PATHWAYS

The New Toastmaster Education Program

Pathways is Toastmaster International’s program that builds upon changes in online learning and the world of work

Whether you are just starting out with speaking

or an experienced speaker looking for skill development challenges

 there is a Pathway for you

 

Pathways is built around 5 core competencies:

 Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Strategic Leadership
Management
Confidence

PATH 1: DYNAMIC LEADERSHIP

Build your skills as a strategic leader

The projects on this path focus on understanding leadership and communication styles, the effect of conflict on a group and the skills needed to defuse and direct conflict. These projects also emphasize the development of strategies to facilitate change in an organization or group, interpersonal communication and public speaking. 

PATH 2: EFFECTIVE COACHING 

Build your skills as a positive communicator and leader

The projects on this path focus on understanding and building consensus, contributing to the development of others by coaching and establishing strong public speaking skills. Each project emphasizes the importance of effective interpersonal communication. 

PATH 3:INNOVATIVE PLANNING 

Build your skills as a public speaker and leader

The projects on this path focus on developing a strong connection with audience members when you present, speech writing and speech delivery. The projects contribute to building an understanding of the steps to manage a project, as well as creating innovative solutions. 

PATH 4: LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT  

Build your skills as an effective communicator and leader

The projects on this path focus on learning how to manage time, as well as how to develop and implement a plan. Public speaking and leading a team are emphasized in all projects. 

PATH 5: MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES 

Build your skills as a powerful and effective communicator

The projects focus on learning strategies for building connections with the people around you, understanding motivation and successfully leading small groups to accomplish tasks. 

PATH 6: PERSUASIVE INFLUENCE 

Build your skills as an innovative communicator and leader

The projects on this path focus on how to negotiate a positive outcome together with building strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills. Each project emphasizes developing leadership skills to use in complex situations, as well as creating innovative solutions to challenges. 

PATH 7: PRESENTATION MASTERY 

Build your skills as an accomplished public speaker

The projects on this path focus on learning how an audience responds to you and improving your connection with audience members. The projects contribute to developing an understanding of effective public speaking technique, including speech writing and speech delivery. 

PATH 8: STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS 

Build your skills as a leader in communication

The projects on this path focus on understanding diversity, building personal and/or professional connections with a variety of people and developing a public relations strategy. Communicating well interpersonally and as a public speaker is emphasized in each project. 

PATH 9: TEAM COLLABORATION 

Build your skills as a collaborative leader

The projects on this path focus on active listening, motivating others and collaborating with a team. Each project contributes to building interpersonal communication and public speaking skills. 

INTRODUCING PATHWAYS

The future of communication learning

The core competencies are expressed in 10 unique learning pathways that emphasize skill combinations


Your journey starts in Base Camp on Toastmasters International.  Base Camp is an interactive questionnaire that will you decide which of the ten paths is best suited for your goals and the skill level you are at

 

All paths start with the first project "the ice breaker"

which is your first speech 

PATH 10: VISIONARY COMMUNICATION 

Build your skills as a strategic communicator and leader

The projects on this path focus on developing your skills for sharing information with a group, planning communications and creating innovative solutions. Speech writing and speech delivery are emphasized in each project. 

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