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ESB invites you to our free Talking Workshop

ESB is calling all teachers, Heads of English / Oracy Leads to attend its free oracy training day in and around Essex, to learn how you can improve oracy in the classroom. Please click here to find out more about ESB’s qualifications in Speech. If you would like to find out more about the event, or…

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Celebrating success in Salford: ESB presents RECLAIM teens with well-earned qualifications.

If only all graduation ceremonies were as inspiring as this! Tina Renshaw, ESB Chief Executive, presented certificates to young learners from the Manchester-based charity RECLAIM to celebrate their fantastic achievement. Tina and two representatives from ESB followed in Morrissey’s footsteps up to the famous Salford Lads Club to congratulate the young learners on their completion…

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ESB welcomes the Oracy All-Party Parliamentary Group’s inquiry – Speak for Change.

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. is supporting a new parliamentary inquiry Speak for Change, led by Emma Hardy MP, which is paving the way to improve oracy education in schools. *The Oracy All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) doesn’t currently exist while Parliament is dissolved ahead of the General Election, and therefore is not undertaking any activity at…

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Raising the ‘Baa’ in Omagh

Nathan Wilson brought a fantastic visual aid into Omagh High School for his ESB assessment – an adorable young lamb. For his Level 1 Award in Speech, Nathan gave a lively presentation on ‘Sheep Farming’ before going onto recite William Blake’s ‘The Lamb’ from memory. His ESB Assessor, Ian Patterson was taken by surprise when…

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ESB learner makes waves in Special Olympics

Emma Carlisle swam her way to victory by winning Ireland’s first medal in the 2019 Special Olympics. As part of her ‘Oral Communication in the Community’ qualification, Emma delivered a superb presentation to ESB Assessor, Joan Blackham, on her swimming training schedule in preparation for the big event, this year held in Abu Dhabi. Joan had…

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