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Debating and Public Speaking for Students

 School incursions and individual coaching  with Elaine Doyle Debating and Public Speaking Schools Specialist

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Debating & Public Speaking for Students

Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award 2014 State Finalist

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Swannie Debating Award Winners 2014 & 2013 

Find out what a Swannie Award is and the students Elaine Doyle has help on this journey of achievement.

What Schools are saying....

"Elaine provides a comprehensive structure in consultation with teachers to enhance students' public speaking abilities.  A very professional approach".

Louise McGrath Principal, Mother of God Primary

Mother of God Primary
"Elaine's supportive and caring approach has built confidence and self-esteem in our students.  She has given them opportunities to shine".  

Clare Entwisle - Principal

Kew High School
"Thank you so much Elaine for your time and expertise.  The children have been so engaged and enthusiastic throughout the course.  Their Confidence has definately improved.  Their debates were fantastic".

Geraldine Worm 5/6 Teacher

St Bernadettes Primary
"Joel enjoyed your debating sessions so much. He had no idea what debating was about before you showed them “the ropes”. He really looked forward to the final “big debate” and showed a level of confidence towards public speaking he didn't have before.  So, a big thanks for doing that for the school/kids, it really enhances the extra-curricular opportunities for students".

 Frank - Parent St Anthony's Primary

A new level of confidence
  "Just passing on my gratitude for the great work you did with the year 11 students in preparing them for their leadership speeches to their peers.  The speeches were a significant improvement on previous years with students all adhering to their allotted times and speaking confidently".  

Danny Tamburrini  Sub-Schools Leader – Senior School  Kew High School 

Senior school leadership
“Excellent preparation for secondary school and for our school leadership roles.  I highly recommend the vibrant well prepared and executed programme tailor made to suit all students 10/10″.

Justin Tongue 5/6 Teacher Mother of God Primary

Preparation for secondary school & Leadership
"This was a really worthwhile and helpful experience for the students, bot for the less experienced debaters and the more experienced ones.  Elaine's enthusiasm and knowledge was fantastic!"

Catherine Barker, Teacher Simonds Catholic College

Worthwhile and Helpful for all debaters
"Many thanks for all of your work with the debating team.  My son's self-confidence not only in English but also in general has improved dramatically.  Sometimes a few key people can make a big difference in kids lives.  You certainly have".

Professor John Haisken-DeNew - Melbourne University, Parent - Kew High School

Giving teens a voice
"Elaine was wonderful.  Over the five weeks the students went from having very little knowledge to understanding the structure of debating.  Seeing/watching their growth was fabulous".

Susan Willamson Year 4 Teacher Clifton Hill Primary 

Watching Students Grow
"The workshop was fun and interactive.  I feel enthusiastic". 

Student Simonds Catholic College

Students find these workshops Fun and Interactive
Elaine was very accommodating to our school's needs and budget.  She tailored the student workshops to suit our needs and our student interests".

Renee Bilston Year 5 Teacher Thomas Mitchell Primary

Tailored workshops