Upcoming Broadcasts

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 the links below. The Inspiration Team will host these events a few times a term for students to attend at home.

To view anonymously, click the on Broadcast link in the schedule below and select: (Watch on the web instead > Join anonymously). Watch how to join the Broadcast

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.

Should schools and educators wish to ask students to complete our Student Activity Sheet that can be viewed and downloaded here.

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

DATE: Monday 14th June

TIME: 10:00 – 11:00

YEAR GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6

Please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org to register for this Broadcast

Speaker: Elma Murray, Chair, Young Scot & Interim Chair, Accounts Commission for Scotland

Would you like to develop your leadership skills? Join us for a broadcast with Elma Murray OBE who will be speaking about the importance of young people having a voice. Elma is passionate about the vital role of public sector services to support local people and the most vulnerable in our communities. She has a specific focus on transformation, young people and children’s services, wellbeing and inclusive growth.

DATE: Monday 14th June

TIME: 14:00 – 15:00

YEAR GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6

Please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org to register for this Broadcast

 

Panel event with ‘Moving The Needle’: Julie Weir, Label Head at Music for Nations, Sony Music, Silvia Montello, Head of Operations, Audio Network; Co-Founder & Director of #remarQabl and Karen Emanuel, CEO of Key Production Group (physical production)

 

Are you interested in finding out about what it is like to work in the music industry? Find out about the role of women in the industry and the wealth of different types of jobs available!

DATE: Tuesday 15th June

TIME: 17:00 – 18:00

YEAR GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6

CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Panel event with The Grierson Trust: David Dehaney, Former Trustee and Creative Director of production company Proper Content (who made The School That Tried to End Racism) and Grierson DocLab Alumni, Rashida Josiah who is a freelance Senior Researcher for TV and worked on shows like First Dates and The Circle.

Interested in working in TV when you’re older? Want to know how to get into the industry, or hear more about how television and filmmaking can drive forward positive social change? Join us for a panel event with The Grierson Trust, a registered charity that exists to promote documentary filmmaking. The Grierson Trust celebrates the work of documentary-maker, John Grierson and runs Grierson DocLab training and mentoring programmes to help people progress in the industry. The organisation is also responsible for the annual British Documentary Awards, more fondly known as the Griersons.

Predict ’21 Campaign Broadcast

DATE: Wednesday 16th June

TIME: 11:00 – 12:00

YEAR GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6

Please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org to register for this Broadcast

Speaker: Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman, ITV

Join us for a broadcast with the chairman of ITV! We will be speaking to Sir Peter Bazalgette about the impact that technology is having on creativity and will be sharing his experiences of creating internationally successful TV formats.

DATE: Wednesday 16th June

TIME: 14:00 – 15:00

YEAR GROUP: KS3-5 / S1-6

Please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org to register for this Broadcast

Speaker: Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery

Calling all art fans! We’re excited to welcome Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Nicholas took up his position in spring 2015 following his role as Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Predict ’21 Campaign Broadcast

DATE: Thursday 17th June

TIME: 10:00 – 11:00

YEAR GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6

Please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org to register for this Broadcast

Speaker: Ed Couchman, General Manager, Snap Inc

Hear from the General Manager of Snap Inc! Ed is responsible for the business performance of Snapchat in the UK. He works with the world’s biggest brands and advertisers helping them understand how to communicate with and stand out to the Snapchat Generation. He will be speaking about the importance of having digital skills and the exciting variety of roles available in the industry. This is the perfect broadcast for our aspiring tech leaders!

Predict ’21 Campaign Broadcast

DATE: Tuesday 22nd June

TIME: 14:00 – 15:00

YEAR GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6

Please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org to register for this Broadcast

Speaker: Robert Elsey, CIO, Executive Director for Technology, Bank of England

What is Fintech? How is technology changing and developing in banking? How does the Bank of England stay safe from cyber-attacks? Robert Elsey, Executive Director for Technology and Chief Information Officer for the Bank of England will be answering all of our questions during our Predict ’21 Campaign Broadcast.

In Partnership with Penguin

DATE: Monday 5th July

TIME: 10:00 – 11:00 or 14:00 – 15:00

YEAR GROUP: KS5 / S6 Only

Please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the time that you would like to watch the broadcast

Speaker: Will Young, Pop Star, Actor and Author

Speakers for Schools are pleased to host a broadcast with Will Young, Pop Star, Actor and Author! Will is a leading voice in mental health awareness, particularly within the LGBTQ+ community. He will be speaking with a student about the issues covered in his new book ‘To be a Gay Man’, these include how Will has learnt to overcome gay shame and can now say he is gay and happy. This is a great opportunity to learn about the importance of self-acceptance and about some of the issues faced within the LGBTQ+ community.

Please note that this broadcast is strictly for a 16+ audience.