Upcoming Broadcasts: Engaging School Events & Talks

Upcoming Broadcasts

Speakers for Schools is excited to present its weekly broadcast schedule! This schedule will be updated regularly and talks will be targeted to different age groups are accessible via signing up using the registration from links below. registration closes at 12pm the day before the broadcast date – links are then sent out by email that afternoon.

Tips on participating in the Broadcast

To access the talks, links should be opened in a browser that is not Internet Explorer and students should join the live event anonymously, there is no need to create a log in. 

Students wishing to see subtitles for the broadcast can turn them on via the panel on the right-hand side of the screen. 

Further guidance on how to access talks can be found here.

Questions for speakers can be submitted via Q+A Function during the talk which will be made live for students to submit questions. The questions submitted will be moderated by a member of the SFS team and approved if relevant.

We send out the join link to our broadcasts the day before. Should you require the join link earlier, please email broadcasts@speakersforschools.org


INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT WITH VICTORIA MONK, SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR AT CSM SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT

Date: Tuesday 04th June

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

"More than half of girls in the UK will drop out of sport by the time they reach 17" Victoria Monk has built her career in sports and aims to create platforms that will inspire more girls and women to get into sport. She’s also part of There She Rows, a team of 4 who became the fastest ever British women to row across the Atlantic Ocean in 39 days, 12 hours and 25 minutes. We dive into the world of sport and entertainment in this session and uncover what a career in this industry can look like.

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT WITH VIRGINIA RAMMOU, HEAD OF ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY AT MACKINTOSH SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Date: Wednesday 05th June

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

Virginia is a registered architect and an academic with a career spanning over two decades teaching in Higher Education. She is currently Head of Architectural Technology at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow. Learn more about her career & focus on interlinking architecture, health and wellbeing in this Industry Spotlight and how these topics are influenced by social, cultural and economic factors.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL LITERACY WITH DAVID SPROUL, CHAIRMAN, STARLING BANK

Date: Thursday 06th June

Time: 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Join us for an engaging broadcast featuring David Sproul, Chairman of Starling Bank, as we explore the significance of financial literacy. Geared towards students, this session will delve into essential money management skills, empowering young minds to navigate the complexities of personal finance confidently. Covering budgeting basics and understanding the importance of saving, students will gain invaluable insights. Don't miss this opportunity to take control of your financial journey!

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A CAREER IN RUINS? WORKING IN HISTORY AND HERITAGE WITH ANNA KEAY, DIRECTOR, THE LANDMARK TRUST

Date: Monday 10th June

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Love history? Have a look at the career of an architectural historian! From uncovering hidden stories within historic structures to preserving cultural heritage, discover the rich tapestry of opportunities within this captivating field. Whether you're passionate about history, design, or storytelling, join us as Anna shares her expertise and offers invaluable insights into her journey. Don't miss this chance to explore the past and shape the future through the lens of architecture!

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT WITH NIVE SIVANATHAN, AEROSPACE CYBER SECURITY CERTIFICATION SPECIALIST

Date: Tuesday 11th June

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

Learn more about the Aviation industry as we hear from Niv Sivanathan and his experiences working in Cyber Security & the Civil Aviation Authority. There will be a chance to hear about his career journey so far, the expectations that come with pursing a job in the Aviation industry and skills needed.

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BUILDING JOB SKILLS NOT JUST STUDYING WITH KAREN BACH, CHAIRMAN, AMINO TECHNOLOGIES & NON-EXEC DIRECTOR (MULTI-SECTOR)

Date: Wednesday 12th June

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Ready to boost your career skills and stand out in the tech world and beyond? Join us for an exciting session with Karen Bach. Karen will share her inspiring journey and the essential skills that fueled her success, like adaptability, problem-solving, teamwork, and communication. Don’t miss this chance to gain real-world insights, develop crucial non-academic skills, and be inspired by Karen's diverse experiences. Get ready to supercharge your career!

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INSIGHTS INTO AVIATION AND AEROSPACE WITH STUART RANKIN

Date: Wednesday 12th June

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

In this Industry Spotlight, we'll cover different avenues of Engineering as well as discuss the career pathways into the Aviation and Aerospace with Stuart Rankin who works with the Civil Aviation Authority specialising in Communication, Navigation and Surveillance. Learn about how aviation in the UK works plus the future of flight!

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, EQUALITY: CELEBRATING PRIDE AND SCREEN CAREERS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH INTO FILM & BAFTA

Date: Thursday 13th June

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Calling all aspiring creatives wanting to work in the screen industries. Dive into a world of inspiration and inclusion with an exciting online event hearing from a panel of experts working in the industry. Stay tuned for more details as we unveil our speakers.  Whether you’re passionate about visual storytelling or simply eager to explore the diverse tapestry of voices in the creative industries, this broadcast will ignite your imagination as we celebrate Pride and creativity together.

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT WITH NADINE PFEIFER, SENIOR MANAGER IN THE NHS AND FOUNDER OF APP, HOPSTAIR

Date: Tuesday 18th June

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

During this session, we will hear from Nadine Pfeifer on how she started her entrepreneurial journey from scratch and is now the founder of HopStair, a platform for confidence building. We will unpack the process and feelings of starting out in an industry with little to no experience and how to navigate through the challenges and benefits this brings.

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PAIRING CREATIVITY AND YOUR CAREER WITH KIO BRIGGS

Date: Thursday 20th June

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

Being a creative can really benefit you in your career, there a multiple transferrable skills that can be used in more than just the creative industry. Learn how artist and entrepreneur, Kio Briggs, launched his career from a love of fine art.

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WHEN PUPPETEERING MEETS ANIMATION HELD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH INDUSTRIAL, LIGHTS AND MAGIC

Date: Friday 21st June

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

More details coming soon ...

