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Automotive 30:30:30 Campaign – Summer Highlights

15 July 2017

In May, The UK Automotive 30% Club launched a major new initiative in collaboration with Speakers for Schools, which will see 30 industry leaders give speeches to 30 secondary schools across the country, followed by 30 executive job-shadowing placements for selected students. The 30:30:30 campaign campaign’s aim is to inspire young women to consider careers in the automotive industry.

The campaign will run until October but here are some highlights from talks which have taken place since the launch on the 23rd May.

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S4SNextGen Rolls Out First Work Experience Opportunities  

14 July 2017

S4SNextGen, the new Work Experience initiative  from Speakers for Schools that links leading organisations within our speaker network with our state schools. June saw the first batch of Work Experience placements facilitated by the S4SNextGen.org work experience programme and online platform. What is it? S4SNextGen is a Speakers for Schools initiative recently launched to especially help […]

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VIDEO: The Voice Kids Danny Jones talks about why he’s giving back to schools

30 June 2017

See why Danny Jones is giving his time to students and highlights from the event! The singer, songwriter, producer and now mentor Danny Jones went back to his old school, Thornleigh Salesian College, to help encourage the next generation in their ambitions through sharing his experiences so far in his career. Danny spoke to 250 […]

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30:30:30 Campaign Continues – Andrew Hooks, Chief Operating Officer of Carwow Offers Girls Special Insights

20 June 2017

Chief Operating Officer of Carwow, Andrew Hooks gave a talk as part of 30:30:30 campaign in partnership with the UK Automotive 30% Club.     Speaking to Year 10 students at La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School, Andrew highlighted the rapidly changing job market that the digital revolution has brought about. Andrew also gave an insight into his diverse career to date, and spoke to the […]

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Generate London hosts Clemens Weisshaar on 26th June

1 June 2017

In addition to our own events, Speakers for Schools helps sign-post free, inspiring and informative enrichment opportunities for state schools and their students, such as Generate London events. As a charitable project, Generate London hosts interactive workshops and talks with industry leaders outside of school hours, each session providing a number of free tickets to […]

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