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Students get a taste of music & TV production, corporate comms and more!

23 April 2018

Jonas and Charlenessa at CCA Entertainment    This Easter over 35 students attended work placements as part of Speakers For School’s work experience programme, S4SNextGen. From music production to law, this term’s hosts included: CCA Entertainment Endemol Shine Enders Analysis  Gibson Dunn Ofcom Portland Tulchan Communications Virgin Money  Our programme is attracting more and more organisations from a diverse […]

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Useful resources from our #Skills2030 campaign

19 April 2018

Bruce Daisley at Chorlton High School (Courtesy of Chorlton High School)   Over March, 30 of the UK’s leading figures from tech, business, media and more gave school talks on what skills they thought young people would need in the future. On this page, you will find resources surrounding this important topic such as video interviews, top […]

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My Week As A Student Ambassador At S4S

29 March 2018

Daniel had the opportunity to be our student ambassador for a week during our #Skills2030 campaign featuring some of the UK’s top figures. Daniel did a ‘takeover’ of our social media feeds, interviewed top speakers and captured their industry-leading advice. I have loved being the Student Digital Ambassador for Speakers for Schools during the Skills […]

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Participants in the NHS70 Talk Series

28 March 2018

NHS England and NHS Improvement are working with Speakers for Schools to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS this year. As part of the celebrations, working together, we want to help inspire young people to find out more about the opportunities for them to get involved in the NHS, through volunteering, work experience or […]

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Ofcom Boss, Sharon White On AI And The Future

21 March 2018

  This article is a part of our Skills Young People Need for Work in 2030 campaign, with the i newspaper, helping share what skills leaders of today think are going to be the top ways young people can prepare for the careers of tomorrow. Be sure to follow #Skills2030 to see their top advice over March. […]

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