News and Events

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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Kerry Taylor, Viacom, Shares her Story of how Confidence is Essential

20 March 2017

Kerry Taylor, Senior Vice President, Youth and Music, Viacom International Media (MTV) gave students at the Harris Academy, Purley an insight into her own career path and encouraged them to have the confidence to contact organisations they want to work for and ask for opportunities. Speaking to 180 Year 11 students, Kerry grasped the students’ […]

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Lady Margaret Hall Oxford University Foundation Year Access Programme

3 February 2017

In addition to our own events, Speakers for Schools helps sign-post other free enrichment opportunities for state schools and their students. As Lady Margaret Hall at the University of Oxford has recently opened applications for Year 2 of their Foundation Year, we wanted to share this with state schools to ensure those who wish to […]

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