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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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  • Careers Wales partners with Speakers for Schools to offer work experience to every state school in Wales

    Careers Wales partners with Speakers for Schools to offer work experience to every state school in Wales Careers Wales and leading social mobility charity Speakers for Schools today announces a nationwide partnership, making work experience opportunities and inspirational talks available to students in Wales aged 11-19 and in state education. In a bid to help […]

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  • Dr. Nira Chamberlain: Inspiring the next generation of world-class mathematicians

    Dr. Nira Chamberlain: Inspiring the next generation of world-class mathematicians Dr. Nira Chamberlain is widely celebrated as one of the UK’s leading mathematicians. He has two mathematical doctorates and has earned substantial recognition – as well as many prestigious awards and accolades – throughout his illustrious 25-year career both in the academic field and for […]

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  • Sixth Form students at St. Aidan’s embrace opportunities for virtual work experience

    Sixth Form students at St. Aidan’s embrace opportunities for virtual work experience Traditional work experience is one of many social and personal development activities that fell by the wayside following the onset of the pandemic. However, thanks to leading youth social mobility charity Speakers for Schools, pupils at St. Aidan’s and St. John Fisher Associated […]

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  • Why increasing brand loyalty and social impact among Gen Z is so important for your brand

    Why increasing brand loyalty and social impact among Gen Z is so important for your brand Getting your brand on young people’s radar with discounts is great, but to build trust and brand loyalty on a deeper level, you need to empower them to do more than simply save money on their shopping. Leading social […]

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  • Bentley and Speakers for Schools successfully launch digital work experience programme

    Bentley and Speakers for Schools successfully launch digital work experience programme School to deliver virtual work experience programme The “Insight Day” initiative is supported by volunteers from Bentley’s colleague diversity networks Goal is to provide students from across the country with insights into STEM careers and opportunities within the automotive sector Over 500 places available […]

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  • Work experience key to post-pandemic recovery

    Work experience key to post-pandemic recovery

    The key to post-pandemic recovery for young people As the UK seeks to address the impact of the last 18 months both on the economy and on education, it remains unclear what support will be available to young people aged 11-19 to help them make up for lost time and ensure their employment prospects are […]

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  • The Social Mobility Commission report: State of the nation 2021

    The Social Mobility Commission report: State of the nation 2021: Social mobility and the pandemic Against the backdrop of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Social Mobility Commission (SMC) has taken a deep look at the progress made in all four UK nations in tackling poverty, addressing inequality, and improving social mobility. The report reveals that across the […]

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  • Leading Youth charities join forces to solve the biggest post-pandemic barriers for 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 and life preparing opportunities. Leading social mobility charities Speakers for Schools, UK Youth and […]

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