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Scottish teacher wins inaugural International Oracy Teacher Award

New award recognises excellence in oracy teaching around the world.

International Oracy Teacher Award - shortlist 2018!

See the shortlist for our inaugural International Oracy Teacher Award.

World Schools Debating Championships 2018 selection criteria

Read about our changes to the selection process to help ensure excellence through diversity.

Romania Debate Tour 2018

ESU oracy coach Eddy Booth shares his experience of teaching debating in Constanta.

Philippines fields best young speaker

Johanne Jazmin Tan Jabines from the Philippines beat 50 other contestants from across the world to win the International Public Speaking Competition 2018.

And the winners are...

The winners of the Schools' Mace and Performing Shakespeare competitions for 2018 are announced.

Performing Shakespeare final: Wyndham's theatre 20th March

James of St Thomas More High School, was declared the winner of the Best Performance Award in the 2018 Performing Shakespeare Competition.

The International Public Speaking Competition grand final

The 2017 International Public Speaking Competition grand final was held on the 12th May, seeing Luke Macaronas from Australia taking out the final.

Celebrating 60 years of the Schools’ Mace

On the 60th anniversary of Schools’ Mace, four Mace winners from various decades, tell us how it has shaped their lives.

My life-changing year in the US

Kane McLaughlin from Derry talks about his Secondary School Exchange to the US and the profound effect it had on him.

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