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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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Top tips from one Speaker to another: with Lord Stevenson

27 October 2014

Student speaking at Speakers for Schools event

Lord (Dennis) Stevenson has been a speaker with Speakers for Schools since it’s launch in 2011. Here, he’s generously taken a moment to let us know how he’s navigated working with state schools and giving a well-received talks, and what he needs from schools/colleges to be as useful to them as possible. How did I […]

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Sir Charlie Mayfield of John Lewis Partnership talks to students about his education, Army career and views for a healthier economy

24 October 2014

Sir Charlie Mayfield talking to students at JFS in Kingsbury

Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership since 2007, spoke to nearly 200 upper sixth form students at JFS in Kingsbury, North West London, about the path that had taken him to where he is today. He told the students that he decided not to attend university, despite getting the requisite grades, and […]

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