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6 PD HOURS

Event Details

24/02/2020

9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Club Kilsyth Cnr Canterbury & Colchester Roads, Bayswater North

Year 7 - 12 English Teachers

$279 + GST

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Preparing Students for Oral Presentations Developing the Consummate Communicator

This workshop will equip you to teach not only how to prepare an effective speech but to deliver it sensationally for the highest grades.

Session one will give you the tools: for creating an environment for developing oral skills and how to prepare a highly effective speech as required in VCE.

Session two will provide the expertise and strategies to teach delivery skills of the highest order – with emphasis on the techniques of persuasion. This will be done through debating techniques and will equip you with five key strategies to make your debaters winners.

Session three will be focussed on professional techniques that will move audiences and deliver the highest grades.

Presented by Critical Agendas

Ron Thomas

Ron Thomas has been teaching Junior English for over 30 years from remedial to Gifted and Talented – and still does. He has delivered Professional Development for English teachers for a decade in all states of Australia and at VATE, Pearson and Critical Agendas Conferences. He is a published poet, Feature Writer, Travel Writer and author of a Drama Text book. His Drama background makes for scintillating English classes and workshops. A Gold Level Toastmaster, he brings Public Speaking skills to English teaching. Ron’s seminars are highly interactive and you’ll walkaway with a swag of immediately useful resources for your classes

Hear from teachers who have attended a Critical Agendas Event

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!

Susan Snooks

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

Liberty Hatzidimitriou

Inspirational Speakers –  the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms

Libby Fullard.