Day: 11 October 2019

  • Press Release – Insights and Inspiration: Evaluating the impact of guest speakers in schools

    The impact of speakers on pupils’ motivation & attitude and self belief New research examines external speakers in state and independent schools Two leading education charities, Education and Employers & Speakers for Schools have joined together to publish a new report evaluating the impact of external speakers in secondary schools. Insights and Inspiration: Evaluating the impact of guest speakers in schools evaluated the approaches taken by both leading independent and state schools to structuring and investing in talks and the impact on student attitude and confidence. The findings include: leading independent schools leverage strong social capital to invite leaders from across public […]

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  • Making your work experience a success: Tips from our students & Employers

    This year’s first S4SNextGen Employer Best-Practice symposium took us to the fabulous Salesforce Tower. The third of its kind, this symposium sought to share the candid experiences of students and employers on how to achieve an engaging and valuable work experience programme. The half-day event was attended by employers in the Speakers for Schools network as well as those looking to open up their doors via our S4SNextGen portal. The participants came from a variety of organisations including National Portrait Gallery, Salesforce, Bank of England, M&C Saatchi, Oasis and Warehouse, Financial Reporting Council, Cisco, Jardine Motors Group, British Airways, WhiteHat and Addey and Stanhope School. We also had a […]

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