Speech

Government minister visits Foxes Academy

Penny Mordaunt, Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health recently visited Foxes Academy in Minehead for an event at the Academy’s very own Foxes Hotel. After a dinner prepared by the learners, seven of them gave a presentation on their passion for working, and put forward their ideas on how to decrease the learning disability…

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SEND 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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Oracy Speech

ESB Level 3 qualifications carry UCAS tariff points

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd.’s Advanced Grade Qualifications in Speech (Grades 6 – 8) are accepted by the UK Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) and will carry the following UCAS Tariff points for university and HE entry from 2017:   Grade 6 Pass 8 Merit 10 Distinction 12 Grade 8 Pass 24 Merit 27…

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Employability Speech

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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Oracy Speech

Bolton benefits from English Speaking Board’s teacher-training

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. ran a teacher-training session for primary and secondary school teachers from Bolton and the surrounding region at Bolton School on Wednesday 3rd February. This event was designed to give teachers an insight into the way that ESB’s qualifications are mapped to the National Curriculum and demonstrate how they give students…

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Oracy Speech

English Speaking Board pioneers new Debating qualification

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. has produced the first ever accredited qualification in debating. Awards in Debating are aimed at 10 to 18-year-olds and are designed to give youngsters an opportunity to improve their debating skills and endorse their talent for public speaking. Alison Coates, ESB’s Speech Business Development Advisor, who developed the suite of…

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Learning Oracy Speech