F4S News


8 Nov 2023 - Celebrating Our Story: Maths4Girls Spotlighted in The Independent!

Exciting News! We're thrilled to share an insightful article about Maths4Girls featured in The Independent.


7 Nov 2023 - Build on Green Careers Week 2023 with the Sustainable Futures Programme

Have you taken part in Green Careers Week 2023 and are looking for ways to help young people develop the skills needed for the green economy?


9 Oct 2023 - Join Us in Celebrating Role Model Week 2023!

Every October we celebrate the importance of Role Models in helping young people achieve future success. This year Role Model Week takes place between the 9 - 13 October.


9 Oct 2023 - The Importance of Role Models in Shaping Young Futures

Founders4Schools is celebrating Role Model Week this week but why do focus on ensuring young people have career role models? Find out in our latest blog ...

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7 Sep 2023 - Scottish Careers Week is back!

Save the date for Scottish Careers Week as the annual campaign returns from 13-17 November 2023.

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25 Aug 2023 - Join Our Educator Webinars to Explore the F4S Platform for Meaningful Career Education!

We are announcing the dates of our free webinars looking at how we can help you invite volunteer role models from the world of work into your classroom.

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1 Jun 2023 - A big thank you to all our inspiring role models in Volunteers’ Week 2023

Founders4Schools is marking Volunteers’ Week 2023 by celebrating our inspiring role models who share their career stories with young people to help prepare them in making decisions about their future career paths.

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27 Mar 2023 - F4S and The Ogden Trust put 'Physics in the Spotlight' again

F4S partnered with The Ogden Trust again this year to celebrate British Science Week with a series of career inspiration talks focused on physics.

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17 Nov 2022 - Launching Sustainable Futures - CPD Training Programme for educators on sustainability 🌱

Developed in partnership with WWF and Villiers Park Education Trust, we are proud to launch Sustainable Futures including a series of events for teachers.

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26 Sep 2022 - Would you be in interested in joining an Advisory Group focusing on careers in sustainability?

We are seeking someone with a passion for sustainability who is a senior leader in an early careers team and from a diverse background to become a member of the Sustainable Futures Advisory Group.

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31 May 2022 - F4S and The Ogden Trust deliver 'Physics in the Spotlight'

Founders4Schools, in partnership with The Ogden Trust, delivered a series of 45 minute webinars highlighting the different career pathways in physics.

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26 May 2022 - Use Awareness Days to enrich your careers education activities

Discover dates for your diary that you can use to plan your career education activities around.


10 May 2022 - Global Sustainability Awards 2022 - now open for applications!

Is your school working to make the world a better place? Take part in this international competition to get recognition for how school, students or staff are helping build a more sustainable future.


24 Apr 2022 - Aged 11-30? Have your say and change the UK. For good

Can you support? The Youth Voice Census is looking for young people to share how they feel about issues related to education, employment, training, work and where they live.

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11 Apr 2022 - F4S and M4G taking a lead on steering the future of careers education

We are proud to be invited to lead on a work group as part of a non-partisan, Cross Party Discussion Forum on lifelong learning in careers education.

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6 Apr 2022 - How to crush the job search blues

Our newest Fundraising Assistant, Venus, tells us about her experience of finding a job after graduating.


18 Mar 2022 - Bringing Science to life

We spoke to our friends at Cambridge Science Centre to hear what British Science Week means to them...

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8 Mar 2022 - Happy International Women's Day!

Hear from our MD Michaela Eschbach on Founders4Schools in the context of International Women's Day 2022.


16 Feb 2022 - Digital Skills in the Spotlight

F4S and Skills Development Scotland are hosting an online careers day to showing young people in Scotland some of the varied careers you can enjoy in the digital and tech sector.


21 Dec 2021 - 'Do Try This at Home', says the Institute of Physics

As part of the Limit Less campaign, an initiative that supports young people to change the world and fulfil their potential by doing physics, the Institute of Physics (IoP) have recognised that more young people and their families to show them that physics is for everyone -- Here's what they did.


