Speakers for Schools site live

Initial information about the new ‘Speakers for Schools’ site founded by Robert Peston is now live. The official website launch will be in early 2011. Visit: http://www.speakers4schools.org/…



Inspiring Governance with the Wellcome Trust

…Commissioner for North-West London and South-Central England), Nick Chambers (Chief Executive, Education and Employers), Simon Garrill (Head teacher, Heartlands School) Hilary Leevers (Head of Education and Learning, Wellcome Trust) and…


New National Careers Service published

…The Taskforce’s employee volunteering in education initiative Inspiring the Future and the careers website to help teachers guide young people Growing Ambitions both feature. Read the full publication and strategy….


The New Apprenticeship Agenda: the Union Role

…Speakers include: John Hayes MP, Minister for Skills, Frances O’Grady, Deputy General Secretary, TUC and Simon Waugh, Executive Chair of the National Apprenticeship Service. Visit the Trade Union Congress website….


Call for letters to Bill Gates

Each year Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, publishes an Annual Letter describing his priorities and work in the fields of global health and development. This…


The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Companies of all sizes and sectors from across the UK are invited to enter the competition for the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, which is the UK’s highest accolade for business…


National Volunteers’ Week approaches

National Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June 2011) is approaching. Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which celebrates the contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK. The week…