Category: News

  • Latest Green Skills survey reveals that more than half of young people lack guidance on green job options at school

    Latest Green Skills survey reveals that more than half of young people lack guidance on green job options at school A new survey carried out by our charity of 1,200 young people aged 15-18 who attend state secondary schools and colleges throughout the UK has revealed that more than half (57%) have not been given […]

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  • Fumez the Engineer visits Hewens College to inspire and empower the next generation.

    Fumez the Engineer visits Hewens College to inspire and empower the next generation. Well-known and respected audio producer and engineer Fumez the Engineer delivered a motivating talk to students from Years 10 and 11 at Hewens College, West London, on Wednesday 16th of March. It was a hugely memorable experience for the students who attended, […]

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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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  • Children’s Mental Health Week – Naval’s Story

    Children’s Mental Health Week – Naval’s Story My name is Naval and I work as an Account Director in Media and Advertising. If you had asked me ten years ago how my life would turn out, I would never have imagined that I would be where I am now. Today I want to share my […]

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  • Children’s Mental Health Week – Service Families

    Children’s Mental Health Week – Service Families Children of service members are a pupil premium group who face particular challenges due to the nature of service family life. These challenges can have a big impact on mental health. As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, Charlotte shares her insight on the resilience service children need […]

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  • Government and private sector can support Levelling-Up through virtual work experience

    Government and private sector can support Levelling-Up through virtual work experience Pandemic sparked rapid rise of virtual work placements Social mobility charity Speakers for School delivered 56,000 virtual placements in 2020/21, yet the overall proportion of schools organising work experience during pandemic fell from 57% to 39% The charity is calling for the government to […]

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    Why virtual work experience placements really work

    Why virtual work experience placements really work Originally featured in the Liverpool Law Society magazine in November 2021 Conditions since March 2020 inevitably reduced the opportunities for young people to engage with employers through traditional work experience. But whilst the pandemic created many challenges, it also acted as a catalyst for change. Virtual Work Experience […]

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  • How I became a published author

    How I became a published author – Ellie aged 14, from Surrey What would you do if I told you that there was a virtual work experience out there for teenagers aged 14-19, that involves reading, writing and chatting? If the very prospect of something like this gets you excited, then the National Teen Book […]

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  • Covid-19 made the world a more inclusive place for people like me

    Covid-19 made the world a more inclusive place for people like me By Jessica Taylor-Bearman   Would it be strange for you to hear that covid-19 made me feel more connected to the world? That it made me feel like we were all in the same boat and that I was experiencing life in a […]

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  • Gyrfa Cymru yn gweithio mewn partneriaeth â Speakers for Schools i gynnig profiad gwaith i bob ysgol wladol yng Nghymru

    Gyrfa Cymru yn gweithio mewn partneriaeth â Speakers for Schools i gynnig profiad gwaith i bob ysgol wladol yng Nghymru   Heddiw, mae Gyrfa Cymru a’r elusen symudedd cymdeithasol Speakers for Schools yn cyhoeddi partneriaeth genedlaethol newydd, a fydd yn sicrhau bod cyfleoedd profiad gwaith a sgyrsiau ysbrydoledig am yrfaoedd ar gael i bob myfyriwr […]

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