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Disadvantaged pupils benefit most from meeting relatable work role models

New @Edu_Employers report shows the positive impact of meeting relatable role models on the motivation, confidence and attainment of primary-aged children  Interventions benefit social mobility and counter the ingrained stereotypical views children often have about the jobs people do based on their gender, ethnicity and socio-economic background.

How much do workplace role models help children's career aspirations?

Today (15 July) Primary Futures publishes Scaling Up, a report on the impact of its programme that brings volunteer role models from the world of work to talk to primary school children about their jobs – and the greatest impact is on children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Early exposure to the world of work makes a huge difference to pupils' future careers aspirations and academic progress

Today, (Wed 24 Mar) the Education and Employers Charity (@Edu_Employers) publishes  its 'Starting Early' report. As Government considers a range of options to help children’s education recover from Covid such as longer school days, changing school holidays and tuition, this new report offers an innovative and inspiring option.

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Education Act

A short history of employer engagement  To coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Elementary Education Act (9 Aug), the first piece of legislation to deal specifically with the provision of education in Britain (receiving Royal Assent on the 9th August 1870) we are publishing this paper by Prof. Prue Huddleston.

Disconnected: Career aspirations and jobs in the UK

The aspirations of UK young people are disconnected from labour market reality which has significant implications for the economy A major new report published yesterday (22 Jan) reveals a disconnect between young people’s career aspirations and jobs in the UK, both now and in the future.

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