TALK THE TALK FIRMLY BELIEVE THAT ORACY IS THE FOUNDATION OF LITERACY.
 
AFTER ALL, HOW DOES AN INFANT MASTER A LANGUAGE? THROUGH SPEAKING AND LISTENING.
CENTRAL OFFICE TEAM

Based in Herefordshire, a Programme Director, Schools Liaison Directors and an Administrator oversee outworkers and our team of trainers

Confident Communication is a key to all manner of challenges that life throws at us, and, without doubt, is an essential driving force behind social mobility. We want the next generation of school leavers to have excellent communication skills in order to be better equipped to cope with the challenges they may face.

Richard Hull
DIRECTOR
Richard has been working within Theatre and Education for over a decade with young people throughout the UK, USA and Switzerland. He has taught English and Drama in Secondary Schools in Wales and the Swiss International system.
mark farmer
SCHOOLS LIAISON DIRECTOR

South Wales & Southern England

Mark works to establish contacts with schools in South and Mid Wales and Southern England conveying the benefits of Talk The Talk. He has over twenty years experience in business, logistics and event management.

RICHARD EDKINS
SCHOOLS LIAISON DIRECTOR
Midlands

Richard has been working within the education sector since 2009. With experience of both teaching in UK schools and account management for a global education company, Richard now works to support schools in the Midlands with their Talk the Talk programmes.

MICHAEL DOODY
SCHOOLS LIAISON DIRECTOR
North East England
Prior to joining Talk The Talk, Mike was a teacher for 11 years. He has worked in Comprehensive, Academy, Catholic and Private educational sectors, in various teaching and management roles.
Seb Thorpe
SCHOOLS LIAISON DIRECTOR
North West England & North Wales
Seb is a former teacher with extensive experience of the education system and inclusive practice.Throughout his career he has worked on developing and delivering curricula for various programmes.

 
JUNE HORTON
 
ADMINISTRATOR
June manages all our bookings, trainers and finances for Talk The Talk. Prior to working with us, she has worked within administration and human resources for Marie Curie Cancer Care, English Churches Housing Group and Merit Direct.