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By 12 March 2021No Comments

 

DATE

SPEAKER

INFO

Mon 15th March
4-4:45pm

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Green Skills

Lisa Holland, Climate change correspondent, Sky News

For KS4-5/S4-6

We are looking forward to hosting a Green Skills Week broadcast with Lisa Holland, Climate change correspondent at Sky News. In this broadcast, students will hear from Lisa as well as be introduced to Sky’s The Edit: Be the Change, Shape It competition. The Edit is a unique opportunity for budding reporters to learn more about climate change and use their digital storytelling skills to take action. There will also be an opportunity for you to submit your questions to Lisa too!

Mon 15th March
5-6pm

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Patrick Hutchinson, Co founder of UTCAI, Personal trainer, Athletics Coach & Author

 For KS4-5/S4-6

We are pleased to be hosting a broadcast from Patrick Hutchinson. Coventry born, London bred Co founder of UTCAI, Personal trainer, Athletics Coach & Author. Patrick Hutchinson has been motivating people and uplifting his community long before he became a national hero. Join Speakers for Schools and Patrick for an interview focusing on his work in the community and what we can all do to have an impact and create positive change. Students will have the opportunity to submit their questions for Patrick too. 

Tues 16th March
5-6pm

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Experience Nursing

Experience Nursing: Professor Dame Donna Kinnair DBE, Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing

For KS4-5/S4-6

We are delighted to be joined by Dame Donna Kinnair, Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing. Donna joined the RCN as Head of Nursing in 2015, providing leadership to the Nursing departments. Donna was then promoted and joined the RCN Executive Team to Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice in 2016, where her key role is to work with UK-wide RCN staff to drive and implement the future RCN professional nursing, policy and practice strategy. Donna will be reflecting on her career journey, highlighting key misconceptions about nursing and the importance of protecting our nurses. 

Thurs 18th March

4-45pm

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Green Skills

Lord Mayor of London

For KS4-5/S4-6

We are thrilled to be hosting a broadcast with Alderman William Russell, Lord Mayor of the City of London. His mayoral theme for the year is Global UK: Trade, Innovation and Culture, aiming to grow global trade, champion innovation and promote a rich and vibrant cultural and creative economy. Alderman Russell has over thirty years’ experience in the financial and business City including holding senior positions in the national and international Banking sector. As part of Green Skills Week, Alderman Russell will be speaking about his role as Lord Mayor and is looking forward to answering your questions.

Thurs 18th March
5-6pm

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Millie Banerjee CBE, Chair of NHS Blood and Transplant

For KS4-5/S4-6

We are looking forward to hosting a broadcast with Millie Banerjee CBE, Chair of NHS Blood and Transplant. Millie has had a long and varied career in the private and public sectors. Millie is a UCL Zoology graduate who has spent most of her working life in telecoms and programme management with companies such as BT. Millie has extensive experience in corporate governance having held a number of non-executive appointments including non-executive director of the Cabinet Office, Channel 4 TV, the Prisons Board, Ofcom and Barts Health. Millie will be sharing her career journey, experiences of working for the NHS and will reflect on the importance of transferable skills.

Fri 19th March
10-11am

Green Skills

Tom Macildowie, Education Specialist, Adobe EMEA Education Team

For KS4-5/S4-6

We are pleased to be hosting a broadcast with Tom Macildowie, Education Specialist at Adobe EMEA Education Team. Tom will provide students with a masterclass in Sky’s The Edit competition and discussing the importance of digital skills and creativity. Tom provides creative solutions to Adobe education customers, partners and internal teams. Tom is a qualified and experienced secondary school teacher who progressed to senior leadership and delivered on many projects including a full school rebuild and refurbishment with a budget of £14.5 million. Tom has experience informing and developing multi-academy trusts and providing consultancy to trust leadership, including the CEOs and advising EdTech companies.

 To register for this broadcast, please email charlotte.stringfellow@speakersforschools.org with the approximate number of students that will be attending the broadcast along with some questions that they would like to ask Tom during the student Q&A session. We will then send you the joining link.