Tag: experience

  • Nadhim Zahawi – Secretary of State for Education

    10/03/2022 Nadhim Zahawi KS 4-5  /  S 4-6 The Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi, speaks to students at Sheffield Park Academy on the importance of work experience and the options available after leaving education. Nadhim also shares challenges he has overcome and life advice.

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  • Bentley and Speakers for Schools successfully launch digital work experience programme

    Bentley and Speakers for Schools successfully launch digital work experience programme School to deliver virtual work experience programme The “Insight Day” initiative is supported by volunteers from Bentley’s colleague diversity networks Goal is to provide students from across the country with insights into STEM careers and opportunities within the automotive sector Over 500 places available […]

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  • Dstl holds first ever virtual work experience sessions

    Dstl holds first ever virtual work experience sessions More than 60 pupils from across the UK have applied to take part in the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s very first virtual work experience placements. Source – Gov.uk – 29 March 2021 Students aged 14 to 19 will take part in sessions which will run over […]

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  • Jo Cox Foundation: Work experience blog

    Source – The Jo Cox Foundation, 9th February 2021 Jessica, aged 18 from City and Islington College, joined The Jo Cox Foundation at the beginning of July in 2020 for a work experience placement with Speakers for Schools and through their S4SNextGen programme. Jessica has written a short account of her experience: I completed a […]

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  • A closer look into Experience Nursing

    In January 2021, Speakers for Schools and the Perceptions of Nursing team who work with NHS England and NHS Improvement teamed up to show young people what a career in nursing is actually like. Together we have opened the door for over 1,350 young people to find out more about nursing through virtual work experience. […]

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  • National Apprenticeship Week 2021: Speakers for Schools and The London Progression Collaboration

    The theme of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week is ‘Build the Future’, a mantra that encourages us to think broadly about how can work with young people at different stages of developing talent and meet the UK’s skills needs. Rightly, focus during this week will be directed at employers who are driving impact through their […]

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  • Green Skills Week 2021

    Green Skills Week 2021 Speakers for Schools is teaming up with Britain’s most environmentally focused employers to tackle the unemployment crisis and future-proof the next generation in a post-COVID economy. To coincide with the UK Prime Minister’s announcement for a Green Industrial Revolution, Speakers for Schools is launching a campaign to introduce young people to […]

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  • Speakers for Schools launches Green Skills Week to kickstart the Green Industrial Revolution

    Speakers for Schools is teaming up with Britain’s most environmentally focused employers to tackle the unemployment crisis and future-proof the next generation in a post-COVID economy. To coincide with the UK Prime Minister’s announcement for a Green Industrial Revolution, Speakers for Schools is launching a campaign to introduce young people to Green Skills as future […]

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