Employability Skills

Give a gift of careers inspiration this Christmas

Form the Future has launched a Christmas fundraising appeal. We need to raise £20,000 so that we can inspire and guide even more young people towards the skilled jobs of the future. £5,000 could give 10 vulnerable young people access to a year-long mentoring programme to provide the additional support they need to succeed in …

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Form the Future welcomes accomplished Fundraiser to the team

Form the Future CIC are delighted to welcome Tariq Sadiq to the team as our first Fundraising & Development Manager. He is passionate about supporting young people and giving them the opportunity to fulfil their potential. “Form the Future seemed like the perfect fit since they understand that we need to work directly with school children …

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Form the Future welcomes CPIER report

Form the Future welcomes the CPIER Final Report and three elements in particular: The focus on ‘inclusive growth”, particularly as our activity centres on Greater Cambridge, with its extreme inequalities. We want young people from all backgrounds to aspire to and attain employment in the growth sectors. The recognition that ‘human capital’ is critical to …

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Celebrating local schools and businesses coming together to ‘Form the Future’

Form the Future CIC invited their biggest supporters from schools and businesses across Cambridgeshire to join them in celebrating the end of a very successful academic year! The summer party was held at the Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology (CAST) and was kicked off with a summary of our impact this year. Through all …

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‘Eye opening’ experience for students at Opportunities Ahead 2018

Cllr Aidan Van der Weyer, deputy leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council and member of the Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board opened Opportunities Ahead 2018, Form the Future’s annual careers fair for students from local schools at the Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, Cambridge. The event, in its third year, gives students the chance to learn …

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Cambridgeshire schools and businesses unite to discuss skills issues at our Annual Conference

We held our Annual Conference at Linton Village College on Wednesday 7th March for 100 delegates from schools and businesses across Cambridgeshire. The event focussed on what the 21st century skills are that businesses need, and how to ensure that students are suitably equipped with them. The event also gave an opportunity for schools and …

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Influential Cambridge CEO joins our mission to empower young people and prepare them for their future careers

Form the Future CIC are delighted to welcome Jane Paterson-Todd to their Board as Non-Executive Director. As CEO for Cambridge Ahead, a prominent business and academic member group in the region, she is aware that many organisations are struggling to find and recruit appropriately skilled people locally. This is an acute problem that is felt …

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Long Road sixth form students get to grips with potential careers in Health and Social Care

On 6th December 2017, we brought together business volunteers, healthcare specialists and medical professionals from across East Anglia, to showcase the exciting opportunities available for young people in the Greater Cambridge region. Organisations taking part included Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Bluebird Care and the University of East Anglia. The event aimed to introduce over 120 Year 12 …

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Gamlingay students pitch their business ideas

On the 23rd May, students at Gamlingay Middle School met with professionals from the community in an exciting careers day managed by Form the Future. The event kicked off with ‘What’s My Line?’, where students had to guess the jobs of the professionals, through a series of questions. Students were delighted to learn all about the …

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Careers & Enterprise Company invests in Cambridge

Form the Future has secured £75,000 worth of investment from the Careers & Enterprise Company to support young people in Cambridge and surrounding areas. The investment will help us expand our careers and enterprise programme to help young people make the transition from education to the world of work. With this we will provide 50 enterprise and employability …

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DONATE TO OUR MISSION

Our goal is that all young people move successfully from education into employment. As a social enterprise, we are reliant on grants and corporate funding in order to work with the schools across Cambridgeshire. Even the smallest donation helps us to provide careers inspiration for every child. Click below to find out more about what your donation could do for young people in your community.