Richard Challoner School

Speakers for Schools Live Broadcasts

Upcoming Talks

Thursday 23rd June 10-10:45am
Zaheer Ahmad, Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Consumer Healthcare, GSK
For KS4-5/S4-6
During this broadcast, you will learn about Zaheer’s ‘squiggly career’ from working as a police officer to working as the Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at GSK! Zaheer will be reflecting on some of the challenges that he has encountered throughout his career and who has supported him along the way.
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Thursday 23rd June 2-2:45pm
Menna Rawlings, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to France & Former Director-General, Economic & Global Issues, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
For KS4-5/S4-6
Join us for a broadcast with Menna Rawlings to find out what is like to work as a female diplomat at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Menna is looking forward to answering your questions during the Q&A session.
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Tuesday 28th June 10-10:45am
Rachel Corp, Deputy and Acting Editor, ITV News
For KS3-5/S1-6
Are you an aspiring journalist? Do you want to know what it is like to work for an award-winning television network? Watch our broadcast with Rachel Corp to learn about her insights into journalism, how we can ensure that storytelling is original and the role of technology in her industry.
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Wednesday 29th June 2-3pm
Predict 22 talk- Naureen Khan, Chief of Staff, Accenture & Former Chair of the Central Government Council, TechUk
For KS4-5/S4-6
If you're considering working in the fast-growing digital tech sector, this may be the broadcast for you! Naureen will be speaking about some of the exciting roles in her industry that you may never have heard about before and the work being done to close the gender gap in her industry.
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Tuesday 5th July 10-10:45am
Predict 22 talk- Future of Flying. Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, Virgin Atlantic
For KS3-5/S1-6
Are you interested in aviation? Perhaps you are interested in learning more about airlines and how they work. Join us for a broadcast with Siobhan to find out how the industry has changed the way it uses technology over time and what her predictions are for the future of flying!
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Wednesday 6th July 10:15-10:50am
Olivia Pinkney, Chief Constable, Hampshire Constabulary
For KS3-5/S1-6
Details TBC
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Friday 8th July 2-2:45pm
Creative Careers Summer festival broadcast with Richard Waterworth, General Manager, TikTok UK
For KS3-5/S1-6
Join us for a broadcast with the General Manager of TikTok EU! Find out about Richard’s career journey and why creativity matters. Richard is excited to answer your questions during the student Q&A session.
Click here to register. This form is for the festival but it also includes this talk.

Extra Opportunities

15th June-6th July 3:30-4:30pm
NATIONAL TEEN BOOK CLUB for students aged 11-19 years old
Our featured book is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas – Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl's struggle for justice.
The book deals with themes that will be familiar to young adults and their teachers, and provides a stimulus for exploration of challenging topics.
Teachers can sign-up their groups aged 11-19 now via this form.
Students aged 14-19 can sign up to attend as independent learners via the Speakers for Schools portal.
4th July-7th July 2-3pm
CAREERS CLUB for students aged 14-16 years old
Bringing together students from UK state schools and colleges in a supportive and empowering Careers Club.
Teachers can sign-up their groups now via this form.

Students can sign up to attend as independent learners via the Speakers for Schools portal.
4-8th July
SUMMER FEST 2022 For students aged 14-19 and some workshops for 11-14 years old.
Between 4-8th July, Speakers for Schools are presenting online Discovery Workshops for young people to hear from new and out of the ordinary creative career opportunities. Each day, young people will hear from employers such as Regatta, Benefit Cosmetics and speakers from different roles, to find out about the interesting work that they do. On 8th July, as part of the festival, Richard Waterworth, General Manager of TikTok EU, will be giving a broadcast about why creativity matters, and students will have the chance to ask questions.
If you are interested in registering your students for this event, please register here. More information can be found if you click on the images in this brochure. If you have any questions about this event, please email