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Thanks to the individuals and organisations that help us in supporting state schools and young people, through ensuring top industry leaders give their time, supporting resources, links with education and beyond.

Education and Employers Charity (Sister Charity)

Is an independent charity launched in October 2009 and a sister charity to Speakers for Schools. Its aim is to ensure that every school and college has an effective partnership with employers which provides young people with the information and opportunities they need to help them achieve their potential.

30% Club

The 30% Club is a group of business leaders committed to achieving better gender balance at all levels of organisations to make them more effective. Their goal is for 30% women to form boards by 2015 and have helped ensure their key membership are giving their time in state schools.

Association of School and College Leaders

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is a professional association and trade union in Britain which speaks exclusively for secondary school and college leaders.


BAFTA is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.


The CBI is the UK’s premier business lobbying organisation, providing a voice for employers at a national and international level, from FTSE 100 companies to start ups, and trade associations.

Creative Industries Federation

The Creative Industries Federation is the national membership organisation for the public arts, cultural education and creative industries. The Federation has helped ensure the creative industry leaders are participating and represented in the SFS network.

Fair Education Alliance

The Fair Education Alliance is a coalition of over 100 organisations working together to end educational inequality. Our vision is of an education system where no child’s educational success is limited by their socio-economic background. We help our members achieve more together than they can alone to drive the change disadvantaged children need.

Founders of the Future

Founders of the Future’s mission is to build a world-class pool of diverse and exceptional entrepreneurial talent who will build tomorrow’s high impact sustainable startups. They do this by building a suite of programmes, events and tools to support aspiring entrepreneurs in every step of their journey to become tech founders. This year, we are working in partnership to strengthen state school links to the world of enterprise, entrepreneurship and ensure their students have access to expert insights and inspirational content.


Our work with Google UK and Ireland allows us to reach out to wide student audiences with our events via Google’s live streaming platforms. See our work with Google here: https://vimeo.com/119951231#at=0

Imperial Consulting Group

The Imperial Consulting Group is an Imperial College student association offering a range of pro-bono consulting services to small and large businesses, charities and more through the expertise of students from all levels of Imperial’s courses e.g. MBA, PhD, postgraduate and undergraduate. ICG has assisted SFS with in-depth education deprivation metric analysis to support delivery work of the charity.

Inspiring the Future

Inspiring the Future is our sister programme run by Education and Employers, which connects state schools with employers and people from the world of work to volunteer in careers activities and days.

Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain and is one of the world’s largest producers of maps, operating since 1791. They provide maps for business, leisure and educational uses.


Whether it’s at home, in the classroom, or in the workplace, learning is a never-ending road of discovery, challenge, inspiration, and wonder. At Pearson, we create tools that provide opportunities for learners at every stage of their journey. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.


PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network. It is the largest professional services firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors.

Teach First

Teach First trains and supports new teachers to work in primary and secondary schools serving low-income communities across the UK, with the goal of ending educational inequality.


Times Education Supplement is the world’s largest online network of teachers and a trusted voice in education. Our work with TES allows us to reach wider teacher and student networks with our events.

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