Oracy

Boosting confidence and oracy in Stoke-on-Trent schools

ESB’s work in partnership with Stoke began in 2014, and our relationship since then really has gone from strength to strength – with many of Stoke’s schools now seeing the benefit of ESB’s specialised Oracy assessments, and showing their faith in our proven results, at a time when school funding is at a premium. What…

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Learning Oracy Speech

Celebrating success at our Young Speakers of the Year Showcase

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. held its annual Young Speakers of the Year Showcase on Saturday, 11th November. Winners travelled from around the country to Liverpool to attend the celebration and receive their awards. Out of 15,000 students who took ESB Speech assessments across 2016/17, nine students were selected as winners in recognition for their…

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Giving youngsters a platform with Speakers Trust

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. and Speakers Trust today announced a partnership based on their shared aims of raising a learner’s confidence and unlocking their potential by developing and enhancing their oral communications skills. As part of their new partnership, ESB will create a qualification to support Speakers Trust public speaking courses, which will be…

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Oracy Social Mobility Speech

Celebrating success! Young Speaker of the Year 2016

English Speaking Board International) Ltd. held its second Young Speaker of the Year awards on Saturday November 12. Winners travelled to The Old Palace in Worcester to attend the celebration and receive their prizes. The five winners were selected from 14,000 youngsters who took ESB speech examinations in 2015/16. The 2016 winners of English Speaking…

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ESB announces partnership with The Noisy Classroom

ESB is proud to announce its partnership with The Noisy Classroom, a website and training organisation dedicated to supporting speaking and listening across the curriculum. The director, Debbie Newman, is a qualified English teacher, a former President of the Cambridge Union Society, a world champion debate coach and a former assessor for the English Speaking Board.…

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