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Speakers4Schools - Upcoming Live Broadcasts

Here is the upcoming live broadcasts schedule. We have added more National Careers Week talks and Green Skills Week talks amongst others.

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 note that you have to register in advance.

UPCOMING TALKS

DATE

SPEAKER

INFO

Monday 28th February 2-2:45pm

Finance and Fashion- Mathew Dunn, CFO, ASOS

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Do you enjoy working with numbers? Are you interested in a career in Accounting? Join us for a broadcast with Mathew Dunn, Chief Financial Officer, ASOS. Tune in to learn about the role of a CFO and some of the different pathways to working in Finance. Interested in fashion? This broadcast is for you too! Mat will be speaking about some of the different roles at ASOS.

 

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Wednesday 2nd March 2-2:45pm

Jasmine Whitbread, Chair, Travis Perkins

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

What is it like to be the Chair of a FTSE 250 Company? Join us for a broadcast with Jasmine Whitbread, Chair of Travis Perkins ,the UK's largest builders' merchants. Tune in to learn about what helps Jasmine to feel motivated and how she continues to grow and develop as a leader. 

 

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Thursday 3rd March 2-3pm

Broadcast in partnership with #Merky Books and HSBC, Niran Vinod and Damola Timeyin, writers of ‘How to Build It’

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

 

 

Join us for a broadcast with Niran Vinod and Damola Timeyin, authors of 'How to Build it'. They will be discussing their experiences of building a brand, how to unlock your potential and turn your side hustle into a real opportunity.

 

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Tuesday 8th March 10-10:45am

International Women’s Day Broadcast: CeCe Sammy, Vocal Coach & TV Presenter

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

We are looking forward to hosting another broadcast with CeCe Sammy, this time for International Women's Day. CeCe will be speaking about what International Women's Day means to her, how to develop your confidence and the women who inspire her.

 

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Tuesday 8th March 2-2:45pm

International Women’s Day Broadcast: Ella d’Amato, Managing Director, Investment and CMO, True & Former Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer, Not on the High Street

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

We are excited to welcome back Ella d'Amato for another broadcast. Ella will be joining us on International Women's day to speak about the women who inspire her, the important advice she has been given throughout her life and career, and why it is important to celebrate International Women's day. Ella is looking forward to answering some more of your questions!

 

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Wednesday 9th March 10-10:45am

National Careers Week Broadcast: Hospitality with Joanna Kurowska, Managing Director for UK and Ireland, InterContinental Hotels Group

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Are you interested in working in the hospitality industry? Perhaps you already have experience of working in hospitality and want to learn more about where it could take you in the future? Join us for a broadcast with Joanna Kurowska, who started out working in hotels and has worked her way up to be Managing Director for UK and Ireland, at global organisation IHG Hotels & Resorts. Joanna is excited to share her industry insights with you and answer your questions!

 

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Wednesday 9th March 2-2:45pm

National Careers Week Broadcast: Entrepreneurship and Growth Mindset with Oliver Duffy-Lee, Founder, Launch Pad Academy

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

How do you train a growth mindset? How can having a growth mindset help me at school and in my future career? Join us for a broadcast with Entrepreneur Oliver Duffy-Lee to have your questions about Growth Mindset answered and to find out some of the skills you need to be an Entrepreneur! 

 

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Thursday 10th March 10-10:45am

National Careers Week Broadcast: Careers in Law with Chris Daw, Queen’s Counsel (Barrister) at Lincoln House Chambers and Millennium Chambers, author and broadcaster

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Are you interested in a career in Law? Join us for a broadcast with one of the country’s leading Lawyers, Chris Daw QC to find out what a lawyer does and the different types of lawyer you could become.

 

 

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Thursday 10th March 1-2pm

Green Skills Week Tamara Finkelstein, Permanent Secretary, (DEFRA) Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Did our Green Skills Week campaign inspire you to take action last year? We are excited to welcome Tamara Finklestein, Permanent Secretary, (DEFRA) Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. During this broadcast, you will learn about some of the main responsibilities of DEFRA and how it is working to tackle waste and improve our natural environment.

 

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Friday 11th March 2-2:45pm

National Careers Week Broadcast: Careers in Film and TV with Fiona McGuire, Industry Partnerships, London Screen Academy

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Have you ever thought about a career in working in TV and Film? We are excited to host a broadcast with Fiona McGuire from the London Screen Academy! Join us to learn about what happens behind the scenes on a set, hear about her industry insights and find out the different types of skills and roles needed in the industry. Also, get your questions ready for the Q&A session!

 

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Tuesday 15th March 2-2:45pm

Green Skills Week Campaign: Allison Ogden-Newton OBE, Chief Executive, Keep Britain Tidy

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Are you motivated to make a difference and improve environmental awareness? Perhaps your school is already involved in the Eco-schools programme! Join us for a broadcast with Allison Ogden-Newton OBE, Chief Executive, Keep Britain Tidy to learn about their campaigns and how you can get involved.

 

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Wednesday 16th March 2-2:45pm

Insights into working in TV and Film with Patrick Spence, Creative Director, ITV Studios & Former Head of Drama, Tiger Aspect and Former Managing Director, Fifty Fathoms

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

We are excited to host a broadcast with the Creative Director of ITV Studios! Patrick will be sharing his insights into working in Film and TV and will be reflecting on his successes and challenges. Patrick is really looking forward to answering your questions.

 

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Tuesday 17th March 10-10:45am

 

Steve Hewitt, Executive Chair, Gymshark

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Steve joined Gymshark in June 2014 as an external advisor, before becoming CEO the following year & overseeing the company’s growth from £4M to £400M turnover in his 6 years in role. Before joining Gymshark, Steve held several senior executive positions at Reebok, most notably as Commercial Director for the EMEA region.

 

Clickhere to register

HOW TO JOIN THE LIVE BROADCASTS

  • Join 10 minutes before the broadcast to be ready
  • You can join without needing an account – Watch how here
  • Watch pre-recorded broadcasts from our library here. Get creative! You can watch James Acaster talk about his route into comedy. Or you can watch the Move the Needle panel talk about their experiences in working in the music industry.
  • We have added a page dedicated to Penguin Talks here.

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