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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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23rd October 2017

Drawing the Future competition – deadline extended!

23rd October 2017

We have been taken aback by the vast number of entries to the Drawing the Future competition from across the UK and countries ranging from Australia, Belarus, China to Pakistan and Uganda. And the schools who have taken part have said how quick and easy it was and how much their children got out of […]

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23rd October 2017

Inspiring Bradford – a week in review

23rd October 2017

This week we launched Inspiring Bradford, a celebratory week of exemplar events which took place in primary and secondary schools across the city. it’s been a collaborative project between employers, organisations and schools to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford. Each event had a real buzz as volunteers, both local and […]

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13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford launched today

13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford was launched today at Beckfoot Heaton Primary School and Nursery. The initiative is designed to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford and provide them with a better understanding of the job opportunities and career routes that are open to them. The intention is that the initiative will form a […]

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6th October 2017

Pupils share their future aspirations in drawing the future survey

6th October 2017

We’re delighted to have already received some amazing entries for the Drawing the Future survey from schools across the country as well as enquiries from across the world. We’ve also had some lovely feedback from teachers about the benefits to their pupils: “The survey promotes to the children the importance of raising aspirations and helps […]

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21st September 2017

Drawing the Future – survey and competition

21st September 2017

Education and Employers is excited to announce the launch of a landmark national survey and competition. The charity is undertaking the survey in partnership with the NAHT, the TES and University College London Institute of Education and in collaboration with OECD Education and Skills. The Drawing the Future survey, the first of its kind, asks primary school […]

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7th July 2017

Primary Futures comes to Maidenhead

7th July 2017

Today St Edmunds Campion Catholic Primary School became the first school in Maidenhead to host a Primary Futures event. It featured a wide range of volunteers including a solicitor, magistrate, helicopter pilot, journalist, district nurse, surveyor and a prop maker who brought with him a large caricature of Donald Trump he had made. The aim […]

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27th June 2017

Primary Futures awarded Edge Foundation funding

27th June 2017

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Edge Foundation to expand our Primary Futures campaign in schools across the UK. With a generous grant of £50,000 we hope to extend the reach of primary schools we work with to be able to engage with 240,000 pupils. This funding will […]

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