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Speakers for Schools hits 1000 school talks!

6 May 2014

Speaker talking to students

This week marks the 1000th school talk from the charity Speakers for Schools. Some of the speakers taking the charity to this milestone include: Sam Baker Lord (Terry) Burns Professor Paul Cartledge Dan Cobley Rev. Richard Coles David Dein Kasper Holten David Jubb Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP Dame Gail Rebuck Founded by the BBC’s […]

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Press Release: Advertising Association challenges leading members to sign up with Speakers for Schools

6 March 2014

Photo of Cilla Snowball, chairman of the Advertising Association with students at Haydon School

Speakers for Schools is delighted to be working with the Advertising Association to mobilise leading individuals from the advertising world to visit state secondary schools in the UK. As part of this year’s Advertising Week Europe, the AA is challenging business leaders from the UK’s top agencies, brands and media owners to become speakers with […]

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Speakers for Schools celebrates International Women’s Day with talks from Leading Female Figures

6 March 2014

Image of 4 women

International Women’s Day has been celebrated across the nations of the world for over 100 years; the occasion holds its roots in the continuing fight for equal rights and celebrates the achievements of all women internationally. This week and next has seen a range of brilliant and inspiring leading women out at state schools this […]

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Today marks 800 talks from Speakers for Schools, as BBC’s Rajan Datar speaks to Plashet Girls

26 February 2014

Today Speakers for Schools had it’s 800th talk since launching in 2011. Rajan Datar, Presenter and Reporter with the BBC delivered Speakers for Schools’ 800th event this morning- one of a number of special talks organised in conjunction with BBC School Report and BBC Journalism Trainee academy. In a wide-ranging and frank presentation, Rajan discussed […]

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