Director, Talk The Talk
Richard is Director of the charity Talk The Talk – equipping the next generation with the oracy skills and practical advice on how to achieve their potential. A former teacher, Richard worked within theatre and education for fifteen years, supporting young people throughout the UK, USA and Switzerland. He has spoken on BBC Radio 4 about the need for oracy and communication skills to be embedded into curriculums, and has also contributed to the TES. He believes that young people leaving education must be equipped with the tools to communicate confidently in order to be socially mobile and fulfil their aspirations.
Oracy and Confident Communication – Get Your Students Talking!
This practical workshop will support you in helping students find their voice and present themselves in a variety of situations, both in school and in their lives beyond. The workshop seeks to reaffirm the importance of oracy and the need to stimulate more active engagement amongst students in the classroom.