Speakers4Schools Virtual Talks

Posted: June 12th, 2020

Speakers4Schools have another set of talks from professionals for next week. This time these include a Historian, an animator and a barrister.


Mon 15th June 10am
Baroness Lola Young, Independent Life Peer & Consultant
Baroness Lola Young is joining SFS to share her life lessons and advice with a KS3/S1-3 audience and to discuss the importance of the arts in society.

Mon 15th June 2pm
Julian Baggini, Editor-in-Chief, The Philosophers’ Magazine
Join Julian Baggini, Editor-in-Chief, The Philosophers’ Magazine to explore the philosophy of personal identity – what makes us who we are. This VTalk would suit KS5/ S5-6 students and students who are interested in Philosophy.

Tues 16th June 10am
Dan Snow, Historian and Broadcaster
Why History matters? Join us as historian, author and broadcaster Dan Snow discusses the importance of studying history and the lessons you can learn.

Wed 17th June 2pm
Dean Beswick, Film and animation company founder, Gorilla Gorilla!
Film and animation company founder Dean Beswick is joining us for this virtual talk to discuss his career as a producer and commercial filmmaker, sharing his top 3 life lessons to help you prepare for your future.

Thurs 18th June 2pm
In collaboration with Penguin Talks: Mohsin Zaidi, Criminal Barrister and Lawyer & Jessica Kellgren-Fozard, YouTuber and disability & LGBTQ activist
Criminal barrister and author of A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim’s Journey to Acceptance, Mohsin Zaidi, joins Youtuber and disability & LGBTQ activist, Jessica Kellgren-Fozard, to discuss their intersectionality and how we can embrace our identity.

Fri 19th June 10am
Charlotte Stacey, Head of UK Apprenticeships Programme, BP
Interested in learning about apprenticeships? Join us as Charlotte Stacey, Head of UK Apprenticeships Programme with BP discusses the practicalities of apprenticeships, how they’re structured, the benefits of completing an apprenticeship and the opportunities that exist at BP.


  1. Go to http://www.speakersforschools.org
  2. Choose ‘Inspiration’ in the menue
  3. Choose Vtalks
  4. Join 10 minutes before the VTALK to be ready
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