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Jo Cox Foundation: Work experience blog

Source – The Jo Cox Foundation, 9th February 2021 Jessica, aged 18 from City and Islington College, joined The Jo Cox Foundation at the beginning of July in 2020 for a work experience placement with Speakers for Schools and through their S4SNextGen programme. Jessica has written a short account of her experience: I completed a […]

A closer look into Experience Nursing

In January 2021, Speakers for Schools and the Perceptions of Nursing team who work with NHS England and NHS Improvement teamed up to show young people what a career in nursing is actually like. Together we have opened the door for over 1,350 young people to find out more about nursing through virtual work experience. […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021: Speakers for Schools and The London Progression Collaboration

The theme of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week is ‘Build the Future’, a mantra that encourages us to think broadly about how can work with young people at different stages of developing talent and meet the UK’s skills needs. Rightly, focus during this week will be directed at employers who are driving impact through their […]