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Our Month in Review

Our Month in Review

December 22, 2023

Moments away before signing off for 2023, we’d love to share with you what we have been up to for the past month, and look forward to welcoming a thrilling year full of new winners, captivating speeches and many more students trained thanks to our inspiring trainers and our team for making all this possible! […]

Regional Champions 2022-23 visit Corpus Christi

Regional Champions 2022-23 visit Corpus Christi

October 24, 2023

Every year, the Regional Champions of Jack Petchey’s Speak Out Challenge get the chance to travel to Cambridge, for a visit to one of the oldest, highly prestigious colleges, Corpus Christi. Our 2023 Regional Champions have already started to think about their next steps; even though they are in the process of studying for their […]

Celebrating last year’s achievements

Celebrating last year’s achievements

October 2, 2023

As the new academic year begins, we are reflecting on training over 35,000 young people across the country last year and are thrilled to have hosted four competitions.   Jack Petchey’s Speak Out Challenge  Jack Petchey’s Speak Out Challenge culminated in the Grand Final on Monday, 10th of July, at the Cambridge Theatre on the […]

Speakers Trust welcomes Labour’s commitment to Oracy

Speakers Trust welcomes Labour’s commitment to Oracy

July 6, 2023

Speakers Trust are invigorated by Labour’s recent emphasis on oracy in education today. Sir Keir Starmer’s recognition of the importance of speaking skills mirrors the feedback we consistently receive from employers and teachers in the seven hundred state schools we have worked in over the last twenty years. Sir Keir says “The ability to speak […]

Yorkshire, Sussex and West Midlands Speak Out Challenge Finals

Yorkshire, Sussex and West Midlands Speak Out Challenge Finals

April 19, 2023

We are delighted to announce the details of our Yorkshire, Sussex and West Midlands Speak Out Challenge Finals!   Following an expert-led interactive workshop, an assembly final, and a digital semi-final (Yorkshire/West Mids only), speakers will be chosen from across their regions to compete in their event.   As ever, a crucial part of our Speak Out […]

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