Thank you for supporting the Oracy Parliamentary Inquiry to improve oracy education in every school. MPs want to hear from students about why developing their oral communication skills is important to them. Following your discussion in the classroom, please nominate 2-3 students to type up the key points and comments made for each discussion point. Please include direct quotes and examples given.

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* 1. Name of school and contact details

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* 2. Context for discussion (eg. within lesson, separate seminar)

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* 3. Talking point 1: Students should do more of the talking in class than the teachers

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* 4. Talking point 2: It’s more important to be able to listen than to speak

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* 5. Talking point 3: Anyone can become a confident public speaker, if they are taught how

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* 6. Talking point 4: At the end of the day, more than exam results, communication skills are what help you get on in life

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* 7. Talking point 5: Great speakers aren’t born they are made

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* 8. Talking point 6: Every job requires you to have good oracy skills

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