Speakers for Schools: Talks from 16 May 2022

Here is the upcoming live broadcasts schedule. Live broadcasts are a great way for students to hear directly from leading figures from a range of industries, and have the opportunity to ask questions via a moderated Q&A. Please feel free to share with your staff and students! Please note that you have to register your students in advance.

We have just added Paul Barber, Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman, Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club for an exciting talk on Friday 20th May.

Are you interested in hosting a speaker this summer term? We are arranging talks for May to end of July, so please email schools@speakersforschools.org if you would like to host an in person or virtual talk.

Upcoming Talks

DATE SPEAKER INFO
Monday 16th May 2-2:45pm Green Skills Week: Sebastian Munden, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Unilever UK & Ireland

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Are you passionate about taking action to improve the health of the planet? So is Sebastian Munden, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Unilever UK & Ireland. During this broadcast you will learn about and careers in sustainability and how Unilever is working with brands to invent innovative ways to reduce plastic pollution.

 

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Tuesday 17th May 2-2:45pm Bridget Prentice, Former Government Minister and Electoral Commissioner

 

For KS3/S1-3

Don’t miss out on our broadcast for students in KS3. Find out how you can develop your leadership skills, confidence and prepare for KS4. This broadcast is designed to help you to continue to become an independent learner throughout the rest of your time in school and beyond.

 

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Friday 20th May 2-2:45pm

 

Paul Barber, Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman, Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

It is ok to make mistakes, in fact, learning from failure is often the key to success! Join us to find out how you can learn from your mistakes and how working hard combined with some determination can help you in your future career.

 

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Monday 6th June 10-10:45am Volunteer Week- Power of Youth: Ian Adams, Director of NHS Resolution, Charity Trustee and former Lord Mayor of Westminster and Matthew Reed, Chief Executive, Marie Curie

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Where can volunteering take you? Join us to learn about the possibilities and opportunities that volunteering brings and how to make the most out of your volunteering experiences. We will also be sharing exciting news about how you can get involved with volunteering opportunities with Speakers for Schools!

 

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Tuesday 7th June 2-2:45pm Predict 22 talk: Dr. Tim Minshall, Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Details TBC

 

 

 

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Wednesday 8th June 10-10:45am Green Skills Week: Judy Ling Wong CBE, Honorary President, Black Environment Network & Chair, Green Apprenticeships Advisory Group

 

For KS3/S1-3

Are you considering applying for an apprenticeship in the future? Have you considered a green apprenticeship where you will be helping to play a role in getting the UK’s carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050? Join our broadcast to find out how you can make a difference in your future career.

 

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Thursday 9th June 2-2:45pm Predict 22 talk: Tech for Good Baroness Martha Lane Fox, Entrepreneur

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Details TBC

 

 

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Monday 13th June 2-2:45pm Predict 22 talk: What is Machine Learning? Doug Gurr, Director, The Natural History Museum & Former UK Country Manager, Amazon

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

What is machine learning and how are businesses using it? What is the role of Museums in the digital world? Join us for a broadcast with Dr Doug Gurr to find out. Doug is looking forward to answering your questions during the student Q&A session!

 

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