The schedule for live broadcasts w/c 21st June- free from Speakers for Schools

June 21, 2021 - July 5, 2021

Here is next week’s full Live Broadcasts Schedule. It is Predict ’21 week so we will be hearing from experts in the field of technology as they showcase the breadth of roles and career choices that the technology-enabled workplace of the future can offer.

Please note that you have to register in advance.

Live broadcasts are a great way for students to hear directly from leading figures from a range of industries, and have the opportunity to ask questions via a moderated Q&A.

WEEK COMMENCING 21st JUNE

 

DATE SPEAKER INFO
Tues 22nd June 2-3pm

 

Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Robert Elsey, CIO, Executive Director for Technology, Bank of England

 

For K4-5/ S4-6

What is Fintech? How is technology changing and developing in banking? How does the Bank of England stay safe from cyber-attacks? Robert Elsey, Executive Director for Technology and Chief Information Officer for the Bank of England will be answering all of our questions during our Predict ’21 Campaign Broadcast.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Thurs 24th June 10-11am

 

Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Nicolas Cary, Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, blockchain.com

 

For KS4-5/ S4-6

What is Cryptocurrency? What is Blockchain technology and how does it work? How do companies use blockchain.com for cybersecurity? Nicolas Cary, a serial entrepreneur, and lifelong technologist will be answering our questions and sharing his predictions for the future!

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Thurs 24th June 2-3pm

 

Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Leigh Thomas, Director, Global Clients and Categories, EMEA, Facebook

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Join us for a broadcast with the Director of Global Categories and Clients for Facebook! Leigh leads the categories of Cars, eCommerce, and FMGC at Facebook, helping partners with their digital marketing and business transformation, across Instagram, Facebook, and Whatsapp.  Leigh is passionate about gender equality and is a WACL executive (Women in Communications and Marketing London).  She is also a board trustee for Pennies, the award-winning charity that raises millions for charities across the UK through digital microdonations.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

 

 Advance Registration

Tues 29th June 2-3pm

 

Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Tom Hulme, General Partner & Head of Europe, GV (Google Ventures)

 

For KS3-5/ S1-6

How can technology improve the way social challenges are solved? How can we use technology to ensure we are making a positive impact on the world? Join us for a broadcast with Tom Hulme, who will be speaking about the work of GV and sharing his experiences of how technology has enabled him to focus on social impact.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

Thurs 1st July 10-11am

 

Anne Longfield OBE, The Times Education Commissioner & Independent Chair, Learning Disability and Autism Children and Young People’s Steering Group for the NHS

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Join us for a broadcast with Anne Longfield OBE, who has advocated to boost children’s life chances throughout her career and is a panel member of The Times Education Commission. Anne will be speaking about the importance of being proud of where you are from and having a voice. Anne is looking forward to answering your questions!

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

 

Tues 6th July 10-11am Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Ann Cairns, Exec Vice Chair, Mastercard

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

What is 5G and what does it mean for the future of our planet? What are some of the exciting new developments in AI? Ann will be answering our questions during our Predict ’21 Broadcast and will be addressing some of the misconceptions that we may have about careers in technology.

 

To register for this event, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students you would like to attend, and you will be sent the link to join.

 

This broadcast is strictly for a 16+ audience and he will be interviewed by a student followed by a student Q&A session.

Mon 5th July 10am-11am and

2-3pm

In Partnership with Penguin:

Will Young, Pop Star, Actor and Author

 

For KS5/S6

We are hosting two 1 hour broadcasts with Will Young, Pop Star, Actor and Author, on Monday 5th July at 10am or 2pm (the same broadcast will be running twice) who will be speaking about his new book ‘To Be A Gay Man’. He will be reflecting on how he overcame the challenges he faced and learnt to live as a happy gay man. This broadcast is a great opportunity for your students to learn about the importance of self-acceptance and about some of the issues faced within the LGBTQ+ community.

 

If you would like to register for the event, please email(charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org)  with the time (10am or 2pm) you would like to watch the broadcast, how many students will be attending and the questions that they would like to ask Will during the student Q&A session. Please note that the Q&A will not be open throughout the broadcast so any questions must be sent by Monday 21st June.

 

HOW TO JOIN THE LIVE BROADCASTS

 LIVE BROADCASTS LIBRARY & MORE

  • Watch pre-recorded broadcasts from our library here
  • Please see our Schools Guide here.
  • Below my signature is more information on the SFS activity sheet
  • The colour codes can be found under my email signature below

SFS has also designed an activity sheet for your students to complete after the talk and send back to you, for you to measure student engagement. In every talk we will announce a colour which you can fill in and this will show which students have attended the talk.

Colour codes:

  • Tuesday 22nd June 2-3pm, Robert Elsey, CIO, Executive Director for Technology, Bank of England- Brown
  • Thursday 24th June 10-11am, Nicolas Cary, Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, blockchain.com- Purple
  • Thursday 24th June 2-3pm, Leigh Thomas, Director, Global Clients and Categories, EMEA, Facebook- Violet
  • Tuesday 29th June, Tom Hulme, General Partner & Head of Europe, GV (Google Ventures)- Amber
  • Thursday 1st July 10-11am, Anne Longfield OBE, The Times Education Commissioner & Independent Chair, Learning Disability and Autism Children and Young People’s Steering Group for the NHS- Scarlet
  • Monday 5th July, both talks, Will Young, Pop Star, Actor and Author- Gold
  • Tuesday 6th July 10-11am, Ann Cairns, Exec Vice Chair, Mastercard- Silver

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

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