Mindfulness, Voice and Presentation Techniques for Teachers

This course is designed for primary and secondary teachers who wish to learn mindfulness  techniques which can assist you in building resiliency, reducing stress and anxiety and how these techniques can be applied in your classroom.

In addition, you will develop a range of practical skills and techniques in the effective use of the voice and the development of presentation skills for improved classroom delivery.

Associate Professor Craig Hassed is an expert in mindfulness and has recently given an address on mindfulness at the House of Commons during a visit to the United Kingdom.

Topics covered

  • Introduction to mindfulness, the research behind it and its role in education
  • How can mindfulness assist teachers in building resiliency and reducing stress
  • How can mindfulness be used to facilitate student learning and wellbeing and ways that mindfulness can be used in a school environment
  • Learn techniques for effective voice projection and articulation
  • Using actor training techniques, learn how to develop your confident teacher presence

Course length

Day class of six hours.

Cost

$285 (inc GST)

Date and venue for 2018

30 May (Wednesday)
9am – 3:30pm
Clayton campus

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Assessment

A variety of practical tasks will be identified during the course.

Recognition

This course references the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) 3.3, 3.5, 4.1, 6.2, 6.3 and 6.4.

You will gain a Certificate of Completion.

Presenters

Associate Professor Craig Hassed

Christopher White