13 Dec 2021 - Making a difference, pennies at a time

F4S is proud to announce that we've been selected as a charity partner for Pennies

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13 Dec 2021 - Job openings: Engagement Manager Roles

Are you ready for a new challenge?

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4 Dec 2021 - Empower young people to shape their future

It’s no secret that the pandemic has caused devastation to millions of lives across the UK, and while we would like to put that year and a half behind us, the younger generation are still catching up with the change. In this blog piece we talk about the stats, and what you can do to help.

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13 Oct 2021 - Anyone can be a Role Model

As we celebrate Role Model Week at Founders4Schools, let’s take a moment to ponder where the notion of a role model comes from, and explore why we believe role models have been, and still are, so important in shaping our future.

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12 Oct 2021 - Lauren von Stackelberg & Role Model Week

Hear from Founders4Schools trustee Lauren von Stackelberg why Role Models are so important.

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11 Oct 2021 - A levels: STEM gender gap larger in wealthier schools

Timo Hannay, Founder of School Dash and active member of our Maths4Girls Steering Committee has published a blog piece analysing the STEM subject choices of boys and girls. 


28 Sep 2021 - New Sustainability Encounter is Now LIVE!

After our successes last year with Earth Day and our climate education events, F4S have partnered with WWF and Villiers Park Educational Trust to address two of the most pressing demands of our time...


27 Sep 2021 - Global Sustainability Awards: Application deadline this week

Round 1 applications for the Global Sustainability Awards 2021: Celebrating Excellence in Education for Sustainable Development


17 Sep 2021 - Booking open for our Maths4Girls at 4pm online talks

We are holding a series of free, online, live 30 minute panel-style events to give young people insight into a range of exciting and rewarding careers that maths can offer. Join us and our experts live @4pm and discover where maths can take you! Book early to avoid disappointment.

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14 Sep 2021 - Partner Event: How Can Equality, Diversity and Inclusion be Improved in the Workplace

Are you a businesses in the West of England interested in Equality, Diversity & Inclusion?


13 Sep 2021 - Be job ready in six months with a Google Career Certificate scholarship

Put your skills to work - we are excited to announce our new partnership that will help young people gain high-quality digital skills that can help jump start your career.


13 Sep 2021 - Join us at the Bristol Technology Festival 2021

Founders4Schools has been invited to lead a session at the upcoming Bristol Technology Festival 2021


3 Sep 2021 - Global Sustainability Awards - submit your application today!

Get international recognition for the work your school is doing to ignite young minds to help build a more sustainable future.

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20 Aug 2021 - Kickstart scheme Interview

Today we are going to hear from Syntyche Djunga, one of the Kickstarters here at F4S. She will be discussing how she came to join our team and her experince at F4S. Here’s what she had to say...


15 Jul 2021 - Launching the Global Sustainability Awards - now open for applications!

Is your school working to make the world a better place? Share how your school is helping build a more sustainable future and be recognised internationally.


13 Jul 2021 - Launching our Role Model Week Campaign

Taking place from 11-15th October join us in inspiring your students and celebrating the importance of role models

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1 Jun 2021 - F4S Platform Update: Learn more about our updated Volunteer Preferences

We've been busy behind the scenes making improvements to the F4S Platform.

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1 Jun 2021 - F4S Platform Update: Our Volunteer Preferences have been updated

We've been busy behind the scenes updating the F4S Platform so that volunteers have more control over the types of encounters they take part in.

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17 May 2021 - Announcing: Futures4Students Virtual Careers Jam with F4S, in partnership with Innovate UK and Hitachi ABB Powergrids

On 8 June, Founders4Schools (F4S) will be running a free, online careers fair - the Futures4Students Virtual Careers Jam, aimed at supporting 16-24 year olds in their career choices with knowledge and insight into our ever changing world of work.

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14 May 2021 - How to choose the right work experience for you

We asked one of our interns, Annie Lennam, for what she looks out for when deciding which type of work experience will benefit her future career.

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23 Apr 2021 - Summer series of Maths4Girls inspiration events @4pm

We are holding a series of free, online, live 30 minute panel-style events to give young people insight into a range of exciting and rewarding careers that maths can offer.

