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Classroom Presence

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While teachers are experts in their subject matter they often lack experience of performing in front of a crowd, particularly when new to the job. In fact, many teachers don’t acknowledge that they are performers despite the obvious presence of an audience of thirty Year 9s.

In order to be the exciting, dynamic and brilliant teacher that students remember for a lifetime, a basic understanding of performance makes a huge difference. Skills such as improvisation, voice control, spatial awareness, building dramatic tension, changing dynamics, reading the crowd, taking the focus and storytelling are essential, and can set you apart from the rest.

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A Job Well Done

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After a recent poll of our communication skills training and coaching clients, we are pleased to say that 98% of clients asked said they would recommend our training to a friend or colleague.

This is really fantastic to hear, we are so pleased that our delegates find our training so beneficial that they want to share their experience with others.

So thank you to all those who have booked and attended course with RADA in Business, and to all of our tutors who deliver such a consistent high standard of training

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Summer 2012 London

If you are struggling to find a central venue to hold a meeting, record interviews, hold press conferences or networking events, then look no further.

Take advantage of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’s excellent venue facilities and its Central London location. This unique venue has a host of spaces to offer and is full of history, personality and theatrical flair.

Located just off Tottenham Court Road in the heart of London, minutes away from Russell Square Media Transport Hub and on the Olympic Route Network (ORN) the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art is an ideal venue for business meetings, office space and themed parties and events.

For more information on our spaces visit our Seasonal Events page.

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Enabling Confident Councillors

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With May 3rd local elections fast approaching, local councils will be undergoing many changes. New councillors will be joining the ranks and experienced councillors will be embracing new roles. Whilst most councils have their own induction processes for new councillors, there are many skills the councillor needs in order to fulfil their potential and to serve their community as effectively as possible. At the heart of these skills is the ability to communicate with clarity and impact.

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Taster Session!

Whether you are speaking to an intimate group of colleagues, or delivering a key note speech to a large auditorium, we can all improve the way we communicate to our audience. Here are some top tips to ensure your engage your audience, and deliver your message with clarity and impact.

  1. Plan out what you are going to say – know your content well so you avoid having to look at your notes throughout.
  2. Practise your presentation – always aloud.
  3. Try doing a tongue twister to help with articulation, such as 'Please, Paul, pause for applause' and repeat 10 times.
  4. Take time for a warm up – your body, as well as your voice needs to be ready. Release any tension in your shoulders by bringing your shoulders up to your ears and drop them and repeat three times. Then alternate raising your right shoulder, then your left shoulder repeat six times.
  5. Keep calm, take a moment to gather your breath before you start to speak.
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A practical, one-day in-house course exploring how to communicate successfully during tele-conference meetings and conference calls.

Whether it is due to cutting costs, or more teams being spread across geographical locations, more and more meetings are conducted remotely. Clarity of communication is vital as technology such as webcam and conference calls have a greater role in our lives.

The training will allow you to adopt some simple techniques to help you communicate effectively and understand how your body language translates on to a screen, and how your vocal delivery carries along a telephone line.

For more details please visit Virtual Communication.

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