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David Cameron lauds Speakers for Schools, challenges UK’s top 1000 CEOs & business leaders to speak in state schools at CBI Conference

4 November 2013

David Cameron has called on the UK’s most influential business leaders to join Speakers for Schools initiative this year in his annual address at the CBI 2013 conference. Challenging the CBI to help grow the Speakers for Schools network to 1000 of the top business leaders, they would be joining current speakers such as of […]

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Speakers for Schools Week: 25 of the UK’s most influential figures speak in state schools across the country

16 October 2013

Image of Cilla Snowball speaking during Speakers for Schools Week

This month our autumn campaign Speakers for Schools Week was launched with a Question Time event at Bishop Challoner School followed by a week of talks by some of the most highest-achieving figures in their respective fields. The campaign saw 25 of the UK’s most influential leaders from business, culture, the arts, sports, science and […]

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Speakers for Schools ‘Question Time’ Panel launches National Campaign

9 October 2013

S4S Question Time Debate, chaired by Robert Peston with panelists Jamal Edwards, Helena Morrissey, Sir Charles Dunstone… Speakers for Schools had the opportunity to host a ‘Question Time’ style panel with both industry leaders and Head Boy and Head Girl, focusing the discussion on the prospects and ambitions of the next generation. The debate was […]

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Journalist and Activist Roger Thurow leads students from Uganda and Hackney in a session on world hunger

7 October 2013

In the week leading up to David Cameron’s ‘hunger conference’ (a meeting of national leaders prior to the G8 summit), students from Hackney and Uganda had the opportunity to hear from Roger Thurow on the issue of hunger and malnutrition, before discussing and exchanging their views on the topic. Roger reported for the Wall Street […]

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Founder of Mumsnet visits Chiswick School

17 May 2013

Founder of Mumsnet Justine Roberts had a chance to visit the lower-sixth form students at Chiswick School to give pupils an insight into how her own career progressed and pass on invaluable tips gathered from her own personal experience. Justine gave a fascinating talk on how a career in finance led to her becoming the […]

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