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Sadiq Khan shares his lessons learned & vision for Londoners with students

28 November 2017

Sadiq Khan speaks at Kensington Aldridge

On Monday 27th November, London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA) to speak to students about aspirations, overcoming adversity and his journey to the Mayor’s office. The Mayor spoke to 230 KAA students as part of Speakers for Schools’ programme of aspirational talks for young people, as a part of our work helping […]

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Press Release: Bank of England Partners with Speakers for Schools to launch talks in state schools across Liverpool about the economy

16 November 2017

The Governors and key leadership of the Bank of England will deliver talks in schools across Liverpool today to kick off their annual Future Forum 2017, in partnership with the UK education charity Speakers for Schools. The seven Bank of England speakers will discuss a range of topics with students, including their career trajectory and the […]

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Top PR & Communications Companies Host S4SNextGen Work Experience

14 November 2017

Top PR and communications companies have been opening their doors to state school students through the S4SNextGen work experience programme. Portland, Tulchan Communications and Finsbury all hosted students this Summer and Autumn. They reported how impressive the young people were, while the students said the placements have made a significant impact on the way they […]

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Aspiring journalist flourishes on work experience week at WikiTribune

10 November 2017

Nashada has always been interested in journalism but wasn’t sure if it was the career path for her until her recent work experience week at exciting new media outlet – WikiTribune based in the Shard in Central London She was taking part in an Autumn half-term opportunity made possible by a new Speakers for Schools […]

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Salesforce Strategy Director on Succeeding in a Changing World at Kingsbury High School

8 November 2017

Dr Fran Cardells, Director of Strategy for Salesforce, travelled to Kingsbury High School recently to speak to students about his work and the lessons he wanted to pass on to those looking to work in the business or technology sectors. The school brought together students from Business, Economics and Computing/ICT subjects for the talk. He […]

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Speakers for Schools is hiring!

13 September 2017

Speakers for Schools is a small team with national reach and profile, working with our unique, esteemed speaker network to help them reach hundreds of schools each year.  With an ambitious and entrepreneurial team in 6 years, we have facilitated over 3,850 talks with a growing network of 1,100 speakers and nearly 2,000 state secondary schools […]

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