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11.01.2018 16:30

Government’s new Careers Strategy unveiled: Inspire!’s response

The government unveiled a new Career Strategy last month, outlining plans to boost careers advice and guidance provision.  The Strategy introduces new guidelines as well as a £4 million support fund for schools and colleges.  

Inspire! welcomes the government’s emphasis on high-quality careers guidance for social mobility. The report sets out a vision for "a stronger, fairer society in which people from all backgrounds can realise their potential." This reflects the vision that guides our work: empowering young people to reach their full potential, realise their ambitions and build fulfilling careers and lives.  

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30.10.2017 09:00

After-school STEMM club inspires career pathways

Inspire! have been encouraging a new generation of scientists, engineers, medics and more as part of Young Hackney’s Inspiring careers pathways programme.

Through a range of interactive activities, the new programme raises awareness of these rapidly developing industries outside of school hours, helping young Hackney residents to raise their aspirations and develop important skills.


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23.10.2017 10:13

The Francis Crick Institute © Nick Guttridge

Inspiring biomedical careers: work experience at the new Francis Crick Institute

Inspire! are excited to be working in partnership with the Francis Crick Institute for the second year running, managing work experience placements for young Camden residents and students. 

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18.10.2017 09:20

One of last year's Hackney 100 participants, Amera, was offered full time work following her placement

100 young Hackney residents get set for work

Inspire! has been appointed to deliver a unique paid work placement scheme for local young people, in partnership with Hackney Council. Drawing on our connections with local schools, colleges and youth centres, we will be responsible for recruiting and preparing young people to take part in the programme. 


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02.10.2017 14:57

Meg Hillier MP unveils the plaque with a former Inspired Directions student

Meg Hillier MP officially opens our new building

Inspire! celebrated the grand opening of our newly refurbished school and offices in Dalston on 21st September, with Meg Hillier, MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch, invited to officially open the building.  

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