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Inspire the next generation - start at grassroots!

Published 27th September 2013 by Rachel Sharpe

School Speakers is delighted to work with primary schools across the country on a range of activities; speakers, assemblies, awards events and a new enterprirse intiavitive called 'Tuckshop Tycoon'. Details are available here

http://www.schools-mail.co.uk/school_speakers/september13/email3.html

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Careers advice Webinar 1st October

Published 27th September 2013 by Rachel Sharpe

Claire Young, entrepreneur and founder of School Speakers, shares her insights with students Tuesday 1st October The Online Careers Fair is www.onlinecareersfair.co.uk and then the q&a.

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Maximising all opportunities against curriculum targets

Published 24th September 2013 by Rachel Sharpe

Maximising all opportunities against curriculum targets


School Speakers is delighted to be working in partnership with Planet-U. They help us link the work of our speakers with the assessment needs of each school’s curriculum to achieve maximum impact from their visit. This is a bespoke service on a case by case basis; varying from a lesson plan evolved around a speaker visit to a long term project throughout the school year involving several speakers. From start to finish they hand hold, get the job done and drive powerful results.
For more details about Planet-U please visit their website http://www.planet-u.co.uk/

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Students need to learn about interner saftey !

Published 24th September 2013 by Rachel Sharpe

Students need to learn about internet safety!


The latest BBC news story ‘Cyber-blackmailers 'abusing hundreds of UK children' * highlights the need for schools to educate students about the dangers of the internet. It has been reported that teenagers spend on average five hours a day online so understanding the web’s potential hidden dangers is paramount.
School Speakers offers a range of technology speakers who engaged with students, and teachers, on the fast paced moving world of technology. Informative sessions on how to use the internet to it’s maximum potential, and probably most importantly how not to use it! Young people must be aware of their online presence on websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin when job hunting.

To review our technology speakers please click here http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/category/technology-speakers-for-schools
*http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24163284

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Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG) Update

Published 11th September 2013 by Rachel Sharpe

Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG) Update

Ofsted say that careers advice is failing in schools according to this BBC news report http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24015879

School Speakers are pleased to offer schools a wide range of CIAG options for students in partnership with U-Explore.

We can provide: student and teacher top tips, online learning, careers talks and workshops, ‘You’re Hired’ student full day exercise and One to One Guidance.

Speakers can cover the topics below:
· The importance of personal branding and promoting yourself
· How to use social media – and how not to use it!
· Apprenticeships
· Climbing the career ladder
· Presentation and communication skills
· CV and interview techniques
· Psychometric profiling for students

Guaranteed we will inspire and motivate your students to think about their future life path. To discuss this please contact us and we can help 01924 277343

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Welcome back to the new school year !!

Published 11th September 2013 by Rachel Sharpe

Welcome back to the new academic year and we hope everyone had a great summer break.

School Speakers are proud to work with over 300 of the UK’s most dynamic speakers whose overall aim is to inspire, motivate and educate students in their chosen field. We recruit new speakers twice a year and here are the latest people to join our team http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/category/new-speakers-for-schools

We wish every school a prosperous and successful 12 months ahead.

If you would like to organise a speaker to visit your school please contact us and we can help 01924 277343, office@schoolspeakers.co.uk

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