The English-Speaking Union (ESU) offers rigorous speech and debate programmes, competitions and resources to boost oracy provision in your school, as well as workshops and scholarships to aid your professional development.

Our three competitions can all be accessed here:

Our lesson plans and activities will help your students get talking in class, whatever the subject and however reluctant they may be!

Registration for the 2021-22 competitions is now open. You can register for all of our competitions here.

If you have any questions or queries, please email or call 020 7529 1565.

We also are running two free training events in September which will be live and then available on our YouTube channel.

ESU Competitions - Key Date Chart ESU Competitions - Costings and Structure