The Green Skills campaign by Speakers for School is now in full flow and they wanted us to remind our students about two fantastic broadcasts this week. These are open to all young people who are interested in hearing more about green issues, the environment and sustainability from influential global figures.
WEEK STARTING MONDAY 22ND MARCH
|Tues 23rd March 5-6pm
In Partnership with Sky, Steve Backshall MBE, Conservationist, Explorer, Author and Television Presenter
For KS3-5/ S1-6
|Want to find out how you can help nature and more about Green Skills, this is an opportunity not to be missed! Steve Backshall is a Conservationist, Explorer, Author and Television Presenter who you may have seen on your screen in Deadly 60 and BBC’s Natural History Unit. Hear from Steve on how we can tackle climate change and help our planet.|
|Thurs 25th March 5-6pm
Dr. Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE, CEO, Green Finance Institute
For KS4-5/ S4-6
|Join us for a broadcast with Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE, Chief Executive Officer of the Green Finance Institute. Rhian was formerly the Global Head of Green Banking and the founder and chair of Barclays Green Banking Council, which has developed and launched Barclays’ suite of green finance products and services. Rhian will be speaking about what Green Banking is and the work that is being done to build a resilient and low carbon economy.|
In April, we will announce more Green Skills Week live broadcasts on our upcoming broadcasts page and weekly schedules, including speakers from: The Science Museum, Peers for the Planet, WRAP and the Bank of England.
HOW TO JOIN THE LIVE BROADCASTS
- Join 10 minutes before the broadcast to be ready
- You can join without needing an account – Watch how here
- For full speaker descriptions visit the Broadcast Schedule here
LIVE BROADCASTS LIBRARY & MORE
- Watch pre-recorded broadcasts from our library here
- Please see our Schools Guide here.
- Below my signature is more information on the SFS activity sheet
- The colour codes can be found under my email signature below
From all of us at Speakers for Schools, we hope you and your students enjoy the live broadcasts programme!
Speaker and School Engagement Coordinator