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STEM Campaign Launches: The Future of Innovation, Connectivity & Discovery Series

25 September 2014

Jimmy Wales

Speakers for Schools launches national ‘STEM’ campaign and talk series with Professor Brian Cox, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, Google CEO Eileen Naughton and many more. This week The Future of Innovation, Discovery and Connectivity Series from charity Speakers for Schools will be launched in a London school by Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder and internet entrepreneur. […]

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Noel Penzer discusses change at Peter Symonds, Winchester

23 September 2014

Noel Penzer talks to business and economics students at Peter Symonds College, Winchester

Noel Penzer, Managing Director of AOL gave a special talk to 60 business and economics students at Peter Symonds College, Winchester. He emphasised the importance of adaptability in a changing market, investing in people and keeping a shrewd eye out for new business opportunities. The students had the opportunity to learn about the digital distribution […]

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Editor in Chief of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger speaks to students at Eastbury Comprehensive School

10 July 2014

Alan Rusbridger speaks to students at Eastbury Comprehensive School

The students at Eastbury Comprehensive School were thrilled to host the Editor in Chief of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, for his second Speakers for Schools talk. Alan spoke about his journey through journalism, and a little of the history of newspapers themselves. To demonstrate, he had even brought in with him an old newspaper reporting […]

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Brent Hoberman and CNN’s Peter Bale open the Digital Skills Summit

3 July 2014

Brent Hoberman speaking at the Digital Skills Summit

Today leading digital entrepreneur Brent Hoberman will kick off the Digital Skills Summit as a part of Speakers for Schools’ partnership with national student digital festival, Digital Summer Trip. The second day will open with Vice President and General Manager of Digital for CNN International, Peter Bale speaking to students. The event, 3rd-5th July, hosted […]

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