Speakers for Schools // Northern Ireland

Speakers for Schools – Wales


LEVELLING THE PLAYING FIELD FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF WALES

WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE GET THE BEST START TO THEIR CAREER JOURNEY

Speakers for Schools works with schools, colleges and employers from throughout Wales and the rest of the UK to provide:

  • Industry insights from leading professionals from every sector
  • Free high-quality immersive work experience
  • Free advice on the post-16 pathways available to young people

We are delighted to announce that we are an official partner of Careers Wales. Our partnership will make it easier for state secondary schools in Wales to access the support they need.

DISCOVER HOW WE CAN HELP YOU…

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I’M AN EMPLOYER

HOW CAN YOU HELP ME?

HOST ONLINE WORK EXPERIENCE

Engage with young people from state secondary schools and colleges across Wales and the rest of the UK by hosting VWEX placements.

  • Meets Education Authority Northern Ireland’s guidelines for best practice
  • Delivers against your ESG, CSR and DEI targets
  • Offers full safeguarding
  • 4 service levels available
  • 3 different varieties of VWEX available
  • Easy to implement and fully scalable
  • Out-of-hours customer support available

Find out more about our partnership with Careers Wales.

Information for employers

Gwybodaeth i gyflogwyr

OFFER ONLINE WORK EXPERIENCE TO YOUR STUDENTS

Help your students start their career journey and connect with employers through our immersive free VWEX.

  • Delivered in partnership with Careers Wales
  • Offer opportunities with local, national and UK-wide employers
  • Offers full safeguarding
  • 2 different varieties of VWEX available
  • Easy to implement and fully scalable
  • No cost to your school or to your parents

Find out more about our partnership with Careers Wales.

Information for schools

Gwybodaeth i Ysgolion

I’M AN EDUCATOR

HOW CAN YOU HELP ME?

INSPIRE YOUR STUDENTS TO AIM HIGHER

Access talks by hundreds of societal leaders and high-profile professionals to encourage your students to start aiming higher.

Help your students:

  • Listen to talks from expert speakers from the world of business, politics, entertainment, sport and more
  • Hear career insights from leaders in every industry
  • Pick up tips on what it takes to get started
  • Find out what it takes to succeed
  • Invite speakers to give Vtalks to your students

I’M A YOUNG PERSON

HOW CAN YOU HELP ME?

APPLY FOR ONLINE WORK EXPERIENCE

Try different jobs in real life through free VWEX so you can find the best fit for you.

  • Experience the world of work first-hand
  • Work with employers from Wales and across the UK
  • Gain an insight into different roles across a wide range of industries
  • Find out about the various career paths available
  • Build on your skills and improve your self-confidence
  • Get evidence of extra-curricular activities for your personal statement or CV
  • Meet senior professionals from leading UK organisations
  • Expand your network to include potential employers

GET INSPIRED TO AIM HIGHER

Listen to inspiring talks from hundreds of societal leaders and high-profile professionals and start aiming higher.

  • Free access to talks from expert speakers from the world of business, politics, entertainment, sport and more
  • Get career insights from leaders in every industry
  • Pick up tips on what it takes to get started
  • Find out what it takes to succeed