Day: 4 December 2020

  • Skills shortage risks PM’s Green Industrial Revolution

    Industry leaders partner with national charity to fuel green economy As the UK turns its focus to life beyond the pandemic, Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced his 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution and has announced today a new uncompromising goal to reduce carbon emissions. This renewed and determined schedule for decarbonisation will require a significant step up from sectors such as energy, construction and transport. The UK should be leading the way on climate change efforts as the host of next year’s COP26. It is no coincidence that Alok Sharma, the Secretary of State for BEIS is also the […]

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  • Joshua Wakefield (Aiming High) – bp inspire me

    VTALK with Joshua Wakefield – Aiming High (bp inspire me) Date: 04/08/20 Age: KS4 & KS5 The bp inspire me series features bp employees sharing their inspirational stories, related to eight key skills identified as essential for success in education and employment. Each session gives an insight into one of the skills when the speaker will bring to life how they have cultivated this through their experiences and how it helps them in their career today and its relevance to the workplace. These skills have been identified as a universal framework of essential skills by the Skills Builder Foundation.

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  • How to Challenge Inequality, with Elif Shafak and Afua Hirsch

    How to Challenge Inequality, with Elif Shafak and Afua Hirsch In June 2020, award-winning British-Turkish novelist, Elif Shafak, joined writer, journalist and broadcaster, Afua Hirsch to discuss inequality and what we can do to address and challenge it.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Inequality The following activities give KS3-5 students the opportunity to discuss how and why the coronavirus pandemic has affected existing inequalities in society, how young people can address inequality, and whether our current education system and curriculum addresses inequality. The following activities can be used as standalone activities, or used together with the starter and plenary to […]

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  • Boundless Theatre

    Virtual Work Experience: Boundless Theatre

    Virtual Work Experience: Boundless Theatre The creative professions are undoubtedly a popular choice among young adults. However, due to the variety of roles and a plethora of sectors students might lack information regarding possible roles. Besides, the sector is pioneering in virtual working, freelancing and flexible working hours; concepts that can be unclear to a young adult exploring career paths. Speakers for Schools and Boundless Theatre organised their first virtual work experience last week to demystify the industry and help students explore career possibilities and remote working in theatre.   ‘We had a great first VWEX experience. Young adults are […]

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      Award Winning International Creative Director * DATE: Monday 4th May, 2pm * AGE GROUP: KS 3, 4 & 5 & S1 – 6 Carl’s talk will focus on fake news, how to spot it and will share a practical checklist you can use to assess whether what you’re seeing on socials or in the media is fake.

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    BRANKO BJELOBABA Finance and Engaging in Democracy Speaker Finance and Engaging in Democracy Speaker is giving his #vtalk Life Lessons: Can Success Follow Failure? DATE: Streamed 10am 4th May 2020 AGE: KS 4 – 5 & S4 – 5

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