Category: Campaigns

  • 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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  • Amplifying the voices of young people through our research

    Making Up for Lost Time: Introducing the Latest Research Report by Speakers for Schools   Download the Report (PDF) Download the Report (PDF) The start of a new academic year has traditionally signalled an exciting time of transition as many young people head to new destinations to continue their academic studies or enter the world of work […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • National Teen Book Club launched for 3,500 young people across the UK

    National Teen Book Club launched for 3,500 young people across the UK View the top Teen Book Club Authors  I  Visit the official National Teen Book Club page Speakers for Schools, Book Clubs in Schools and Andersen Press join forces to launch virtual book club 125 state schools and colleges signed up to take part Programme […]

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  • Reach more young people. Host Virtual Work Experience

    Virtual Work Experience Goes from Strength to Strength

    Virtual Work Experience Goes from Strength to Strength Young people are at the heart of everything we do. We’re delighted to have seen our Virtual Work Experience programme go from strength to strength with Speakers for Schools facilitating over 12,500 placements in the last 12 months. We’ve been absolutely wowed by the amount of positive […]

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  • Green Skills Week 2021

    Green Skills Week 2021 Speakers for Schools is teaming up with Britain’s most environmentally focused employers to tackle the unemployment crisis and future-proof the next generation in a post-COVID economy. To coincide with the UK Prime Minister’s announcement for a Green Industrial Revolution, Speakers for Schools is launching a campaign to introduce young people to […]

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  • Experience Nursing 2021

    Experience Nursing 2021 As health services battle against a global pandemic and increasing demand on services, Speakers for Schools is working with medical leaders to help find the next generation of heroes.  The charity will be running virtual insight days and virtual work experience with key employers between January and March 2021. Having worked with […]

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  • Creative Careers Programme

    Speakers for Schools is a key delivery partner for the UK’s Creative Careers Programme with the Creative Industries Federation, Creative & Culture Skills and Screen Skills, working together to ignite the link between young people and the creative sectors so that they can better understand the sector and the range of careers within it.   […]

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  • The Great British Plastics Challenge

    #PlasticsChallenge UK leaders and influencers are going back into schools to inspire young people to combat plastics waste by taking part in the Great British Plastics Challenge. Launched on World Oceans Day on the 8th June, the Great British Plastics Challenge was a national campaign in partnership with Business in the Community and the Environment Agency that saw the help of over 30 […]

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  • NHS Speaker Series

    TV doctors and senior NHS leaders head back to school to inspire young people to work in the NHS NHS England and NHS Improvement are working with Speakers for Schools to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS this year. As part of the celebrations, working together, we want to help inspire young people to find […]

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