Speakers For Schools – w/c 8 March

VIRTUAL TALKS

Speakers for Schools are excited to present our weekly Broadcast schedule! This schedule will be updated regularly and talks will be targeted to different age groups and is accessible via the links below. The Inspiration Team will host these events a few times a term for students to attend at home.

To view anonymously, click the on Broadcast link in the schedule below and select: (Watch on the web instead > Join anonymously). Watch how to join the Broadcast

Tips on participating in the Broadcast

To access the talks, links should be opened in a browser that is not Internet Explorer and students should join the live event anonymously, there is no need to create a login. 

Students wishing to see subtitles for the broadcast can turn on via the panel on the right hand side of the screen. 

Further guidance on how to access talks can be found here.

Questions for speakers can be submitted via Q+A Function during the talk which will be made live for students to submit questions. The questions submitted will be moderated by a member of the SFS team and approved if relevant.

THIS WEEK’S SPEAKERS

WEEK STARTING MONDAY 8th MARCH

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Mon 8th March 5-6pm   LINK TO JOIN          Carol Cooper, Head of Equality, Diversity & Human Rights, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust & BME Expert Mental Health Forum   for KS4-5/S4-6  We are delighted to be hosting a broadcast with Carol Cooper, Head of Equality, Diversity & Human Rights, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust & BME Expert Mental Health Forum. Carol has been actively engaged in the implementation of the Workforce Race Equality Standard and creating a systemic approach to addressing racism in the workplace which is driven by data, expertise and equitable leadership to achieve cultural change. Carol will be sharing her insights into nursing and is looking forward to answering your questions.
Tues 9th March 5-6pm   LINK TO JOIN          Martin Prendergast, Founder, Martin Prendergast Communications & Public Affairs Consultant & Interim Director of Development, RADA   for KS3-4 /S1-4We are looking forward to welcoming Martin Prendergast, Founder of Martin Prendergast Communications & Public Affairs Consultant & Interim Director of Development, RADA. Martin has worked at the National Theatre since October 2007. He has been Director of Communications since April 2015, and before that he was Deputy Director of Development and Head of Corporate Affairs. He studied English and Theatre at Warwick University and is a committed campaigner for LGBT equality.
Wed 10th March 5-6pm   LINK TO JOIN      Elaine Tyler, Founder, Venatrix in conversation with Nadine Myers, Senior Sales Development Representative at Citizen and Elliott Parris, Manager of Europe (Data-as-a-Service) & Co-Founder of Embrace at Elsevier   for KS4-5/S4-6        We are looking forward to hosting a broadcast with Elaine Tyler, Founder of Venatrix, London’s No1 SaaS sales talent partner, supporting some of the fastest-growing companies in the world. In 2015 she received investment from James Caan, former Dragon’s Den Investor and his recruitment venture firm, Recruitment Entrepreneur. Venetrix have been one of the top-performing businesses in his portfolio and expect to double headcount and turnover in the next 18 months. Elaine will be talking to Nadine Myers, Senior Sales Development Representative at Citizen and Elliott Parris, Manager of Europe (Data-as-a-Service) & Co-Founder of Embrace at Elsevier about their experiences in education and how it led them to their current role.
Thurs 11th March 5-6pm   LINK TO JOIN        David Purdue, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   for KS4-5/S4-6      We are looking forward to welcoming David Purdue, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. With almost 30 years of experience within the NHS, David qualified from the Nottingham School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse in 1990, working initially within cardiology at Queen’s Medical Centre and before specialising in coronary care at City Hospital. Following a second spell at Queen’s, the local resident set up a number of cardiac nurse-led services before going on to work at the NHS Modernisation Agency. After returning to a patient-facing position in 2004,  leading the specialities of Cardiothoracics and Emergency Medicine, David joined what was then Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in October 2008 as Divisional Nurse Manager for Medicine, before rising to the position of Chief Operating Officer in July 2013. David became chief nurse in 2019. David will be sharing his insights into nursing and will be answering your questions. 

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