At Future Frontiers we believe that all young people can be motivated by their
aspirations. To ignite that motivational force, we recruit and train top university
students to deliver a face-to-face career coaching programme that helps pupils
find that inspirational career and progress further at school.
We show pupils the academic path to achieving their top careers, developing a clear connection between their aspirations and success at school. Our programme has proven ability to increase the motivation and engagement of young people, leading to increased performance at school.
Our programme has four distinct phases that ensures pupils Discover a career that inspires them, Explore those carers to gain a practical understanding about each career, Connect to relevant professionals on Skype and build a detailed academic and development plan that ensure they go on to Achieve their goals. Click here to watch our youtube video.
Just one in three disadvantaged students achieved five good GCSE grades in 2014, compared with more than 60% of their wealthier peers.
In England, almost one million young people are currently not in education, employment or training.
When 8000 young people were asked ‘What motivates you to work hard at school?’ the overwhelming majority agreed: A desire to achieve career goals.
“I am delighted that Future Frontiers will be an Innovation Partner in 2015/16. The venture’s aim is fresh and exciting and I'm excited to support through our partnership as I believe that innovation in this area is a crucial to address educational inequality.”Brett Wigdortz, Founder and CEO, Teach First
"The programme leads to increased engagement and higher achievement. The effect of being coached by positive role models who are high achieving is highly motivating and has a demonstrable impact on outcomes."Chris Mallaband, Principal Bacon’s College
“I am so happy that I have now got the confidence to strive closer and do the job that I have always dreamed of, so thank you for making my confidence so much bigger and for showing me what I need to do at school to succeed.”Armani, student at Oasis Academy SouthBank