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15 Apr 2021 - Are virtual internships worth it?

We asked one of our interns, Robbie Lennie, about his experiences of remote work placements and why he thought they would benefit his future career.

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6 Apr 2021 - Event Invitation: Join us - 22nd April, Earth Day 2021, for Careers that Save the Planet

Join us on 22nd April as we celebrate Earth Day 2021. We're hosting 4 free online career inspiration webinars across the day for educators and students.

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1 Apr 2021 - F4S Platform Update: Our Bookable Career Inspiration Events Get a Refresh

See our new Career Education Encounter Types on the F4S Platform

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26 Mar 2021 - Save the date: Founders4Schools Virtual Careers Jam

Get your diaries out, markdown 8th June 2021, 10am-4pm

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16 Mar 2021 - New dates released for the F4S Educator Webinars

Booking is open - learn how the F4S Platform can support you to make your curriculum and career education lessons come alive.


1 Mar 2021 - We're getting involved with National Careers Week 2021...are you?

This week is National Careers Week so from the 1st-6th March we are sharing ways you can take part.

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11 Feb 2021 - Founders4Schools Partners with World is a Village

F4S partners with EdTech company, World is a Village, to connect pupils around the world.

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28 Jan 2021 - Event Invitation: Join us - STEM Careers in the Spotlight on Monday 8th March

Join us in celebrating British Science Week & International Women's Day on the 8th March at our free virtual career inspiration webinar for educators and secondary students.

28 Jan 2021 - Event Invitation: Join us - Languages in the World of Work on Wednesday 24th February

Learning a language can open up a whole new world for young people, both in terms of how they understand
and relate to the world around them and in preparing them for the workplace at a time when the job market is global.

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26 Jan 2021 - Help schools and colleges shape futures

Our partner, the Careers & Enterprise Company, is looking for volunteers
to work with a local school or college to create opportunities for young people.

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26 Jan 2021 - Event Invitation: Join Careers in the Spotlight on Wednesday March 3

A live virtual event in conjunction with Careers Week 2021, designed to guide young people in decisions about their future career.


25 Jan 2021 - Event Invitation: Apprenticeships in the Spotlight with London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham on Friday 12th February 2021

In partnership with Hammermsith and Fulham Council we are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week on 12th February- Join us at our free virtual career inspiration webinar, open to all educators and students across Hammersmith & Fulham.


22 Jan 2021 - Event Invitation: Join us - Apprenticeships in the Spotlight on 9th Feb

Join us in celebrating National Apprenticeship Week on the 9th February at our free virtual career inspiration webinar.

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20 Jan 2021 - Futures4Students Career Inspiration Webinars

Join F4S in celebrating key dates in the career education diary...

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18 Jan 2021 - New Year Message from our MD

Connecting educators and business volunteers to inspire students in times of the pandemic

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15 Jan 2021 - We are looking for User Experience Testers - can you help?

We are looking for a small number of educators and business people who haven’t used our platform before who are willing to help out with some user experience testing.

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7 Jan 2021 - Teacher’s Notes: Dates for your diary

Get the lowdown on key dates in the career education calendar.

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17 Dec 2020 - 5 Simple Ways to Support F4S

As we are fast approaching Christmas, the season of goodwill and giving, we think this is the perfect time to explain the different ways you can support F4S.

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9 Dec 2020 - Change, a permanent ally

Taking on the challenges of Covid-19 head-on by embracing digital in careers education with Mapper

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1 Dec 2020 - ‘Futures4Students’ - securing the future for our young people

Founders4Schools launches a new fund to support young people on 'Giving Tuesday'

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27 Nov 2020 - Welcome back to the F4S Blog!

Our new home for all our news, updates and events


11 Oct 2021 How girls and boys differ in STEM subject choice

Gender balance in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) is a perennial topic of concern and campaigning. For our part, SchoolDash is proud to be associated with Ada Lovelace Day, the global celebration of women in STEM, which this year kicks off on 12th October, and with Maths4Girls, an initiative that introduces budding British mathematicians to role models with whom they can identify.

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