Partners and Supporters

Thanks to the individuals and organisations that help us in supporting state schools and young people, through ensuring top industry leaders give their time, supporting resources, links with education and beyond.

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Education and Employers Charity (Sister Charity)

Is an independent charity launched in October 2009 and a sister charity to Speakers for Schools. Its aim is to ensure that every school and college has an effective partnership with employers which provides young people with the information and opportunities they need to help them achieve their potential.
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30% Club

The 30% Club is a group of business leaders committed to achieving better gender balance at all levels of organisations to make them more effective. Their goal is for 30% women to form boards by 2015 and have helped ensure their key membership are giving their time in state schools.
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Advertising Association

The Advertising Association promotes the role, rights and responsibilities of advertising and its impact on individuals, economy and society by bringing together agencies, brands and the media. Their top members are encouraged to join S4S to share insights, encourage industry access and promote diversity.
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Association of School and College Leaders

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is a professional association and trade union in Britain which speaks exclusively for secondary school and college leaders.
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BAFTA

BAFTA is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.
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CBI

The CBI is the UK's premier business lobbying organisation, providing a voice for employers at a national and international level, from FTSE 100 companies to start ups, and trade associations.
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Creative Industries Federation

The Creative Industries Federation is the national membership organisation for the public arts, cultural education and creative industries. The Federation has helped ensure the creative industry leaders are participating and represented in the S4S network.
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Google UK

Our work with Google UK and Ireland allows us to reach out to wide student audiences with our events via Google's live streaming platforms. See our work with Google here: https://vimeo.com/119951231#at=0
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Imperial Consulting Group

The Imperial Consulting Group is an Imperial College student association offering a range of pro-bono consulting services to small and large businesses, charities and more through the expertise of students from all levels of Imperial’s courses e.g. MBA, PhD, postgraduate and undergraduate. ICG has assisted S4S with in-depth education deprivation metric analysis to support delivery work of the charity.
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Inspiring the Future

Inspiring the Future is our sister programme run by the Education and Employers Taskforce, which connects state schools with employers and people from the world of work to volunteer in careers activities and days.
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London 2012

London 2012 saw the UK as a host of a world-class multi-sporting event. Ambassadors of London 2012 helped inspire the next generation of young people in sport, activity and healthy competition.
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Miura

Miura is a multi- disciplinary digital design agency based in London with an impeccable reputation for elegance and innovation. Miura are involved in a variety of good causes and initiatives, including creating an image bank dedicated to raising awareness and funds for charities.
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MyBigCareer

MyBigCareer's goal is to provide free one-to-one career guidance to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and to break down barriers to social mobility. Their advice is delivered by professionally qualified advisers volunteering from within the independent sector.
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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain and is one of the world's largest producers of maps, operating since 1791. They provide maps for business, leisure and educational uses.
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Pearson

Whether it's at home, in the classroom, or in the workplace, learning is a never-ending road of discovery, challenge, inspiration, and wonder. At Pearson, we create tools that provide opportunities for learners at every stage of their journey. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.
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PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network. It is the largest professional services firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors.
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Teach First

Teach First trains and supports new teachers to work in primary and secondary schools serving low-income communities across the UK, with the goal of ending educational inequality.
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TES

Times Education Supplement is the world’s largest online network of teachers and a trusted voice in education. Our work with TES allows us to reach wider teacher and student networks with our events.
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The Transformation Trust

The Transformation Trust is an education charity which works with the country’s most challenged schools, offering their pupils opportunities to help them develop confidence and employability skills.

Thanks to these individuals:

Andrew Campbell, Marcus Davey,  Mike Emmerich, Julia Hobsbawm,  Emma Ordidge, Anthony Salz, Lord (Dennis) Stevenson.