Along with a large proportion of the human race, many students have a fear of public speaking; yet this skill, perhaps above all others, has the potential to make young people stand out amongst their peers. In this course delegates will learn practical strategies for teaching presentational talk skills, as well as discover tips for developing student confidence.
The session is delivered by a previous Director of Education at the English-Speaking Union, the world’s leading authority on public speaking.
A brief history of public speaking in education
Why public speaking skils matter
Public speaking and presentational talk in the curriculum
Understanding effective oral presentation techniques
Practical strategies for teaching public speaking skills
The benefits of debating in education
Practical ideas for using debate as a pedagogical approach