Day: 10 August 2021
10 August, 2021
Yougov Speakers for Schools Poll of MPs, business & young people
Leading Youth Charities join forces to solve the biggest post pandemic barriers for young people Speakers for Schools, UK Youth and Young Enterprise come together in a historic partnership to launch, ‘Youth Card’, the social mobility app packed with thousands of career preparing opportunities. This means the Youth Card is packed with thousands of mentoring programmes, career guidance, work experience placements, extra-curricular activities, financial education, open access and targeted youth work provision, inspirational career talks as well as a range of discounts with top retailers. It is free to download and available to all young people in the UK […]
10 March, 2021
Martin Prendergast – Director of Development and Public Affairs at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
Martin Prendergast 09/03/21 Age KS3-4/Age S1-4 Martin Prendergast joins us to share his career insights. Before becoming Director of Development and Public Affairs, Martin worked at the National Theatre from 2007 to 2018. He was Director of Communications and before that he was Deputy Director of Development and Head of Corporate Affairs. He studied English and Theatre at Warwick University and is a committed campaigner for LGBT equality.
10 February, 2021
Tom Toumazis MBE, Former Media, Entertainment and Tech Executive, investor in tech start-ups
Tom Toumazis MBE 08/02/21 KS4-5/S4-6 Watch the full talk with Tom Toumazis MBE, Former Media, Entertainment and Tech Executive, and now investor in start-ups. Tom is a public speaker, sharing his work/life experiences and encouraging young people to explore a career in the world of media and entertainment. He was awarded an MBE in 2015 for services to children. Tom shares his insights into the ‘art of nudging’ and how to get noticed in a world of noise.
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. Alongside the work experience placements and insight days, we are also hosting inspirational talks from the likes of: Professor Dame Donna Kinnair DBE, Chief Executive and General Secretary of Royal College of Nursing, Patrick Nayarumbu, Director of Strategy, People and Partnerships at Birmingham and Solihull […]