News and Events

Spotlight on Creative Careers – A week with AL_A Architects

18 December 2019

S4SNextGen is a delivery partner for the Creative Careers Programme and is working with over thirty creative employers to demystify the creative industries through work placements and insight days.    The rapid development of the creative sector offers a variety of new roles and opportunities in new and well-known professions. Whilst creativity is in the […]

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An Autumn update from S4SNextGen

12 November 2019

  Autumn 2019 is one of the most exciting terms yet for S4SNextGen. Speakers for Schools and S4SNextGen welcomed our new chief executive, Jason Elsom, early in the new academic year. Jason joins with a wealth of experience, having held leadership roles in education and technology, and brings his innovative ideas and enthusiasm to the […]

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Solving Common Misconceptions around Work Experience

12 November 2019

Hosting work experience students can benefit organisations in many ways – helping to diversify their workforces, feeding into their early talent pipelines and building links with communities, but there are often roadblocks along the way. We solve some of the questions we’re often asked to help you get the most from work experience and insight […]

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Spotlight on Creative Careers – A week with creative agency M&C Saatchi

12 November 2019

As a delivery partner for the Creative Careers programme, S4SNextGen is working with over thirty creative employers to demystify the creative industries through work placements and insight days. Here we share what leading creative agency M&C Saatchi did during their work experience week this October.     Students are often not aware of the full […]

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Press Release – Insights and Inspiration: Evaluating the impact of guest speakers in schools

11 October 2019

The impact of speakers on pupils’ motivation & attitude and self belief New research examines external speakers in state and independent schools Two leading education charities, Education and Employers & Speakers for Schools have joined together to publish a new report evaluating the impact of external speakers in secondary schools. Insights and Inspiration: Evaluating the […]

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New School Year and a Big Announcement…

6 September 2019

Welcome back! Teachers and students, we hope you have had a wonderful summer break and we look forward to working with you this academic year on school talks. Speakers and their organisations, we are grateful for your support last academic year and look forward to working with you on talks and work experience placements this […]

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