Poetry TrainPoetry Train was a training programme designed by the PoetrySociety that provided a poetry intervention to support studentteachers who will go on to teach in primary schools. It aimed toimprove these student teachers’ ability and confidence in theteaching of poetry in order to engage pupils. Poet educators(professional poets with experience working in educationsettings) worked with student teachers at two higher educationinstitutions, providing additional support, ideas and resources inteaching workshops as well as giving online mentoring over thecourse of an academic year (2011-2012).