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‘An excellent session – really inspired confidence in the students!’

Discover Your Voice

The ESU’s Discover Your Voice workshops are tailored to learners of all ages and abilities and mapped against the national curriculum’s spoken language statutory requirements providing opportunities for learners to work independently and in groups of different sizes. Customisable to specific curriculum areas or projects, they all build learners’ ability to communicate and reason effectively, to listen, and to understand and respond to others’ points of view.

Each of the workshops are structured around the ESU key skill sets of reasoning and evidence; listening and response; expression and delivery and organisation and prioritisation.

Targeted activities allow learners to practise each skill, providing a clear and consistent framework for learning, progression and assessment.

Workshops are led by our team of university under- and post-graduates, all experienced debaters and public speakers. They are recruited from a range of disciplines and not only share their knowledge and passion for language but also act as positive role models.

Find out more about our workshops below.



Primary workshops

School pupils (a boy and two girls0 sitting in a classroom

What: We offer four workshops for learners aged 7+, including performing, public speaking, debating and oracy.

How: Enquire now

When: All can be offered as a half- or full day.


Secondary workshops

What: Our workshops help beginner-level and advanced learners develop and hone their oracy skills

How: Enquire now

When: All can be offered as a half- or full-day.


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