A Step Forward to a promising future: Maple Leaf Kingsley Toastmasters Club
Written by Dr. Alan (English Enhancement Program (EEP) Coordinator)
Teenagers are often more comfortable communicating electronically than speaking face to face nowadays. Yet many events in teenagers’ lives require interpersonal communication skills to be resolved successfully. Now, more than ever, they need guidance in developing their communication skills.
In ML Kingsley International school participants in the Gavel club learn to:Overcome nervousness when speaking before an audience.
Organize and present ideas logically and convincingly.
Listen carefully to others’ ideas.
Participate in and lead group discussions or meetings.
Offer advice to help others improve their speaking and leadership skills.
All these skills are necessary for earning a living in today’s competitive job market, but are also essential for maintaining healthy personal relationships and achieving academic goals in middle & high school, as well as college.
What differentiates us from other International schools running the same program is having a multifaceted approach to the program, one of which is drama skills under the supervision of an erudite facilitator, who has dedicated more of his academic life to equip students with interpersonal skills and the latter is a facilitator, whose job is to acquaint students with the communication and creativity skills with dynamic and kinaesthetic activities designed to expose pupils to cutting-edge teaching methodologies.