Students at a Stockport school learned about green careers when James Harries from Ricardo Energy and Environment came to deliver a talk. Sixty Year 10 students from St James Catholic High School in Cheadle Hulme listened to James speak about his work, which includes climate change measurement and climate action planning. They heard about a […]
State Talking speakers addressed girls from two Manchester high schools as part of a special event called Maths in Careers. Mary Guettel, a Manchester-based data analyst at international consultancy firm Slalom and Ita McMahon, partner in investment management at Castlefield Investments spoke to year 10s girls from Levenshulme High School and East Manchester Academy in […]
An accomplished radio broadcaster from Bolton – who was diagnosed with ADHD aged 10 – created a real buzz when he spoke to pupils at a Tameside state school. Year 9 students at St Thomas More RC College in Denton heard how Darryl Morris’s love for radio began when he was a pupil at Rivington […]
Excitement was in the air when a group of students from a Salford school learned about a number of coveted careers in television. Katharine McCallum, a producer from Salford-based programme maker Purple Productions, spoke to an eager group of 25 Year 9 pupils from St Monica’s RC High School in Prestwich.   In the talk, […]
Year 9 students at a Stockport school enjoyed a timely careers fair right before choosing their GCSE options. Pupils at St James Catholic High School in Cheadle Hulme listened to talks from a number of inspiring professionals and spent time networking with some of the schools’ enthusiastic alumni. Altogether, the students heard from nine speakers, […]
A new State Talking partnership will help bring hands-on experience to students looking to work in healthcare fields. Meducators UK provides affordable, interactive workshops for students who want to study medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, physiotherapy or nursing. Practical sessions offer secondary school students first-hand experience of some of the basic skills and concepts taught in the early […]
This year has been the busiest yet for StateTalking and the first where the impact of the pandemic has started to lessen. Our impact report shows we have now reached almost 5,000 Greater Manchester state school students. Since we launched in 2020, a total of 4,866 pupils have listened to an inspirational talk from a relatable […]
A Manchester recruitment consultancy is the latest company to pledge support to StateTalking. Sellick Partnership has not only offered sponsorship, but also promised to get hands on with StateTalking’s mission of bringing relatable speakers into state schools. No sooner were they signed up, Managing Director and Founder, Jo Sellick, and the company’s Head of Talent […]
Manchester contractor teams up with education charity to support inspirational seminar Students at St James Catholic High School in Cheadle Hulme were treated to an ‘inspirational’ introduction to the world of construction by apprentices from a leading regional building contractor. Girls in Year 9 heard from Russell WBHO Building Student trainees Megan, Isabelle, and Lydia […]
Justin Onuekwusi and Cynthia Murphy spoke to GCSE students at St Monica’s RC High School about their very different career paths, and also shared memories of their time at the Prestwich school. Justin, who graduated from the school in 1998, is a top fund manager in the financial services industry, and has been awarded the […]