Day: 1 October 2021

  • Sixth Form students at St. Aidan’s embrace opportunities for virtual work experience

    Sixth Form students at St. Aidan’s embrace opportunities for virtual work experience Traditional work experience is one of many social and personal development activities that fell by the wayside following the onset of the pandemic. However, thanks to leading youth social mobility charity Speakers for Schools, pupils at St. Aidan’s and St. John Fisher Associated […]

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  • Bentley and Speakers for Schools successfully launch digital work experience programme

    Bentley and Speakers for Schools successfully launch digital work experience programme School to deliver virtual work experience programme The “Insight Day” initiative is supported by volunteers from Bentley’s colleague diversity networks Goal is to provide students from across the country with insights into STEM careers and opportunities within the automotive sector Over 500 places available […]

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  • Anne Longfield CBE – The Times Education Commissioner & Independent Chair, Learning Disability and Autism Children and Young People’s Steering Group for the NHS

    01/07/21 Anne Longfield CBE KS 3 – 5/S 1- 6 Join us for a broadcast with Anne Longfield CBE, who has advocated to boost children’s life chances throughout her career and is a panel member of The Times Education Commission. Anne speaks about the importance of being proud of where you are from and having […]

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  • How one virtual insight day can change a young person’s life

    How one virtual insight day can change a young person’s life Meet Dilpreet, 17, from West London Meeting Dilpreet, you’d be forgiven for thinking that she’s in her twenties. She talks with a confidence that belies her 17 years of age and her friendly but professional manner is in keeping with someone far older and […]

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  • Colonel Russell Lewis and Captain Polly Marsh – Royal Academy Sandhurst

    Colonel Russell Lewis and Captain Polly March 22/02/21 KS4-5/S4-6 In this virtual talk, Lieutenant Colonel Russell Lewis, Head of Youth Engagement at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst discusses the six styles of leadership. He is joined by Youth Engagement Officer, Captain Polly Marsh.

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  • Jean-Patrick Cheylan – Head of Entertainment Partnerships, Europe, Twitter

    Jean-Patrick Cheylan 10/02/21 KS4-5/S4-6 Jean-Patrick Cheylan is in charge of supporting the leading European entertainment content creators to grow and monetize their audience on Twitter. He leads a 5 people team based in London, Madrid and Paris, which covers partnerships across TV, cinema, music, fashion, lifestyle, food. Jean-Patrick shares insights into his career journey and […]

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  • Emma Wadey, Head of Mental Health Nursing

    Emma Wadey 24/02/21 KS4-5/S4-6 Emma Wadey, Head of Mental Health Nursing for NHS England and NHS Improvement, shares insights into the role of a mental health nurse and answers questions about a career in nursing. Emma has over 20 years’ experience across a wide range of health, emergency care and criminal justice settings. Maintaining clinical […]

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  • Sophie Darlington, Wildlife Cinematographer – Broadcast

      Sophie Darlington 20/01/21 KS 3-5/S 1-6 Sophie Darlington shares insights into wildlife cinematography and what it was like to work on the BBC shows ‘Our Planet’ and ‘Perfect Planet’. A must-see for students interested in nature and filmmaking. External links: Drawdown: https://drawdown.org Outrage and Optimism – a podcast addressing climate change: https://outrageandoptimism.libsyn.com Wildlife footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7p6VZiRInQ

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