

Primary schools across Wakefield are running a series of inspiring events throughout spring, designed to inspire children about the huge range of interesting and exciting career possibilities available to them. Inspiring Wakefield will launched on 13 February at South Parade Primary with volunteers from a wide range of interesting careers, coming in to schools to […]

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22nd January 2018

Drawing The Future in the news

22nd January 2018

Our Drawing The Future report has been in the news this week. Here are some highlights: BBC Online BBC Online Education The Guardian science blog TES Mail Online OECD World Economic  Forum

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22nd January 2018

Drawing The Future published

22nd January 2018

Education and Employers have published their landmark report Drawing The Future The survey was undertaken in partnership with Tes, the National Association of Head Teachers, UCL Institute of Education and OECD Education and Skills, asks primary school children aged seven to 11 to draw a picture of the job they want to do when they grow […]

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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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20th December 2017

Inspiring Gateshead

20th December 2017

We are continuing our series of regional events to help local schools and employers connect. This time we’re in Gateshead for an an event that brought together multiple schools and a wonderful selection of volunteers for an exciting showcase event. Inspiring Gateshead is an exciting new initiative to raise and broaden aspirations of young people […]

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17th November 2017

The launch of the Year of Engineering with Primary Futures

17th November 2017

On Thursday 16th November Minister of State at the Department for Transport, John Hayes CBE MP visited Allenby Primary School in Southall, Ealing, to take part in a Primary Futures event in which volunteers from the world of engineering were broadening children’s horizons around the vast range of exciting roles this sector holds. See all photos […]

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