Please find our School and Speaker Guides below, with key planning steps and tips from past speakers and schools for a successful, high-impact event. Talk details are agreed between the speaker and the school but please do not hesitate to contact our team for more suggestions, guidance and help.
Timings and general information:
Schools Planning Guide – Essential Steps [PDF, 2MB] Key steps during the planning stages and hosting of a talk.
Schools: Topics & Checklist [PDF, 325 kB] Information on the format, preparing students and themes to discuss with your speaker.
Tips for Hosting a Multi-School Event [PDF, 334 kB] Important guidance if you are considering bringing local schools and colleges together for the audience for this talk.
Q&A Prep Sheet for Students [PDF, 399 kB] This is to help students prepare for an interactive Q&A with the speaker, either in class or as homework.
Speakers for Schools logo [JPG, 264 kB] To put on event materials and powerpoint. Click the link, then right click and select ‘Save Image As’.
Student Feedback Form [Word Doc, 40kB] It really helps our programme to get feedback both from you and from your students. Please download and print copies of this very short form to hand out to students at the start of the talk and ask them to complete it quickly at the end. Once the students have completed them, please scan them and email the forms to us at email@example.com
Speakers: Essential Briefing for Giving a Talk [PDF, 540 kB] Information on logistics, planning and tips from our past speakers on engaging the students.
Speakers: Topics & Checklist [PDF, 508 kB] Information on the talk format, tailoring your talk to students and themes to discuss with the school.
Increasing your Impact as a Speaker [PDF, 531 kB] Information on other opportunities you can give schools and students, to further the impact of your event.