Tag: Work Experience

  • Government and private sector can support Levelling-Up through virtual work experience

    Government and private sector can support Levelling-Up through virtual work experience Pandemic sparked rapid rise of virtual work placements Social mobility charity Speakers for School delivered 56,000 virtual placements in 2020/21, yet the overall proportion of schools organising work experience during pandemic fell from 57% to 39% The charity is calling for the government to […]

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    Why virtual work experience placements really work

    Why virtual work experience placements really work Originally featured in the Liverpool Law Society magazine in November 2021 Conditions since March 2020 inevitably reduced the opportunities for young people to engage with employers through traditional work experience. But whilst the pandemic created many challenges, it also acted as a catalyst for change. Virtual Work Experience […]

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  • How I became a published author

    How I became a published author – Ellie aged 14, from Surrey What would you do if I told you that there was a virtual work experience out there for teenagers aged 14-19, that involves reading, writing and chatting? If the very prospect of something like this gets you excited, then the National Teen Book […]

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  • Gyrfa Cymru yn gweithio mewn partneriaeth â Speakers for Schools i gynnig profiad gwaith i bob ysgol wladol yng Nghymru

    Gyrfa Cymru yn gweithio mewn partneriaeth â Speakers for Schools i gynnig profiad gwaith i bob ysgol wladol yng Nghymru   Heddiw, mae Gyrfa Cymru a’r elusen symudedd cymdeithasol Speakers for Schools yn cyhoeddi partneriaeth genedlaethol newydd, a fydd yn sicrhau bod cyfleoedd profiad gwaith a sgyrsiau ysbrydoledig am yrfaoedd ar gael i bob myfyriwr […]

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  • Careers Wales partners with Speakers for Schools to offer work experience to every state school in Wales

    Careers Wales partners with Speakers for Schools to offer work experience to every state school in Wales Careers Wales and leading social mobility charity Speakers for Schools today announces a nationwide partnership, making work experience opportunities and inspirational talks available to students in Wales aged 11-19 and in state education. In a bid to help […]

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  • Amplifying the voices of young people through our research

    Making Up for Lost Time: Introducing the Latest Research Report by Speakers for Schools   Download the Report (PDF) Download the Report (PDF) The start of a new academic year has traditionally signalled an exciting time of transition as many young people head to new destinations to continue their academic studies or enter the world of work […]

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  • Why increasing brand loyalty and social impact among Gen Z is so important for your brand

    Why increasing brand loyalty and social impact among Gen Z is so important for your brand Getting your brand on young people’s radar with discounts is great, but to build trust and brand loyalty on a deeper level, you need to empower them to do more than simply save money on their shopping. Leading social […]

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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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  • Yougov Speakers for Schools Poll of MPs, business & young people

    Leading Youth Charities join forces to solve the biggest post pandemic barriers for young people Speakers for Schools, UK Youth and Young Enterprise come together in a historic partnership to launch, ‘Youth Card’, the social mobility app packed with thousands of career preparing opportunities.    This means the Youth Card is packed with thousands […]

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  • 11,000 tech-related work experience places available for UK students

    11,000 tech-related work experience places available for UK students Social mobility charity Speakers for Schools is teaming up with 113 leading employers to provide 11,000 students with tech-related work experience placements across the UK. Launching between 21st to 25th June 2021, Speakers for Schools’ new campaign Predict ’21 will highlight the opportunities technology can bring, […]

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