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Being digitally savvy is becoming an essential part of many job descriptions today, but who knows what careers will exist in tomorrow’s tech-accelerated world? From music, fashion, retail, programming, manufacturing, or even finance, every workplace stands to be transformed.

By working with some of the world’s leading employers and speakers, this year’s Predict campaign will inform and inspire young people to explore the many opportunities that lie ahead in the digital and technology-enabled space.


Join us this June as we look at all manner of future careers – from the obvious contenders to new roles none of us would ever have dreamt of! Predict ’22 will help young people to navigate a world of new career possibilities and signpost them towards appropriate training and recruitment pathways.

“We are helping those young people become the most creative, adaptable and confident they can be, so that this rapidly changing and unpredictable world does not put obstacles in the way, but is a place of exciting unlimited opportunity.”


Robert Peston, Founder of Speakers for Schools


Broadcast talks from influential speakers and changemakers streamed online and available to all to inspire the changemakers of tomorrow.

Exclusive showcase event at a high-profile venue with prominent speakers and young people from local schools to promote the many opportunities represented in the technology sector (Covid dependent).


Private audiences at individual schools with one of our expert speakers who will share their own inspiring stories.

Engaging classroom resources to be provided to educators across the UK to support learning activities during the main week of the Predict campaign.

Virtual Insight Days and Virtual Work Experience placements to demystify the role of new emerging technologies in the workplace and highlight tech-accelerated careers.

Volunteering opportunities with tech-enabled third sector organisations to enable young people to develop their understanding of technology in the workplace.


Predict ’22 will be hosted and run by Speakers for Schools as part of our commitment to connect young people from all backgrounds across the UK to level up into new industries and future proof the next generation in a post-COVID economy.

Speakers for Schools was founded in 2010 by ITV’s Political Editor Robert Peston, and supported by the Law Family Charitable Foundation, with a mission to level the playing field for young people. It aims to end educational inequality by giving access to the same networks as the top fee-paying schools in the UK through inspirational talks and broadcasts, work placements, meaningful discounts and life-preparing opportunities.

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