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Speakers4Schools - Upcoming Live Broadcasts

Here is the upcoming live broadcasts schedule. 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 must register in advance to participate in the live broadcast by clicking the relevant link on the webpage or in the table below.

Upcoming Talks

NOTE:  Luke Franks’s talk which was advertised as 19th January is now on 2nd February

DATE

SPEAKER

INFO

Thursday 26th January 10-10:45am

 

How I Became an Entrepreneur withRajeeb Dey, CEO, Learnerbly

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Rajeeb is passionate about helping people connect to opportunities and flourish in their careers. Most recently he launched Learnerbly which helps people be their best selves at work. Join us and get a chance to ask all your questions about starting your own company and being an entrepreneur.

 

Click here to register

Thursday 26th January 2-2:45pm

 

Future Ready with Vodafone

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

The UK’s foremost telecoms brand brings you a 1-hour inspirational broadcast focusing on the technologies of tomorrow – and how you can become part of this future world.

 

Join us for a first-of-a-kind experience with the top UK telecoms brand. Hear from experts across this titan organisation sharing the future of telecoms innovations – and the range of exciting and progressive careers open to you. Get a window into the world of work and a chance to speak with current apprentices, engineers, and directors all waiting to share how you can get Future Ready, with Vodafone.

 

Click here to register

Wednesday 1st February 10-10:45am

The World of Events with Piers Shepperd, Technical Director, Wonder Works Limited

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Over the past 10 years Piers has worked rolling out a series of ‘mega events’ throughout Europe and Asia. Critically acclaimed highlights include: the flown molten Olympic rings, the cauldron, and James Bond and the Queen’s parachute stunt. Join us as we talk to Piers about the world of events as a career.

 

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Thursday 2nd February 10-10:45am

From Acting to Podcasting with Luke Franks, Author, Actor and Podcast Host

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Have you ever wanted to start a podcast or become a TV Presenter? TV presenter, podcast host and content creator, Luke Franks is joining us to give us some insight into his career journey.

 

Click here to register

Friday 3rd February 10-10:45am

Get into Marketing: Trevor Johnson, Head of Marketing, Global Business Solutions, EUI

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

In this broadcast, Trevor Johnson the Head of Marketing, Global Business Solutions, EUI, at TikTok will be talking about the development of social media and marketing. Previously to being at TikTok, he spent 12 years at Facebook/ Instagram and was one of Facebook's earliest employees. This has given him an excellent knowledge of the industry and how it was changed and will continue to develop in the future. If you have an interest in social media marketing this is the broadcast for you!

 

Click here to register

Monday 6th February 2-2:45pm

About the Past Imperfect podcast with Alice Thomson and Rachel Sylvester British Political Journalist and Podcaster, The Times

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Join the hosts of the Past Imperfect Podcast, Alice Thomson and Rachel Sylvester, as they talk about the ins and outs of hosting a podcast. We will look at what led them to start, how they cultivated an audience, and the impact it has on them in addition to their work at The Times.

 

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Tuesday 7th February 10-10:45am

 

Comedy as a Career with Arabella Weir, BBC Comedy Writer & Performer

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Arabella Weir is a comedy actor and writer, broadcaster, and presenter. She is probably best known as one of the stars of the BBC’s multi-award-winning The Fast Show. Since then she has also become well known for her contributions to all of the Grumpy Old Women series! In this broadcast, Arabella will be talking about her career in comedy and giving advice for aspiring comedians.

 

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Friday 10th February 10-10:45am

Youth Activism with Mikaela Loach, Environmentalist

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Join us and 24 year old Mikaela Loach, as she talks to us about her new book, IT'S NOT THAT RADICAL!: Climate Action To Transform Our World. Mikaela is a freelance writer about all things sustainability, ethical-living, refugee rights & intersectional activism. She is based in Edinburgh, where she studies medicine. In this broadcast, you will get a chance to ask her about her thought on the current climate and find out ways you can have a bigger positive impact.

 

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Monday 20th February 10-10:45am

Christine Hodgson, Chairperson, Severn Trent & Former Chairman, Capgemini

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Join us and hear from Christine Hodgson as she delivers a talk about her career and what it's like to be a woman in leadership.

 

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Tuesday 21st February 10-10:45am

Upskill: Singing lessons with CeCe Sammy-Lightfoot, Vocal Coach & TV Presenter

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Often referred to as "The UK's Vocal Whiz", CeCe Sammy-Lightfoot has been a leading vocal and performance coach for some of the biggest names in music. She’s also known for her TV appearances and behind the scenes contributions as a vocal coach, judge, advisor, and talent scout, on various music and entertainment shows such as: "Pop Idol", “America’s Got Talent”, “American Idol”, "X Factor: Battle of the Stars" and more. Join this virtual singing class to get some expert insights and tips.

 

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Wednesday 22nd February 10-11am

In partnership with Fully Bossed: The Four Pillars Activity with Oluchi Ikechi-D'Amico

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Ready to be a standout performer or accelerate your game? Join us for this interactive broadcast! We will use Mentimeter as part of this broadcast to help those watching build on their soft skills that have been divided by Fully Bossed tried and tested format: Mindset, Brand, Storytelling, and Orchestration. This free session will include elements of coaching and students will get a chance to ask questions to our speaker along the way.

 

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Sign up now for National Careers Week and International Women’s Day talks

We are delighted to announce, our series of broadcasts for NCW! Students will get the opportunity to hear from a range of leaders from different industries. There of course will be an opportunity to ask our speakers questions.

Monday 6th March 10-10:45am

My Career as a Scientist with Professor Nessa Carey, Scientist (academic and industrial) and Author

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Click here to register

 

Monday 6th March 2-2:45pm

My Career in the NHS with Danny Mortimer, CEO, NHS Employers

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Click here to register

 

Tuesday 7th March 2-2:45pm

My Career as a Lawyer with Kathleen Harris, Partner, Arnold & Porter

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Click here to register

Wednesday 8th March 11-11:45am

International Women’s Day: Baroness Martha Lane Fox, President, British Chambers of Commerce & Portfolio Chair & Entrepreneur

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Click here to register

Thursday 9th March 2-2:45pm

My Career as an Architect with Amanda Levete, Principal Architect, AL A

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Click here to register

National Teen Book Club

We are almost halfway through our 3rd National Teen Book Club cycle! We have been thoroughly enjoying the lively discussions and meeting with the speakers for some enlightening Q&As! We are so excited about the line-up for the rest of the year. We have some fantastic debut and new YA books to share with you! To find out more, visit our webpage: https://www.speakersforschools.org/national-teen-book-club/

You can still register for the last 3 cycles of the year here: https://forms.office.com/r/vufkaLsK79

The Great British Food Critic competition

An exciting new online competition in partnership with celebrity chef Simon Rogan and food critic Richard Vines. We are asking young people to write a 300 word review of a meal they have eaten and post online with a photo or as a reel using the hashtag #TGBFC and @ Speakers for Schools and Simon Rogan. For the Terms and Conditions, please see here.

Here is the link to the upcoming broadcast when our lucky winner will be announced: The Great British Food Critic Competition)

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
  • We have added a page dedicated to Penguin Talks here.
  • Watch previous talks on our library here.

Christabel Williams
Speaker and School Engagement Coordinator