Category: vtalks

  • TOM TOUMAZIS MBE

    TOM TOUMAZIS MBE

    < Back TOM TOUMAZIS MBE Former Media, Entertainment and Tech Executive, now investor in start ups DATE: Monday 20th April – 2pm AGE GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6 In Tom’s talk he explored with students the power of the word “maybe” and how we should all avoid it. Tom also shared with students how they can keep learning […]

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  • Marie Forleo and Cash Carraway on Success

    Marie Forleo and Cash Carraway on Success In February 2020, Marie Forleo, entrepreneur and author of Everything is Figureoutable, and Cash Carraway, author of Skint Estate, visited a school in Oval, London to talk about success and failure, while trying to answer the question: can anyone be successful?   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Success and […]

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  • Stormzy and Merky Books Authors on Finding Your Voice and Using It

    Stormzy and Merky Books Authors on Finding Your Voice and Using It In November 2019, Stormzy, international footballer Eniola Aluko, and #Merky Books authors Chelsea Kwakye, Ore Ogunbiyi and Derek Owusu visited Stormzy’s old secondary school to talk about how to find your voice and use it.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Finding your voice The following activities give KS3-5 students […]

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  • Margaret Atwood and Ash Sarkar on Activism

    Margaret Atwood and Ash Sarkar on Activism Fresh from her joint Booker win, in October 2019, Margaret Atwood and Ash Sarkar visited a college in Salford to discuss resistance, activism, and the literary legacy of The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Resistance and activism The following activities give KS3-5 students the opportunity […]

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  • Soumaya Keynes

    VTALK WITH Soumaya Keynes Economics Correspondent at The Economist Wednesday 24th June KS4-5 / S3-6 Diversity in Economics- When you think of economist, who do you think of? Is it… a white man? Although as a profession economics has become (a bit) more diverse over the past few decades, economists are still more likely […]

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  • Scarlett Curtis & Saoirse Ronan on Feminism

    Scarlett Curtis & Saoirse Ronan on Feminism In May 2019, Scarlett Curtis, author of Feminists Don’t Wear Pink, and actress Saoirse Ronan visited a Dublin school to discuss what being a feminist means and the power that young people have in the fight for gender equality.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Feminism The following activities […]

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  • Michelle Obama On Education and Self-Belief

    Michelle Obama On Education & Self-Belief In December 2018 and to mark the publication of her memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama paid a special visit to students in Islington, London, to talk about empowerment through education and the importance of self-belief.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Self-belief The following activities give KS3-5 students the opportunity […]

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  • Yuval Noah Harari and Russell Brand on the future of work

    Yuval Noah Harari and Russell Brand on the future of work In the inaugural Penguin Talk, in September 2018, Professor Yuval Noah Harari joined comedian Russell Brand to discuss the changes and decisions which will impact young people in the not-so-distant future.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: The future of work The following activities […]

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