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Where could the ESU take you?

ESU Lindemann Scholar, Vivien Cumming is a scientist, photographer and writer who travels the world in the pursuit of new adventures and discoveries.

The importance of active listening

One of our mentors shares her experiences of the ESU Debate Tour in the USA. Active listening plays a crucial part in speaking and listening, oracy skills.

Lincolnshire student travel grant: Three testimonials

The Lincoln and Lincolnshire branch funds a travel grant of their own here are three testimonials from students.

Lincolnshire student travel grants

The Lincoln and Lincolnshire branch funds a travel grant of their own in an effort to support young people in developing and furthering their cultural understanding.

Circles of change

Teacher Patrick Ryan used his recent Walter Hines Page Scholarship to look at how oracy can help teach citizenship and the benefits this brings.

Lincolnshire Annual Dinner 2017

The Lincolnshire branch held its annual black-tie dinner in the recently opened Constance Stewart Building at the Bishop Grossette Universtiy in Lincoln.

Tales from Thailand

Gap-year student sponsored by the Devon & Exeter branch reports on her year teaching English to primary age children.

Sustainable oracy through our Discover Debating CPD sessions

Anna England-Kerr explains how our CPD sessions for teachers are vital to the success of our Discover Debating programme for primary schools.

Oracy as a life skill

The latest research on spoken english from Cambridge University looks at how oracy can improve classroom discussions, critical thinking and the development of life skills.

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