Speakers for Schools
Speakers for Schools works with leading organisations to help them provide work experience placements and insight days to students who lack access and connections. We offer a free advertising and application portal for opportunities as well as employer consultations, step-by-step guidance and best practice to help bring together top placements.
Speakers for Schools also provides free talks in schools from our network of influential speakers. All of our programmes operate across the country.http://www.s4snextgen.org
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Apprenticeships & social mobility: you can help apprenticeships reach their social mobility potential
The Social Mobility Commission’s new toolkit: ‘Apprenticeships that works for all’ has been launched today (14 October). This blog explores the current apprenticeship landscape and sets out why we developed this toolkit. View the toolkit We hosted a virtual toolkit launch event on Thursday 14 October, where a panel of experts explore key challenges around […]
Comedian Rob Beckett has spoken up about the class divide in comedy and his heroes "imagining what a working-class person’s life is."
Rob reflects many working class people’s experiences entering the creative world, including being unable to work for free.
We know the creative industries are heavily skewed towards hiring and progressing people from more privileged backgrounds. But it is vital they stay in tune with and reflect their audiences.
Our Creative industries toolkit is designed to help the industry be more #CreativeAndDiverse. Take a look 👇Find out more