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'Speakers for Schools Week 2013' - 'What Inspires You' Talk Series

October 11, 2013
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In October 2013, Speakers for Schools hosted its first national campaign and talk series, featuring top ambassador speakers giving talks across the UK, from all industries and political backgrounds as a call to action for further leading figures to give their time through the charity. We also released the results of r...
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Advertising Association Talk Series

March 11, 2014
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As part of the 2014 Advertising Week Europe, the Advertising Association joined forces with Speakers for Schools. The partnership aimed to: Challenge business leaders from the UK’s top agencies, brands and media owners to become speakers to help demystify their industry Encourage sector diversity Level the pla...
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'The Future of Innovation, Discovery and Connectivity' Talk Series

October 11, 2014
Campaigns
In October 2014 Speakers for Schools focused a talk series on ‘The Future of Innovation, Discovery and Connectivity’. The campaign was launched in a London school by Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder and internet entrepreneur. Mr Wales’ talk on 1st October was streamed live across the UK. Students were able to watch from...
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'Equality Across the Board' Talk Series

December 2, 2014
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The 30% Club’s partnership with Speakers for Schools launched with a debate on the theme of ‘Equality across the Board’, to encourage the ambitions and talent of young girls as the next generation of female leaders. The campaign kicked off with a live panel event chaired by Helena Morrissey, CEO of Newton Investment M...
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'Why I Vote' - General Election Talk Series

May 11, 2015
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Speakers for Schools launched a two-week campaign (#S4SNextGen) ahead of the 2015 General Election to engage young people in politics and democracy – with over 30 of the UK’s leading public figures delivering inspirational talks on the subject of ‘Why I Vote’ in state schools across the country. Working with polling e...
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'Creativity, Arts and Culture in State Schools' Talk Series 2016

January 25, 2016
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This campaign was launched in 2016 in partnership with the Creative Industries Federation and Arts Council England to celebrate the wealth of opportunity attached to arts and culture as well as a call from industry to widely encourage state school students in pursuing them to help the UK continue to have a world-class, t...
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‘EU Referendum: What Now?’ Live Event & Talk Series

June 1, 2016
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It was the biggest vote of their generation so far. What does this mean for politics? What does it mean for young people? For history? About our EU Talk Series & Campaign In June and July 2016 Speakers for School’s annual talk series focussed on the results of the much debated EU Referendum. Our Speakers address...
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'Bridging the Gap' Campaign & Talk Series

February 27, 2017
Campaigns
The charity launched ‘Bridging the Gap’ talk series with the UK’s top figures across industry and government and announced its new work experience platform On 27th February, Speakers for Schools celebrated its 5th anniversary by launching its ‘Bridging the Gap’ talk series and campaign to continue encourage lead...
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