Day: 6 October 2021

  • Dr. Funke Abimbola MBE – Solicitor, Business Leader and Diversity Campaigner

    06/10/2021 Dr. Funke Abimbola MBE KS 3 – 5/S 1 – 6 Join us for a broadcast with Dr Funke Abimbola MBE! Funke discusses her career and achievements and how we can ensure that we are engaging with Black History Month.

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  • Ann Cairns – Exec Vice Chair, Mastercard

    06/07/21 Ann Cairns KS 3 – 5/S 1- 6 What is 5G and what does it mean for the future of our planet? What are some of the exciting new developments in AI? Ann answers our questions during our Predict ’21 Broadcast and addresses some of the misconceptions that we may have about careers in […]

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  • Dr Rebecca Hall – Author and Professor

    06/07/21 Dr Rebecca Hall KS5 ONLY Join our broadcast in partnership with Penguin. We’re excited to welcome Dr Hall, Professor and Author of the book, Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts. Dr Hall discusses some of the key topics from her book which will include the impact that slave revolts had on ending […]

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  • Get into property – with Stephen Yorke, Founder at Property Chronicle, and Camilla Powell Tuck, Asset Manager at Clearbell

    05/05/21 Property Chronicle and Clearbell KS4-5/S4-6 Our speakers share their knowledge on the property business in the UK and how your students can learn more and get involved in an essay competition. Over 1.2 million people in the UK work in the property business in some capacity so there are plenty of opportunities for all […]

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  • Virtual Work Experience

    Virtual Work Experience Boom

    Virtual Work Experience Boom We have all experienced the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic but young people have been disproportionately affected, suffering major disruption to their education and reduced opportunities for in-person extra-curricular activities, including traditional careers-related learning activities. Students at secondary school and college have always felt the pressure when it comes to finding […]

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  • The future is bright now as thousands more are working for the planet

    The future is bright now as thousands more are working for the planet Source – The Sun, 2 April 2021 GROW a brighter future with a green career. The Government last year pledged to create 90,000 “eco” jobs by 2024 and research reveals the change is already happening. Rosie King studied chemical engineering at Newcastle […]

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  • Dstl holds first ever virtual work experience sessions

    Dstl holds first ever virtual work experience sessions More than 60 pupils from across the UK have applied to take part in the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s very first virtual work experience placements. Source – Gov.uk – 29 March 2021 Students aged 14 to 19 will take part in sessions which will run over […]

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  • HarperCollins launches book club with Speakers for Schools

    HarperCollins launches book club with Speakers for Schools Source – The Bookseller, 26 March 2021 Educational equality charity Speakers for Schools is teaming up with HarperCollins on virtual book clubs for young people who have missed out on learning over the past year. Alongside Book Clubs in Schools, an organisation delivering interactive weekly book clubs, […]

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