“These young people are 0% of our current workforce, but 100% of our future
Ian Funnell, CEO Hitachi Energy
Bridging the gap between education and the world of work
Founders4Schools is an award-winning charity that connects young people and their educators with a
network of inspirational volunteer role models who share their career stories to better inform young
people about the world of work so they make better decisions about their future careers. We do this
to improve the employment chances of young people and support businesses in developing their talent
Our online platform connects educators with employers and volunteers from diverse backgrounds to
provide career inspiration to young people through meaningful encounters that are backed up by the
latest evidence and are outlined in national education standards on careers guidance.
Our mission is to prepare students for the rapidly changing world of work - and give all young
people a great start in life, no matter their background.
See how you can get involved in improving youth employability by choosing the option that best
describes you below.
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