About this day
This inspirational day of economics talks for KS5 students will feature industry leaders, academics and public servants. In five highly educational sessions these renowned commentators will delve into a diverse range of KS5 topics. A special session on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed, and each student will receive a handy revision guide to take home.
Programme & speakers
The UK economy Ayeisha Thomas-Smith, Broadcaster
About Ayeisha Thomas-Smith
Ayeisha is a presenter on radio 4’s Economics with subtitles and she hosts weekly podcasts for The New Economics Foundation.
The labour market The Resolution Foundation
We will discuss the impact of supply and demand of labour on wages as well as the imperfections of the labour market and how leading economists suggest we change it.
About The Resolution Foundation
The Resolution Foundation is an award-winning independent think-tank focused on improving the living standards for those on low to middle incomes.
Financial wizards Bobby Seagull, Secondary Maths teacher and Doctorate candidate
About Bobby Seagull
Bobby was an investment banking trader, chartered accountant, social entrepreneur and a semi-finalist captain on University Challenge. He is an author, TV presenter and now teaches Maths.