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ESB International to help shape the future of oracy education in England

The Oracy Education Commission represents a pivotal moment for the oracy movement. Chaired by Geoff Barton, the Commission aims to provide a framework for national entitlement to oracy education at all stages of the curriculum in England. for students — Oracy Education Commission (@oracycommission) March 15, 2024 Commission Chair @RealGeoffBarton tells us why the…

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Happy National Poetry Day

It’s National Poetry Day and what better way to celebrate than looking back at some of our wonderful learners’ renditions. Poetry is one key component in many of our Graded Examinations in Speech assessments for learners in Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 5. Encouraging learners to enjoy this use of creative language helps…

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Oracy SEND Social Mobility Speech

We are recruiting for a Trustee/Director

Do you share our passion for empowering all individuals to possess the oracy and English Language skills they need to achieve their aspirations? We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual to join our Board of Trustees/Board of Directors, ensuring the organisation’s good governance and strategic direction. The ideal candidate will have direct experience…

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ESB learners reaching their goals

With Covid-19 still bringing many things to a standstill, we are excited to report that ESB International is open for business! Ofqual’s Extraordinary Regulatory Framework is enabling many of our centres to either see through their assessments in a new socially distancing format using technology or have their results calculated. Taking the Calculated Results route…

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