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EXPLORING PATHWAYS IN MARKETING WITH SOWMYA PULLE AT SHARED SERVICES CONNECTED LTD

Date: Monday 24th June

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

Listen to Sowmya Pulle, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager at SSCL, detail her unconventional choice to choose a life in drama, journalism, TV and marketing over her Southern Indian family’s desire for their daughters to go to university and follow a ‘professional’ career pathway.

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ADVOCACY AND PRIDE WITH DR CARL AUSTIN-BEHAN OBE DL, FORMER LGBT ADVISOR TO MAYOR OF MANCHESTER & RAF VETERAN

Date: Wednesday 26th June

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Meet Carl, Manchester’s LGBTQ+ Community Ambassador, on a mission to champion diversity, equality, & inclusion. Despite his excellent service record, he faced discrimination & was among the last to be discharged from the RAF in 1997 due to his sexuality. Undeterred, he has become an advocate, committed to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals. Discover the power of advocacy from Carl's journey & why it's crucial in shaping a more inclusive society - be inspired to make a difference

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BEYOND THE GLAM: DEBUNKING MYTHS OF THE MAKEUP WORLD WITH KATIE STEDMAN, DIRECTOR, THE MAKEUP MAKEUP, CONTRACT MANAGER, BBC PARTNER (BBC NEWS)

Date: Thursday 27th June

Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Are you fascinated by the world of makeup? Do you wonder about the secrets behind the beauty industry? Join us for this broadcast aiming to unravel the truths and myths surrounding makeup. This is a unique opportunity to learn from Katie’s extensive experience and gain insights into what really goes on in the world of beauty in the TV and film industry.

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UNLOCKING OPPORTUNITY IN ACTING AND VOLUNTEERING WITH RACHEL GRANT, ACTRESS AND TV PRESENTER

Date: Monday 01st July

Time: 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Meet Rachel, actor, entrepreneur, and former Bond Girl. Passionate about business, film, and stage, she empowers students by sharing lessons from her diverse experiences. Get inspired by Rachel's insights on the importance of work experience and volunteering in building a fulfilling career, confidence, and a positive mindset. Discover her acting journey and the realities and rewards of pursuing an acting career.

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT WITH ALAN JONES, JOURNALIST AT PA MEDIA

Date: Tuesday 02nd July

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

Ever wondered how many routes you can take into journalism or what the industry looks like? Find out through this Industry Spotlight with Alan Jones as he takes us through his own experiences and the pathway he took into the Journalism world.

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MY CAREER WORKING IN STEM: WORKING IN LABORATORY MEDICINE WITH DAVID HOLT, EMERITUS PROFESSOR OF BIOANALYTICS

Date: Wednesday 03rd July

Time: 02:00 pm - 02:45 pm

Age Group: KS4-5 / S4-6

Professor Holt will share his extensive experience and journey in laboratory medicine. Discover what it has been like to take part in developing life-saving medicines and the impact this work has on improving healthcare. If your curious about STEM careers, this broadcast offers a unique opportunity to learn from a distinguished expert in bioanalytics. Don't miss this chance to explore the world of laboratory medicine and its crucial role in helping people live healthier lives.

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NAVIGATING THE TRADING AND PHARMACY INDUSTRY WITH SOPHIE BULLIVANT AND JEFF LAW AT LINCOLNSHIRE CO-OP

Date: Thursday 04th July

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

The Co-operative caters to many customers a year in various ways, we’re focus in on a few on these during this Industry Spotlight with Sophie Bullivant, Engagement Advisor and Jeff Law, Pharmacy Training Lead. Discover different roles and pathways into the trading industry and learn what a day in the life of a pharmacist looks like.

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INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT WITH HELEN CHAPMAN, BARRISTER AND PART TIME JUDGE

Date: Monday 08th July

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

Discover more about the world of Law with this Industry Spotlight Talk. We’re joined by Helen Chapman, Barrister and part time Judge, as she shares her experiences getting into Criminal Law and the different pathways she’s taken to get to where she is today. We’ll also talk about how to navigate this industry and its expectations as a woman and a parent.

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UNCOVERING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE/SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH MARCO NDRECAJ AT SSCL

Date: Wednesday 10th July

Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Age Group: KS3-5/S1-6

Listen to Marco Ndrecaj, Director of Contact Centre Services at SSCL, share his journey from being a young teenager with English as a new language, starting his first job as a pot washer being inspired by businessmen in suits to drive him to where he is today.

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DARING TO EXPLORE: INSIGHTS FROM WORLD-RENOWNED ADVENTURER LEVISON WOOD, BRITISH EXPLORER AND CAPT. POLLY MARSH, CEO, THE ULYSSES TRUST

Date: Monday 15th July

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery? Don't miss this broadcast with world-renowned explorer, writer, & photographer, Levison Wood. Known for his epic expeditions across the globe, like walking the length of the Nile and trekking through the Himalayas, Levison will share his incredible stories & insights into the transformative power of challenge & adventure. Don't miss out on this opportunity to hear from one of the world's greatest adventurers!

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UNDERSTANDING THE OFFICIAL CHARTS AND SUPPORTING THE UK MUSIC SCENE WITH CHRIS TAMS, DIRECTOR OF INDEPENDENT MEMBERS AND INTERNATIONAL, BPI

Date: Tuesday 16th July

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Age Group: KS3-5 / S1-6

Chris is the Director of Membership and International at BPI – A trade association for the UK’s record companies and is the representative voice of British recorded music. They are the creators of the iconic BRIT Awards,  the Mercury Prize and UK Charts. This event is perfect for young individuals passionate about music, to hear from a expert about the inner workings of the music business, the importance of industry representation, and the impact of music on society.

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If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: broadcasts@speakersforschools.org