BBC business editor Robert Peston’s Speakers for Schools is being launched this week with a series of 25 talks in state secondary schools and colleges by high profile speakers such as:
- Martha Lane Fox
- Nick Clegg
- George Alagiah
- Andy Haldane and
- Baroness (Shriti) Vadera.
Speakers for Schools is being administered by the Education and Employers Taskforce.
Robert Peston explains what motivated him to set up Speakers for Schools. This is the full version of a Sunday Times article, an abridged version of the article appeared in the Sunday Times on 9 October 2011