(9) Presentation Skills for Heads and Senior Leaders (The Grosvenor Hotel, London, 7 November 2018)

Enable senior school leaders to develop the key skills required to make effective speeches and presentations.

Description

Heads, aspiring Heads, and all those in schools who are required to make speeches and presentations.

09:45 - 10:00

Arrival, registration and coffee

10:00 – 10:15

Welcome, introduction and objectives for the day:

Preparing, practising and giving a presentation

10:15 – 11:15

Session 1: Understanding your audience

Paper exercise to look at and raise awareness of accommodating different communication styles by understanding your own preferred style

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee

 

11:30 – 12:00

Session 2: Creating a positive first impression

Body language, building rapport and positive personal projection (introduction to the ‘bridge’ model)

12:00 – 1:00

Session 3: Structuring the presentation

  • Defining the purpose
  • Gathering content and ideas (consider presentation aids)
  • Structure the content (tell them what you are going to tell them, tell them, tell them what you’ve told them!)
  • Develop how to present it (incorporating communication and learning styles)
  • Handling questions
  • Plan and practise (understanding the concentration curve)

1:00 – 1:45

Lunch

1:45 – 2:30

Session 4: Giving the presentation – preparation session

Prepare in pairs- delivering individually

2:30 – 4:00

Session 5: Delivering presentations and group feedback

(With working tea)

4:00 – 4:15

Session 6: Reflective diaries for personal on-going assessment    

4:15 – 4:30

Questions and close