Better Career Conversations

Earn Your Badge

Former Blue Peter Presenters, Simon Thomas and Konnie Huq, have reunited – two decades after presenting the iconic show together – to help parents of 11-18 years olds have better conversations with their children about education and careers.
 
Our new content series, ‘Earn Your Badge’, features Simon and Konnie recreating some of their famous challenges, like the creation of Tracey Island, while sharing guidance on how to broach topics like education pathways.

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Earn Your Badge

Former Blue Peter Presenters, Simon Thomas and Konnie Huq, have reunited – two decades after presenting the iconic show together – to help parents of 11-18 years olds have better conversations with their children about education and careers.
 
Our new content series, ‘Earn Your Badge’, features Simon and Konnie recreating some of their famous challenges, like the creation of Tracey Island, while sharing guidance on how to broach topics like education pathways.

Episode 1

Join Simon and Konnie as they show us how parents can better support and talk to their children about their future whilst they recreate their famous banana and walnut cake.

Episode 2

Watch Konnie challenge Simon to beat her Guinness World Record of how many badges he can pin on her shirt in a minute…while naming as many education pathways as he can.

Episode 3

Watch Simon challenge Konnie to recreate one of the most iconic Blue Peter makes in the show’s history, with no instructions or support.