An award-winning education charity is calling for new thinking and collaboration at their national conference, which will see voices across education and industry put social justice into action as they work together to build a system where every child achieves.

A charity which aims to introduce role models from industry to pupils who need inspiration has appointed a new CEO. Here, Matt Lent explains how Future First are delivering opportunities to young people to boost their confidence and raise aspirations, by tackling issues around social mobility…

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Pupils are being offered the chance to take part in a nationwide programme to demonstrate the breadth of jobs available in the energy industry.

National education charity Future First – which works to break down barriers caused by social mobility issues – has partnered with Greenergy, the UK’s leading road fuel supplier and Europe’s largest manufacturer of biofuel from waste, to inform state school students about the skills necessary to succeed in the energy and fuel industry.