Upcoming live broadcasts- free from Speakers for Schools

Start date: June 8, 2021
End date: June 17, 2021
Careers | Sixth Form

Here is the Live Broadcasts Schedule for the following weeks. Please note that for some of them you have to register your students 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.

Please feel free to share with your staff and students!

UPCOMING TALKS

DATE SPEAKER INFO
Tues 8th June 10-11am

 

In collaboration with Penguin Talks

 

Penguin Talk: Why Books Create Belonging, Hafsa Zayyan & Zawe Ashton (Lit in Colour)

 

For KS4-5/ S4-6

Dispute resolution lawyer and winner of the inaugural #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize, Hafsa Zayyan, joins author, actress, playwright and director, Zawe Ashton to discuss why young people should have access to books that both reflect their world and expose them to the experiences of others.

 

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.

Mon 14th June 10-11am

 

Elma Murray, Chair, Young Scot & Interim Chair, Accounts Commission for Scotland

 

For K4-5/ S4-6

Would you like to develop your leadership skills? Join us for a broadcast with Elma Murray OBE who will be 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.

 

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.

Mon 14th June 2-3pm

 

Moving The Needle panel event with Julie Weir, Label Head at Music for Nations, Sony Music, Silvia Montello, Head of Operations, Audio Network; Co-Founder & Director of #remarQabl and Karen Emanuel, CEO of Key Production Group (physical production)

 

For KS4-5/ S4-6

Are you interested in finding out about what it is like to work in the music industry? Find out about the range of roles on offer in the music industry! Join us for a panel event with Julie Weir, Label Head at Music for Nations, Sony Music, Silvia Montello, Head of Operations, Audio Network; Co-Founder & Director of #remarQabl and Karen Emanuel, CEO of Key Production Group (physical production).

 

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 15th June 5-6pm

 

LINK TO JOIN

Grierson Trust panel event with David DeHaney, Former Trustee and Creative Director of production company Proper Content (who made The School That Tried to End Racism) and Rashida Josiah, freelance Senior Researcher for TV and worked on shows like First Dates and The Circle.

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Interested in working in TV when you’re older? Want to know how to get into the industry, or hear more about how television and filmmaking can drive forward positive social change? Join us for a panel event with The Grierson Trust, a registered charity that exists to promote documentary filmmaking. The Grierson Trust celebrates the work of documentary-maker, John Grierson and runs Grierson DocLab training and mentoring programmes to help people progress in the industry. The organisation is also responsible for the annual British Documentary Awards, more fondly known as the Griersons.
Wed 16th June 10-11am

 

 

 

 

 

Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman, ITV

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Join us for a broadcast with the chairman of ITV! We will be speaking to Sir Peter Bazalgette about the impact that technology is having on creativity and will be sharing his experiences of creating internationally successful TV formats.

 

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.

Wed 16th June 2-3pm Dr. Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Calling all art fans! We’re excited to welcome Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Nicholas took up his position in spring 2015 following his role as Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

 

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.

Wed 17th June 10-11am Predict ’21 Campaign

 

Ed Couchman, General Manager, Snap Inc

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Hear from the General Manager of Snap Inc! Ed is responsible for the business performance of Snapchat in the UK. He works with the world’s biggest brands and advertisers helping them understand how to communicate with and stand out to the Snapchat Generation. He will be speaking about the importance of having digital skills and the exciting variety of roles available in the industry. This is the perfect broadcast for our aspiring tech leaders!

 

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.

 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

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

Best wishes,
Christabel Williams                                                         
Speaker and School Engagement Coordinator                                                                       
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