• Boost your speaking confidence
    with a top employer

    Companies include Wavemaker, Investec, Just Eat,
    General Electric and Man Group

  • You've been selected for a place on the We Speak programme. It will give you the chance to develop your speaking confidence in a very relaxed and low pressure environment. 
     
    You'll also get support from a friendly mentor from a top employer like Investec, Just Eat, Wavemaker, Man Group or General Electric.  
     
    The programme starts in March and you'll take part in live online sessions once a week for 4 weeks. Participants receive a Certificate of Achievement.

    Your teacher will share a short registration form with you, along with a parental consent form.
  • Get a mentor from a top employer

    Just Eat
    Investec
    Deloitte
    YMU Group
    Wavemaker
  • Benefits for students

    1

    Build essential communication skills

    2

    Personalised advice from top employer

    3

    Get feedback on job interviews

    4

    Receive Certificate of Achievement

  • Feedback from previous participants

    “I’m able to talk more freely. I haven’t got the sound of fear in my voice. Plus I am more comfortable talking to people I don’t know."

    Student, City and Islington College

    “It felt really uplifting. 
    It was lovely to speak to all of the different mentors and get to know them. I feel much more confident."

    Student, LaSwap Sixth Form College

    "It helped me feel more confident in speaking. I think I am getting better at talking and communicating what I want to say."

    Student, King's Maths School
  • Support from university students

    Our workshop Facilitators are university students and graduates who have been through the same journey as you building their confidence.
     
    They'll introduce you to your employer mentors, help you find out what you're passionate about and give you supportive feedback.
     
    The Facilitators are a really friendly group of people who can share their tips and advice, and answer any questions you have.
  • The online programme

    1

    Introduce

    You'll meet your Mentors for the first time and do some warm up exercises to help develop speaking confidence.

    2

    Discover

    The Mentors will lead conversations with you to explore your ideas and
    develop communication skills for the workplace.

    3

    Interview

    This week is all about interview practice, with your Mentors giving you personalised feedback on your interview skills.

    4

    Practice

    The programme wraps up with some more practice, with supportive feedback from Mentors to help build confidence.