speakers for schools


Speakers for Schools have launched a Virtual Talks Programme.

The SFS VTalks programme will consist of a timetable of curated content that will be livestreamed to young people studying at home and those still attending school.

Speakers for Schools are excited to present their VTalks schedule for week commencing 4th May below! This schedule will be updated weekly and talks will be targeted to different age groups and will be accessible via the links included below.

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.

Further guidance on how to access talks can be found here

Questions for speakers can be submitted via the below channels:

  • Q+A Function during the talk which will be made live for students to submit questions
  • Twitter: #SFSvtalk @speakrs4schools
  • Instagram: @speakers4schools



Tues 26th May 10am   Baroness Mary Goudie, Life Peer & Campaigner Baroness Mary Goudie will be joining us to talk about her career and passion for tackling social injustices. Mary is happy to answer questions from students and looks forward to an interesting discussion!
Wed 27th May 10am Dr Wanda Wyporska Executive Director, The Equality Trust Dr Wyporska will tell students her experience of being a young carer and how she got started in her career journey. Wanda will also discuss the topic of inequality in the UK.
Fri 29th May 10am   Nick Boyle, CEO of Lightsource BP Nick is the CEO of Lightsource BP, an innovative solar company, and will be joining us to discuss his own career and motivations, and provide insights into low carbon businesses and technologies.