Day: 10 October 2022

  • SPEAKERS FOR SCHOOLS PUBLISHES NEW RESEARCH INTO THE VALUE OF VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE

    Speakers for Schools publishes new research into the value of virtual work experience Employers, educators, parents, policy makers and other professional bodies have long recognised that work experience has a crucial part to play in helping young people prepare for the world of work. But whilst the benefits of in-person work experience have been extensively […]

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  • Chris Daw QC – Queen’s Council Barrister, Lincoln House Chambers

    Viewer Discretion Advised, Content Warning: This video mentions rape, abuse and violence which some students may find distressing.  10/03/2022 Chris Daw QC KS 4-5  /  S 4-6 Are you interested in a career in Law? Join us for a broadcast with one of the country’s leadig Lawyers, Chris Daw QC to find out what a […]

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  • Tamara Finkelstein – Permanent Secretary, DEFRA – Green Skills Broadcast

    10/03/2022 Tamara Finkelstein KS 4-5  /  S 4-6 Did our Green Skills Week campaign inspire you to take action last year? We are excited to welcome Tamara Finklestein, Permanent Secretary, (DEFRA) Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. During this broadcast, you will learn about some of the main responsibilities of DEFRA and how it […]

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  • Nadhim Zahawi – Secretary of State for Education

    10/03/2022 Nadhim Zahawi KS 4-5  /  S 4-6 The Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi, speaks to students at Sheffield Park Academy on the importance of work experience and the options available after leaving education. Nadhim also shares challenges he has overcome and life advice.

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  • How virtual work experience helped pave the way for a Scottish student to secure an apprenticeship

    How virtual work experience helped pave the way for a Scottish student to secure an apprenticeship Many young people find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to looking for a job because there are limited career options available in their local area. And while the pandemic generally reduced the opportunities for many young people […]

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