Public Engagement

Roshan Doug is a motivational speaker and often invited to give talks in conferences about his vision of a creative education model.

Some of the conferences he has performed at include: Adult Learners' Conference (2003) performing with Sir Ken Robinson; North East Wales Institute of Higher Education Wrexham, 2007 (13); Birmingham University's School of Education 2011, Leicester University's Poetry Conference; European Summer School (with playwright, David Edgar and Chief Education Officer, Tim Brighouse), 2005; BKSB Skills Conference 2017 in Leicester (14); Birmingham University's Black History Month, 2015/16; Nottingham Trent University, 2007; Debate: Future of the Media, Birmingham, 2012 (15); Oxford University STORIES Education Conference, 2012, 'What is Education in a Global Context?'; Cambridge University's Shirley Society, on the role of a poet, 2005; Birmingham University's School of Education, Whose Research is it Anyway?; Barbican Theatre, London (2004) Jack and the Beanstalk delivering poetry workshops along with Jackie Gay and Michael Rosen for school children; and Juniper Training in Wolverhampton (2011) on the subject of what it means to be a teacher.

As Birmingham Poet Laureate, Roshan has performed at the ArtsFest, 2001/02 and has been a regular resident and schools' poet at Ledbury Poetry Festival, 2001-2007. He has performed and judged poetry competitions for publications including Express and Star and Asiana and British schools and colleges such Halesowen College, City College, Birmingham, Solihull College, Birmingham University, UCE and Queen Mary's Grammar School, Walsall as well as having done work in Delhi University and private and public schools in Jalandhar, India.