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Voice 21 & Impetus

Our partnership with Impetus has been transformational in unlocking our potential and supporting us to understand how we can more effectively achieve our impact. They've made a difference in so many areas of the organisation already and we're excited about what we can achieve together in the future

– Beccy Earnshaw, CEO, Voice 21


The need: Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are significantly more likely to suffer from poor oracy skills from an early age, compared to their peers, which puts them at greater risk of getting no qualifications and failing to get into work or training.

Our charity partner: Oracy (the ability to communicate effectively using spoken language) is essential for success in education, work and life. Voice 21 run a variety of oracy training programmes for teachers and schools. They support teachers to become expert oracy practitioners and provide deep support to individual schools to embed oracy in the curriculum.

Our impact: Impetus will help Voice 21 clarify their mission, target population and outcomes to ensure their work is focused towards the young people who need it most.

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