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The power of words through poetry and
how to communicate more effectively 

"The P.O.E.T.R.Y Model really made me think about how I can communicate more effectively. The workshop was very informative! It showed me different ways to communicate from a perspective that I haven't come across before, which means that I won't forget it."

- Workshop Attendee, V2V Youth Service, London


This is a highly interactive life skills workshop that uses contemporary poetry, popular youth music and role models, role play, group activities and multimedia in a fun, engaging and innovative way as a vehicle to teach young people about the importance of effective communication and why it is essential for life in today’s society. Each participant is also given a booklet to keep in order to reinforce what they have learnt in the session.


This workshop can be delivered as a 6 or 7 week extended programme and covers:

  • The importance of effective communication, both verbal and non-verbal, in real life situations

  • How to communicate more effectively using the P.O.E.T.R.Y Model™ created by SAY

  • Adopting a Positive attitude and confidence

  • Taking Personal responsibility for your actions 

  • Constructive disagreement and social interaction skills 

  • How education and self-development enhances communication and life in general

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