Example Session Notes for Evaluation Workshop

Early in 2015, one of our members conducted a 45 minute workshop on evaluations. Here are the resources for you to use as you like:

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Speakin ain’t trainin’

3 ways to improve your Toastmasters Club educationals

 

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Training Packages from TBD

As part of our commitment to developing training throughout our District, our club designs, tests and develops session plans for trainers to deliver. Whilst these have been written to support our members to deliver successful educationals to Toastmasters clubs, any Toastmaster is welcome to use them. If you do use them, we would love some feedback on how useful the session plan was and the success of your training! [Read more…]

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Life or Death by Powerpoint Educational

At the exact moment Wendy White was delivering her powerpoint educational there were 30 000 powerpoint presentations being done in the world. Knowing how many deliver ‘death by powerpoint’ that means a lot of bored people in audiences at any moment in time. Wendy delivered a series of tips on how to use powerpoint when presenting. [Read more…]

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Goals Based Training Tips

When delivering training it is great to set goals at the beginning of the session so everyone understands what the objectives are and what they can expect to get. It is important to build rapport with an audience especially if delivering training. To really establish a pattern of effective training it is vital to seek trainee participation. Christine Jansz kicked off our Training Tips session with this focus on goal setting. [Read more…]

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7 Learning Styles Educational

The same training can generate different results in the workplace solely based on the different learning style people have. This is something that Dianne Sammut began investigating to determine why some of her trainees got it and some clearly didn’t. Dianne gets all staff to complete a learning styles questionnaire. Interestingly she has found half are one style and the remainder are a mixed bag of all other learning styles. [Read more…]

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Be Memorable – Training Game

The objective of Kerry Lambert’s training game was to stimulate our thinking about what it is that makes the audience remember us and our take away points.

4 volunteers were asked to introduce themselves to us including their job, an interesting fact about themself and the names of 3 people they’d like to take to dinner. [Read more…]

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You’re a Tool – Brain Based Learning Educational

The second educational in our sample meeting was ‘You’re a Tool’ by Belinda Faulkner. The message being that we are the strongest training tool we have. It is up to us as trainers to be engaging and to immerse trainees in the learning experience. It began with the difference between speaking and training, how to engage learning centres and the application it can have in Toastmasters educationals. [Read more…]

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Representational Systems – Educational

The Trainers By Design sample meeting was privileged to be delivered an educational on representational systems and sensory based language. Many toastmasters already know Eric Pace who delivered the educational as an accomplished trainer. By first establishing ur primary sense he was able to focus our attention on how use sensory based language to improve our speaking and training. [Read more…]

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