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Your Impact: The Academic Year So Far!

20 April 2017

Speakers continue to leave their imprint on schools and students This Year (so far) in numbers: 77,000+ students reached in total 3,000+ students reached every week 563 schools and colleges hosted a speaker 165 (66%) of local authorities across the UK had a school host a talk — from Newry to Aberdeen!   Following the launch of our ‘Bridging […]

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Speakers for Schools is Hiring!

13 April 2017

Speakers for Schools is looking to add a driven, entrepreneurial, highly organised professional to our delivery team as Engagement Co-ordinator. Along with the right skill-set they must be passionate about the heart of what we do: making it possible for students and state schools to access the unique insights of leading figures, and levelling the playing field. […]

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Bridging the Gap Campaign – Talk Highlights So Far

23 March 2017

As part of our Bridging the Gap campaign which launched at the start of March, many leading figures have already offered their individual school talks across the country. See some of the highlights including Baroness Harding, Google’s Matt Brittin, the Prime Minister, Jeremy Corbyn and more speaker ambassadors below. Baroness (Dido) Harding, CEO of TalkTalk spoke with Year […]

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Schools come together in Newry to host Chief Economist of the Bank of England

23 March 2017

Andy Haldane, Chief Economist and Executive Director for Monetary Analysis, Research and Statistics for the Bank of England went to St Paul’s High School in Newry. In a fantastic multi-school event he spoke to 150 Business Studies and Economics A-level students from St Paul’s and 5 other local schools. The morning began with a pre-event […]

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