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Eileen Naughton, MD of Google UK, live-streams nationwide about the future of tech

11 December 2014

Eileen Naughton at Christ’s College Finchley

Video of OBbv5nrZJzI Today we hosted the final live-streamed STEM event with Eileen Naughton, MD of Google UK, at Christ’s College Finchley in a special session moderated by Jamie Spafford, renowned Youtuber and co-creator of SORTEDFood. The audience were joined on-screen by students at Greenfield Community College in Durham, and around a further 80 schools […]

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New DfE backed CIC to support schools with career provision

10 December 2014

Man speaking to students

Today Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan has announced that the Department for Education will be backing and supporting the initial foundation of a separate company as a central body to help support schools in accessing initiatives and organisations that enhance careers learning for students. The Community Interest Company (CIC) services will be free […]

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Press Release: 30% Club partners with Speakers for Schools to launch “Equality across the Board” initiative

2 December 2014

Helena Morrissey

One of a number of new initiatives announced at the “Schoolroom to Boardroom” event At a seminar in London “#30pctalent”, hosted by BNY Mellon, the 30% Club set out the next steps for accelerating change towards better gender balance by turning the attention to nurturing young female talent from ‘schoolroom to boardroom’. This was the […]

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Professor Brian Cox discusses the future of discovery in a Q&A session live online!

21 November 2014

Professor Brian Cox speaking to schools in a live online question and answer session

Professor Brian Cox OBE, renowned physicist and presenter of Human Universe, spoke to students across the country, in a video linkup organised by Speakers for Schools, Google and the Guardian Teacher Network. In a session moderated by Helen Pidd, Northern Editor of the Guardian, initial questions were posed by students of Chorlton High School, followed […]

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