Public Speaking is more than just standing in front of a group of people and talking. It is about connecting with your audience and who else would need it more than educators. Excellent teaching is all about educators who are able to hook their learners with their voice and ability to deliver their message effectively.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of programme, participants will be able to:

  • Use their voice and gesture to keep their audience engaged throughout their speech
  • Deliver their speech confidently and effectively
  • Apply the techniques of public speaking in their teaching

Who May Attend

For lecturers, teachers, trainers and administrators in educational institutions who are directly or indirectly involved in a teaching and learning environment.

SectionsContents
Section 1The Basics of Public Speaking
Handle your nervousness
Know your audience
Prepare your material
Use visual aids
Delivery
Section 2 Building An Effective Speech and Presentation
Analyse the needs of your audience
Identify key points for speech
Design materials to capture interest
Organise and present ideas logically and clearly
Section 3Engaging Your Audience
Employ effective vocal delivery and body language
Use interesting visuals
Stimulate participation with questions and activities
Be impromptu and show confidence
Create a memorable opening and closing
Section 4Practice and Presentations by Participants

Facilitator

Manjuladevi Ramalingam is a very experienced and professional educationist. Her interest in the field of English Language development has proved her to be an industrious, capable and excellent communicator. She has more than 15 years of experience in the field of education.

Manjula specializes in English Language Teaching as well as Effective Communication Skills. She has been and effective lecturer at her previous higher learning institution for the past 12 years. In addition, she has also been freelancing at various local public universities. Apart from that, she has also provided in-house trainings for the lecturers at her previous work place, both in teaching techniques and communication skills.

Manjula has also co-authored three books which are already available in the market, namely, English for Professional Communication – Business and Commerce; Social Science and Humanities and Science and Engineering.

Being a trained teacher in the field of English language, she determined to specialize further in the field by obtaining a Bachelor of Art (Hons) and Masters of Arts, both majoring in English language.