Tag: Industry Insights

  • Sereena Abbassi

    Viewer Discretion Advised, Content Warning: This video mentions and discusses suicide, abuse and violence which some students may find distressing.  SEREENA ABBASSI Worldwide Head of Culture & Inclusion, M&C Saatchi DATE: Wednesday 13th May, 2pm AGE GROUP: KS3 / S1 – 3 Sereena’s talk focused on her journey of overcoming barriers and obstacles to get to […]

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  • Lady Nicola Mendelsohn

    LADY NICOLA MENDELSOHN Vice President for EMEA, Facebook DATE: Wednesday 13th May, 10am AGE GROUP: KS 3, 4 & 5 / S1 – 6 Lady Nicola Mendelsohn joined SFS to discuss how she got to work at Facebook and her top tips for career success for young people.

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  • simon meller


    Simon Mellor VTALK from Speakers for Schools on Vimeo. SIMON MELLOR Deputy Chief Executive – Arts & Culture, Arts Council England * DATE: Tuesday 12th May, 10am * AGE GROUP: KS4 – 5 / S4 – 6 What types of skills and qualities do you need for a career in the creative sector? Simon Mellor, Deputy Chief […]

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        ELIZABETH DESMOND Deputy CEO and Global CIO of Mondrian Investment Partners Limited * DATE: Monday 11th May, 10am * AGE GROUP: KS5 / S5 – 6 ‘Be a Dragon in the Dragon’s Den’ – this session ran in collaboration with the charity GAIN and focused on why investment can be a great career option. Targeted […]

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  • Kathleen Alder

      Managing Director, WildKat PR * DATE: Tuesday 5th May, 10am * AGE GROUP: KS3/ S1 – 2 Kathleen’s talk with 11-13 year olds will focus on her journey to setting up her own business, sharing some of the challenges she had to overcome and opportunities she made the most of.

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      Award Winning International Creative Director * DATE: Monday 4th May, 2pm * AGE GROUP: KS 3, 4 & 5 & S1 – 6 Carl’s talk will focus on fake news, how to spot it and will share a practical checklist you can use to assess whether what you’re seeing on socials or in the media is […]

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      Vice President for Europe, Spotify * DATE: Tuesday 28th April – 10am * AGE GROUP: KS4 – S4-6 Marco will be interviewed by SFS and answer questions submitted by students on topics ranging from creating your CV, getting your foot in the door for work experience or a job, developing your personal brand and practical tips […]

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    Lead Director, BBC News * DATE: Monday 27th April – 10am * AGE GROUP: KS4-5 / S4-6 Ever wondered what it takes to make news programmes? Richard Murrell will explore with students what a Broadcaster does and what you might expect from the job role. Download the Session Q&A’s

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    DAVID MORRISSEY Actor and Director * DATE: Thursday 23rd April – 2pm * AGE GROUP: KS3-5 / S1-6 David gives a short introduction to his career, he then is interviewed by SFS before answering questions from students!   Download the lesson plan prepared by Paul Denton from Sutton Grammar School  

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  • Paul Williams

    All clips being shown as part of this presentation are courtesy of the BBC and remain BBC copyright.   PAUL WILLIAMS Producer, BBC Natural History Unit DATE STREAMED: Wednesday 22nd April – 10am AGE GROUP: KS3 / S1-2 Paul gives his insights to students on the work of a Wildlife Producer for TV. He explores with KS3 […]

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