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Why Greta Thunberg should be taught at school

Why Greta Thunberg should be taught at school

May 28, 2021

At the age of 16 Greta Thunberg attended the United Nations General Assembly and was asked what her message to world leaders was. Her response became famous and has helped build support for her campaign to address environmental damage. Some speeches resonate and can change the world, whilst others are instantly forgotten, and with them […]

Oracy, not just for English lessons

Oracy, not just for English lessons

May 26, 2021

Where do you think Oracy belongs in a school’s curriculum? For most of us, we immediately associate Oracy with English lessons. At Speakers Trust, we have been delivering oracy programmes with schools for over 15 years. It is true that most often, we are signposted to the English or Drama departments. But if this is […]

Online Learning launched

Online Learning launched

May 19, 2021

“Over the last few years, we have supported over twenty five thousand young people annually. Over the next few years, we have the opportunity to reach every single young person in the UK” This is the opportunity provided to Speakers Trust by Education Technology or #EDTech. The pandemic has forced us all to rethink how […]

The lost art of speaking out loud!

The lost art of speaking out loud!

May 4, 2021

Back in 1858, when the modern public exam system was first developed, educators needed to work out how they would assess the increasing number of students.

Annual Report Published

Annual Report Published

February 20, 2021

Today marks the publication of our latest Annual Report, and The Trustees of Speakers Trust are delighted to report on the huge progress made by the charity in the year to August 2020.  The charity has shown its resilience to the challenges created by Covid-19 and is positioned well to achieve its mission in the […]

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