How to Create Consummate Communicators: Develop confidence and leadership, win debates, move audiences and prepare for the VCE English Oral

Presented by: Ron Thomas

Event Information: 6 PD Hours 

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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.

Event Details:


Friday 22nd November, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Saxons Training Facilities 
Level 6, 500 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Target Audience: Year 7 - 12 English Teachers.

  $279.00 + GST

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About the Presenter:

Ron Thomas has taught VCE English and literature for 20 years. His company, Speak With Power, trains student speakers - primary and secondary - in all states of Australia and Bangkok. He has been running teacher professional development in oral communication across Australia for nearly a decade and uses Drama skills to enhance presentation skills.

Ron was commissioned to write the speech that won the NSW Junior Championships. He is a debating trainer and has twice coached teams to the DAV Grand Final. Ron is a Gold Level Toastmaster and winner of District Humorous Speaking Championships. His seminars are always highly interactive, active and fun.


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