Spoken Word Educators

Transforming schools through poetry

Our Team

Spoken Word Educators

Harnessing the power the power of the poetic voice, the Spoken Word Education Training Programme is the first of its kind in the world. Its aim is to train and place full-time Spoken Word Educators into schools to utilize the power of poetry in a supplementary way to unlock hidden potential.

Peter Kahn-Coordinator

Spoken Word Educator Profiles

Raymond Antrobus

Raymond Antrobus was born and bred in Hackney. He is co-curator of Chill Pill and Keats House Forum. Raymond appeared on series 5 of BBC Radio 4’s Bespoken Word. He is the International Farrago slam champion 2008.

Dean Atta


Dean Atta won the 2012 London Poetry Award. He is an ambassador for the Spirit of London Awards. He has written poetry for the Damilola Taylor Trust, Keats House Museum and National Portrait Gallery. 

Pete Bearder 

Riga WorkShop

Peter Bearder’s (aka Pete the Temp’s) work has been featured on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service. He has done spoken word poetry workshops for The British Council, Apples and Snakes and Hammer & Tongue

Cat  Brogran

Keith Jarrett


Born and raised in London, Keith Jarrett is a former London and UK Slam Champion, and World Cup semi-finalist. He is currently writing a collection of short stories and a novel, and collaborating on a music project.

Indigo Williams

Indigo Williams has performed for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Bespoken word’, The Royal Shakespeare Company and at the 2012 London Olympics. Her work has been published in 2012 Minimal Animal Anthology and she has facilitated workshops across the UK.




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