Upcoming Broadcasts

Speakers for Schools is excited to present its weekly broadcast schedule! This schedule will be updated regularly and talks will be targeted to different age groups and is accessible via signing up to the registration from links below. registration closes at 12pm the day before the broadcast date – links are then sent out by email that afternoon.

Tips on participating in the Broadcast

To access the talks, links should be opened in a browser that is not Internet Explorer and students should join the live event anonymously, there is no need to create a login. 

Students wishing to see subtitles for the broadcast can turn on via the panel on the right hand side of the screen. 

Further guidance on how to access talks can be found here.

Questions for speakers can be submitted via Q+A Function during the talk which will be made live for students to submit questions. The questions submitted will be moderated by a member of the SFS team and approved if relevant.

We send out the join link to our broadcasts the day before. Should you require the join link earlier, please email schools@speakersforschools.org


MY CAREER JOURNEY WITH Christine Hodgson, Chairperson, Severn Trent & Former Chairman, Capgemini

Date: Friday 2nd December

Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Age Group: KS4-5 / S4-6

Join us and hear from Christine Hodgson as she talks about her career and what it’s like to be a woman in leadership and more.

Click here to register


Educating on TikTok with Dr Karan Raj, NHS Surgeon and TikTok star

Date: Monday 5th December

Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Tune in and listen to our interview with Dr. Karan Raj (@Drkaranj on TikTok with over 5 million views) about his career journey and how he became Tiktok famous! Using TikTok as a platform to inform, educate and spread awareness about many different topics, answering unusual medical questions through stitched videos – from myth-busting hangover cures to the importance of quality sleep. Join us to get your TikTok medical questions answered.

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My CAREER IN LAW WITH Peter Leathem, Chief Executive Officer, PPL (Phonographic Performance Limited)

Date: Wednesday 7th December

Time: 2:00 – 2:45

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Join us and we listen to Peter Leathem deliver a talk about his career journey – starting at school and moving up to when he became a CEO. Peter has had a long career in law and specialises in the music industry. He will also talk about how being a lawyer enabled him to develop a business career outside of the law.

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Insight into a recording company with Chris Scott, General Manager, Domino Recording Company

Date: Monday 12th December

Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Age Group: KS4-5 / S1-6

Chris has worked in the recorded music business for nearly 20 years and is the General Manager at Domino Recording Company, home to artists such as Arctic Monkeys, Wet Leg, Franz Ferdinand, Hot Chip, and Jon Hopkins, amongst others.

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Crime and Justice – Crime Prevention with Dr Angela Herbert MBE, Transformational Coach & Chair, Violent Crime Prevention Board

Date: Thursday 15th December

Time: 10:00-10:45

Age Group: KS4-5 / S4-6

Join us as we interview Dr Angela Herbert MB, who has had a career in the Criminal Justice System for over 37 years. She seeks to prevent young people from encountering the criminal justice system and support those who are in its clutches to access hope, equity, and employment. Get a chance to ask questions about crime prevention, how we can improve our prison systems, career opportunities in the criminal justice service and why we should apply.

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Screenwriting Now! Phil Parker, Screenwriter, and Co-Founder, BCre8ive

Date: Wednesday 11th January

Time: 2:00 – 2:45

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Phil Parker is also one of Europe’s leading content development consultants – productions include ‘Wallace and Gromit – Curse of the Were Rabbit’ ; ‘Terry Prachett’s – Hogfather’ and “Bach In Brazil’ for Disney International. Phil is also co-founder of BCre8ive, an online content development network and consultation body and He founded the UK’s most successful screenwriting course.

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Richard Walker, Managing Director, Iceland

Date: Thursday 12th January

Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

More details to be confirmed…

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POSTPONED – KAREN BLACKETT OBE, PRESIDENT, WPP AND CHAIRWOMAN, MEDIACOM UK

Date: Monday 16th January

Time: 10:00-10:45

Age Group: KS4-5 / S4-6

We are delighted to be working with Media and Advertising leader, Karen Blackett OBE on a broadcast. Watch this space for more details!

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Insight Into Design with Alice Rawsthorn, Design Critic and Author, New York Times

Date: Tuesday 17th January

Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Age Group: KS3-5

Alice Rawsthorn OBE is a British design critic and author. Her books include Design as an Attitude and Hello World: Where Design Meets Life. In this broadcast, we will be talking to Alice about her career and the future of design

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From Acting to Podcasting with Luke Franks, Author, Actor, and Podcast Host

Date: Thursday 19th January

Time: 10:00-10:45

Age Group: KS4-5 / S4-6

More Details TBC

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postponed – WORLD CUP OF CAREERS BROADCAST WITH Cheryl Foster, Teacher and Women’s EURO Referee

Cheryl Foster, Teacher and Women’s EURO Referee

Date: Monday 30th January

We are excited to host Cheryl Foster, Teacher and Women’s EURO Referee for a broadcast as part of our World Cup of Careers.

Time: 1:45 – 2:30

Age Group: KS4-5 / S4-6

Click here to register


NATIONAL CAREERS WEEK BROADCASTS – MY CAREER WITH…

Date: 6th March – 10th March

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Speakers for Schools are excited to announce our series of broadcasts as part of National Careers Week 2023.

Our broadcasts will feature a range of Industry Leaders and Experts sharing their career journeys and industry insights with their audience.

So far, we have award winning Architect Amanda Levete, Principal Architect, AL A and Matt Griffiths, CEO, The National Foundation for Youth Music. Watch this space for more additions to our series of talks!


Any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us on: inspiration@speakersforschools.org