Tag: Inspiring action
24 March, 2023
Develop Your Leadership Skills With Captain Polly Marsh, Royal Military Sandhurst & Garth Miller, Airline Captain, Leadership Consultant, Speaker, Company Director, High Altitude Mountaineer, Veteran, Quantico
Thursday 23rd March KS3-5 / S1-6 In this fantastic broadcast, we hear from Captain Polly Marsh and Mountainer and Veteran Garth Miller, as they talk about their life experiences and how it has led them to be better leaders. From techniques to tales from our speakers, watch this broadcast to get inspired about leadership.
10 February, 2023
Youth Activism With Mikaela Loach, EnvironmentalistYouth Activism With
Friday 10th February KS3-5 / S1-6 Join us and 24 year old Mikala Loach, as she talks to us about her new book, IT’S NOT THAT RADICAL!: Climate Action To Transform Our World. Mikaela is a freelance writer about all things sustainability, ethical-living, refugee rights & intersectional activism. she is based in Edinburgh, where she studies medicine, she is passionate about collectively combatting the climate crisis. In this broadcast, you will get a chance to ask her about her thought on the current climate and find out ways you can have a bigger positive impact.
6 June, 2022
Volunteer Week: Power of Youth with Matthew Reed and Ian Adams
06/06/2022 Matthew Reed and Ian Adams KS 3-5 / S 1-6 Where can volunteering take you? Join us to learn about the possibilities and opportunities that volunteering brings and how to make the most out of your volunteering experiences. We will also be sharing exciting news about how you can get involved with volunteering opportunities with Speakers for Schools!
27 April, 2022
WWF Green Skills Broadcast – Every Career Can Be Green
27/04/2022 WWF Panel KS 4-5 / S 4-6 Learn all about how sustainable skills can help your career pathway and the planet in this panel talk by the World Wildlife Fund.
25 April, 2022
Hugo Tagholm – Chief Executive, Surfers Against Sewage – Green Skills Broadcast
25/04/2022 Hugo Tagholm KS 3-5 / S 1-6 Are you interested in learning about the work being done to end sewage pollution? Join us for a broadcast with Hugo Tagholm, Chief Executive, Surfers Against Sewage to find out about how they are working to create a thriving ocean and how your school can get involved!
26 January, 2022
Mehreen Baig – TV Presenter, Podcast Host, Writer, Activist & Ex-Teacher
26/01/2022 Mehreen Baig KS 3-5 / S 1-6 Join Mehreen Baig, TV presenter, podcast host, writer, activist and ex-teacher, on navigating the working world as a woman. Mehreen talks about the challenges of being a woman in the media and education industries and gives her honest advice to the next generation. If you want to pursue a career in media, education, activism or still not sure – this workshop is for you.
6 July, 2021
Dr Rebecca Hall – Author and Professor
06/07/21 Dr Rebecca Hall KS5 ONLY Join our broadcast in partnership with Penguin. We’re excited to welcome Dr Hall, Professor and Author of the book, Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts. Dr Hall discusses some of the key topics from her book which will include the impact that slave revolts had on ending the slave trade and why women’s roles in slave revolts have been erased in history.
5 July, 2021
Will Young – Pop Star, Actor and Author (Session 2)
Viewer Discretion Advised, Content Warning: We recommend that viewers are 16+ as this broadcast highlights the impact of gay shame and homophobia on mental health which some students may find distressing. 05/07/21 Will Young KS5 ONLY 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. During this broadcast, Will was interviewed by Lily from Richmond Park Academy about the issues covered in his new book ‘To be a Gay Man’, these include how Will has learnt to overcome […]
Will Young – Pop Star, Actor and Author (Session 1)
Viewer Discretion Advised, Content Warning: We recommend that viewers are 16+ as this broadcast highlights the impact of gay shame and homophobia on mental health which some students may find distressing. 05/07/21 Will Young KS5 ONLY 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. During this broadcast, Will was interviewed by Khushi from Oasis Academy Hadley about the issues covered in his new book ‘To be a Gay Man’, these include how Will has learnt to overcome […]
14 June, 2021
Elma Murray OBE – Chair, Young Scot & Interim Chair, Accounts Commission for Scotland
14/06/21 Elma Murray KS 4 – 5/S 4 – 5 Would you like to develop your leadership skills? Hear from Elma Murray OBE 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.