About Us

Founded in 1914 as a not-for-profit organisation, the STSD is the UK’s professional membership organisation for qualified and trainee teachers of Speech and Drama, supporting and representing our members around the world.

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Use our directory to find a qualified adjudicator near you.

Application for Membership

Want to join a friendly group of professional Speech and Drama teachers? Follow the link below to take you to the application form.

Why should I join the STSD?

Why should I join the STSD?

As a member, not only do you gain the recognition of being a highly regarded, qualified and registered teacher of speech and drama, there are numerous benefits and discounts for STSD members.

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What people say about us…

Speech and Drama training made the seemingly impossible dream a reality.

Adrienne Clinton, teacher

Everything you do in your career involves communication and to have the ability to speak clearly, concisely and confidently increases your power to influence others.

Janita McPharlin, Film & TV producer

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Finding a teacher

Use our extensive directory of over 300 private and qualified teachers of speech and drama, to find a teacher near you.