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Impact Evaluation

Impact Evaluations

Impact Report 2018-2019

Want to find our more about the impact Talk The Talk is having in schools across the UK? Here you can view our 2018-19 Impact Report.

When there is an openness to ‘growing’ intellectually, emotionally and verbally, achievement, and joy in achievement, follow on. That is what this programme is about, what the external evaluation demonstrates and where its genius lies.

Professor John MacBeath – University of Cambridge

Cambridge Evaluation 2018

A comprehensive evaluation of our student oracy programmes conducted in 2018 by John MacBeath, Professor Emeritus at the University of Cambridge.

There was a consistent trend in improved confidence ratings from all participants.


Cambridge Evaluation 2016

Professor John MacBeath, Cambridge University, carried out this evaluation which was commissioned to measure the impact of the Talk The Talk programme in helping young people to:

  • Develop the use of structure in presentations, essays and exam question.
  • Identify and use persuasive language techniques to get one’s message across
  • Nurture employability skills, interview techniques and key presentation methods
  • Organise and present ideas with a sense of audience, body language and posture

National Education Trust Evaluation 2014

Richard Howard, National Education Trust, carried out this evaluation which was commissioned to ascertain whether the Talk The Talk programme has successfully helped to give students, and teachers, a better understanding and ability in speaking up and communicating with confidence.