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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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27th June 2017

Career Footsteps at Arnold Mill Primary School

27th June 2017

It was time for a primary school Career Footsteps event with Arnold Mill Primary School and eight volunteers. Taking part in classroom workshops, 90 Year 5 and 6 pupils were given the opportunity to hear from volunteers about the importance of working hard in school and the many different career paths they can one day […]

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