Academic Lectures @home for students aged 10 - 18

From September to December learn from inspiring speakers, who have succeeded in their area of expertise. Whether it is a Head of Academics, an engaging economics expert or a university professor and a doctor of social sciences. They can’t wait to share their expertise with you, help you prepare for your future and start thinking out of the box. ...and the cherry on the cake, these lectures are FREE OF CHARGE!

Different topics to broaden your horizons

What are you interested in?
  • Developing of Change Management: Change is the norm, so be prepared to deal with it. Learn how to manage changes successfully - whether connected with moving on to a boarding school, university or any other changes in your life
  • Global Economics and Jobs: Jobs lost, jobs gained: What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages. The importance of understanding the new link between multidisciplinary teams, soft skills, and how to get ready for the economies of the future. The seminar will examine the trends in industries, countries and demographics which will affect all new entrants to the workforce by 2040.
  • Improve your learning skills: Find the best way to receive, process, and retain knowledge during learning. Cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences, as well as prior experience, all play a part in how understanding, or a world view, is acquired or changed and knowledge and skills retained. 


Francisco Bustos - Francisco has over 24 years of experience in international marketing & sales. His work has taken him to countries across the world including Angola, China, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Colombia and all over Europe. Francisco is a linguist, speaking four languages and has a great interest in world history. Francisco has worked for several reputable education providers in Oxford, Cambridge and London. Francisco is an excellent mentor and a great listener.

Giedre Balcytyte - Giedre is a doctor of social sciences, an associate professor of linguistics at Vilnius University, an IPA (UCL, UK) certified phonetician, a researcher, a lecturer and a teacher trainer. Her special research and teaching focus is on the acquisition of English by non-native speakers. Verbal and non-verbal communication including the nuances of vocal skills and the prosodic/musical features of the English language is the area she is particularly interested in. Her empathy and understanding makes her one of the students' most favourite Academic Summer teachers.


Eleonor Calon-Jones - Ellie is Head of Academics and HR Director at Academic Summer, passing her HR qualification as the best in her year. Ellies was one of the first members of staff at Academic Summer and has seen the company grow as a teacher, director of studies and finally experienced HR Director. Ellie is an empathetic and enthusiastic lecturer with a great sence of humour.