Day: 10 October 2022
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 researched and documented, very little research exists to substantiate the benefits of virtual work experience to date. In the absence of published research into the value of virtual work experience, Speakers for Schools has researched and written a paper that can serve as a first […]
10 March, 2022
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 lawyer does and the different types of lawyer you could become.
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 is working to tackle waste and improve our natural environment.
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.
10 February, 2022
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 living in remote, rural areas or deprived urban areas, teenager Anna was one of the lucky ones for whom everything fell into place. Anna attended a High School in the Highlands in the far north of Scotland. Like most of her peers, she spent the […]