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Public Speaking Workshop For Schools

When it comes to public speaking workshops for schools and any other education programme for your school, do not settle for second best.

At Super Speak we pride ourselves in offering the leading public speaking workshops for kids. We help our students build confidence, communication skills and creativity by offering the highest quality curriculum, great teachers and a supportive & fun learning environment.

If you are in the process of selecting a public speaking workshop for your school, we encourage you to consider these key questions.

1. Who is teaching the public speaking workshop for schools?

a) Are they qualified school teachers that hold a university teaching degree or equivalent?This will help ensure they are trained and skilled at teaching in a way that will achieve the best learning outcomes for the students.

b) Are they experienced school teachers with experience teaching Speech and Drama? This means that teachers are skilled and experienced in the area of teaching effective Speaking and Drama, not just Drama and not just Public Speaking. Through the combination of Speech and Drama, children can learn greater, more well rounded communication skills. This also means that teachers are skilled and experienced at effectively teaching and managing a class of students.

c) Are they registered and recognised teachers with the Victorian Institute of Teaching? This ensure that they are capable and able to work in any Victorian school, have completed all relevant police checks and are undertaking regular professional development to advance their skills.

2. Who designed the public speaking workshops for schools?

Are they qualified school teachers with at least a bachelor in education, are they experienced school teachers, are they registered and recognised teachers with the Victorian Institute of Teaching? What is their background?

When it comes to finding the best incursions or workshops for your students, you should aim to find a “yes” to all of the questions above.

Super Speak is Melbourne’s largest and leading provider of public speaking programmes for children aged 6 – 17 years. All of Super Speak in-school workshops are taught by Vicki Skyring. Vicki has taught the Super Speak programme in over 100 Melbourne independent & public schools and is also the principal of the Super Speak group class programme that runs across Melbourne after school hours. Vicki’s background and qualifications includes a Bachelor of Education (Teaching); Bachelor of Arts (English & Performing Arts); Associate Diploma Trinity Guildhall Speech & Drama; Licentiate Diploma Trinity Guildhall Speech and Drama; experienced classroom teacher of 20 years (Independent & Public Schools); Speech and Drama coach for over 20 years teaching Trinity, AMEB and ASCA; experienced Victorian Speech & Drama adjudicator and youth theatre director. Vicki has owned Super Speak since 2006.

Do not settle for second best when it comes to your students education. Consider the above questions first to ensure your students are in the most supportive and qualified hands to help them shine more in their life!

If you have any further question please feel free to contact Vicki directly at Super Speak on (03) 9572 5249 or on email info(at)