Speakers for Schools- Live Broadcasts

Speakers for Schools

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. Look at the upcoming schedule and if there is any broadcast ypou would like access to, speak with Mr McCarthy and/or Mr McGowan.

UPCOMING TALKS

DATE SPEAKER INFO
Wednesday 20th April 10-10:45am John-Paul Flintoff, Author and Journalist with The Sunday Times

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

 

We are excited to host a broadcast with John-Paul Flintoff, Author and Journalist with The Sunday Times. Join us to learn about John-Paul’s insights into Journalism and also some important life lessons such as how to deal with setbacks. John-Paul is looking forward to answering your questions!

 

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Monday 25th April 10-10:45am Green Skills Week: Hugo Tagholm, Chief Executive, Surfers Against Sewage

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Are you interested in learning about the work being done to end sewage pollution? Join us for a broadcast with Hugo Tagholm, Chief Executive, Surfers against Sewage to find out about how they are working to create a thriving ocean and how your school can get involved!

 

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Tuesday 26th April 10-10:45am Green Skills Week: Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity International

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

What is Green Finance? How can companies adopt sustainable business practices? Join our broadcast with Dame Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer at Fidelity International to find out.  Anne is looking forward to answering your questions during the student Q&A session.

 

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Wednesday 27th April 10-10:45am Green Skills Week: Christine Hodgson, Chairperson, Severn Trent & Former Chairman, Capgemini

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Are you passionate about not only protecting our environment and water but enhancing it too? Then this is the broadcast for you. Join us for a broadcast with Christine Hodgson, Chairperson, Severn Trent & Former Chairman, Capgemini to find out how Severn Trent are ‘Getting River Positive’ and are playing a leading role in ensuring their rivers are as healthy as possible.

 

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Wednesday 27th April 2-2:45pm Broadcast in partnership with #Merky Books and HSBC, Bola Sol and Damola Timeyin. A panel event discussing financial literacy and building your career.

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

 

Bola Sol is the author of HOW TO SAVE IT. She is a Mathematics and Finance graduate who found passion in women coming together to discuss money matters. She created the platform Refined Currency in 2015 and its sister company Rich Girl Chronicles. She is the co-host of The Last Three Digits podcast, host of web series The Bola Sol show and leads weekly chats on social media about money. She’s been featured on the BBC, Stylist Magazine and Refinery 29. Through one conversation at a time, she wants to help build more financial confidence in everyone.

 

Damola Timeyin is the co-author of HOW TO BUILD IT and a creative strategist. Formerly a strategy director and partner at advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty and member of founding team at Osper, one of the UK’s first mobile banks for young people. At BBH he delivered everything from social to brand strategy for household British brands such as Tesco, Weetabix and Clarks Shoes. When he is not working on brands, he moonlights as Head of Strategy for creative network, People of Culture Collective (PoCC) and mentors young people who want to break into the creative industries.

 

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Thursday 28th April 10-10:45am Baroness Sally Morgan, Former Chair of Ofsted, Life Peer & Former Political Secretary

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Do you want to improve your self-confidence and learn how to own your strengths and embrace your individuality? Join us for a broadcast Baroness Sally Morgan, Former Chair of Ofsted, Life Peer & Former Political Secretary to hear her personal insights and advice. This broadcast should leave you feeling empowered and proud of who you are!

 

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Thursday 5th May 2-2:45pm Green Skills Week: Paul Williams, Producer, BBC Natural History Unit

 

For KS3-5/1-6

 

Join us for a broadcast with the producer of Green Planet with Sir David Attenborough! During our broadcast you will learn about Paul’s experiences of working on the series and the fascinating plant world and how we can protect it.

 

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Monday 9th May 10-11am Green Skills Week: Lizzie Glithero-West, Chief Executive, Heritage Alliance

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Details TBC

 

 

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Monday 9th May 2-2:45pm Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Paralympian & Crossbench Peer

 

For KS3-5/S1-6

Details TBC

 

 

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Monday 16th May 2-2:45pm Green Skills Week: Sebastian Munden, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Unilever UK & Ireland

 

For KS4-5/S4-6

Are you passionate about taking action to improve the health of the planet? So is Sebastian Munden, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Unilever UK & Ireland. During this broadcast you will learn about and careers in sustainability and how Unilever is working with brands to invent innovative ways to reduce plastic pollution.

 

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