Speakers for Schools – Upcoming Live Broadcast

Start date: January 12, 2022
End date: February 2, 2022
Careers | Sixth Form

UPCOMING TALKS IN JANUARY

DATE SPEAKER INFO
Wed 12th January 10-10:45am Work/Life broadcast: Bruce Daisley, Author & Former Vice President for Europe, Twitter

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Want to improve your productivity whilst studying? Join us for a broadcast with Bruce Daisley, Former Vice President for Europe, Twitter. Bruce will be speaking about his experiences of working for technology firms such as Twitter and how he landed his first career role by taking a gamble and drawing a cartoon CV of his life! Bruce will also be sharing some top hacks for having a good Work/Life balance.

 

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Fri 14th January 10-10:45am Kate Bradley, Operations and Strategy Director, UK Athletics

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Are you interested in pursuing a career in sport? Join us for a broadcast with Kate Bradley to find out about her career journey, the importance of hard work, and some of the career opportunities in sport that you may have never heard about before!

 

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Mon 17th January 2-2:45pm Nigel Vardy, International Mountaineer, Author & Speaker

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

We are excited to host a broadcast with Nigel Vardy AKA Mr Frostbite! Join us to hear about Nigel’s experiences as a Mountaineer and his lessons in resilience. Nigel will also be speaking about the power of problem solving and taking risks.

 

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Tues 25th January 10-10:45am Tracey Cooper, Executive Producer, Riff Raff Films

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Are you interested in learning about Animation Production? Get your questions ready for our broadcast with Tracey Cooper. Tracey will be sharing industry insights and also reflecting on her top life lessons.

 

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Wed 26th January 10-10:45am Exclusive women in industry workshop with Mehreen Baig

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Join Mehreen Baig, TV presenter, podcast host, writer, activist and ex-teacher, on navigating the working world as a woman. Mehreen will talk about the challenges of being a woman in the media and education industries and give 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.

 

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Thurs 27th January 2-2:45pm Grayson Perry CBE, Artist

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

We are delighted to be hosting a broadcast Grayson Perry CBE. Grayson is one of Britain’s best-known contemporary artists and won the Turner prize in 2003.

 

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 UPCOMING TALK IN FEBRUARY

DATE SPEAKER INFO
Wed 2nd February 10-10:45am

 

 

 

Jonathan Foster, Chief Fire Officer, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Are you interested in working for the Fire Service? Join us for a broadcast with Jonathan Foster to find out about his inspirational journey to becoming Chief Fire Officer for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Jonathan will be sharing some of his main life lessons and he is looking forward to answering your questions.

 

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National Teen Book Club

  • Our four-week National Teen Book Club programme begins on January 19th, 3-30-4.30pm, and gives students the opportunity to: 
    • Meet the UK’s top writers, literary agents and journalists, including Kit De Waal, champion of working class writers; Jo Unwin, literary agent to Charlie Brooker and Richard Ayoade; and Jon Day, who is a Booker Prize judge and teaches English and Creative Writing and Kings College London.
    • Become a published author themselves ­– and win masterclasses from top writers and literary agents.
    • Engage in activities and conversations online with students from across the UK, related to the book we’ll read together.

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From all of us at Speakers for Schools, we hope your students enjoy the live broadcasts programme!

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