Future First

future firstAlumni communities have long been harnessed by education institutions, especially private and public schools and universities, as a way of improving career prospects for students – through providing inspirational speakers and brokering mentoring and work experience, for example.

Future First is a charity which seeks to create those thriving communities for the state schools which 93% of UK pupils attend.

At its core is a database management system to keep in touch with alumni (or get back in touch with them). Future First also helps schools organise assemblies, workshops and lesson plans, offers a mentoring and e-mentoring platform, organises work experience placements with willing alumni and develops schemes for fundraising, donations and volunteers.