Day: 4 February 2021

  • Former Education Secretary Justine Greening is working with the University of Northampton to protect opportunities and boost social mobility

    Source – FENews, 2nd February 2021 Former Education Secretary Justine Greening is working with the University of Northampton to protect opportunities and boost social mobility. The partnership comes as research shows 80% of people are concerned that there will be fewer available job opportunities for young people nationwide in the aftermath of COVID-19.* On Thursday […]

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  • Building diversity needs no more than a will and a way

    Source – Mediatel News, 3rd February 2021 The former VP of EMEA and multi-market sales at Spotify, Marco Bertozzi, takes some time following his resignation to reflect on how businesses can take practical steps to improve the makeup of their workforce Like many, over recent months I’ve been thinking about how we go about improving […]

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  • City boss Andrew Law gives £6m to Sheffield University

    Source – Nicola Woolcock, The Times, 3rd February 2021 A hedge fund boss has given almost £6 million to the University of Sheffield, the biggest single donation in its history. Andrew Law, who is also chairman of Speakers for Schools, which arranges prominent visitors to state schools, has given £5.85 million to his alma mater. […]

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  • How to Motivate Yourself with Adrienne Herbert and Alice Liveing

    How to Motivate Yourself with Adrienne Herbert and Alice Liveing Adrienne Herbert and Alice Liveing Age: Key Stages 3 – 5; S 1 – 6 Subject: PSHE Topic: Motivation Leading wellness professional, podcast host and author of The Power Hour Adrienne Herbert joins personal trainer, blogger and best-selling author, Alice Liveing to discuss how students can motivate themselves […]

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  • Kainos partners with UK-wide charity to provide virtual work experience in Northern Ireland

    Pioneering employer and leading digital technology company Kainos is partnering with Speakers for Schools to offer an ambitious new virtual work experience programme for young people in Northern Ireland. Virtual work experiences connect young people with the world of work and open their minds to the possibility of a career in a sector they may […]

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  • ‘People are demanding change’: Youngsters lead call for green businesses and jobs

    Source – Sky News, Gerard Tubb, North of England correspondent, 27th January 2021 In the UK, youngsters were more likely to describe climate change as a global emergency and they want to do something about it. Demand for green businesses and jobs is higher in the UK than anywhere else, according to a global United […]

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  • Colonel Russell Lewis, Head of Youth Engagement at Sandhurst – Broadcast

      Colonel Russell Lewis 27/01/21 KS 3-5/S 1-6 Lieutenant Colonel Lewis joins us from The Royal Military Sandhurst with two colleagues to talk about careers in the Armed Forces. Lieutenant Colonel Lewis left regular service in 2013 and now delivers strategy, leadership and team building training. He discusses how values and standards benefit great teamwork […]

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