We reveal New Zealand’s best oral communication teachers and also review the recent Stuff opinion piece, “Children need to learn to speak well to function in society”, plus add our own thoughts and opinions to it.
HEAD HELD HIGH BLOG
Everybody feels nerves and fear when speaking in public. Everyone. No exceptions. To a certain extent, they’re healthy sensations, as they sharpen focus and concentration. However, they become unhealthy when they reach levels that stop us from entering into public speaking situations. In this article, Head Held High teacher Brett O’Gorman shares a great tool to fast-track your way to making friends with fear. Don’t be fooled by the seeming simplicity of it!
As Head Teacher at HHH, Erica is the leader of the teaching team, and has a huge influence on the curriculum and teaching style that your children receive in their Head Held High classes. As such an important influence on your child, we thought you’d like to get to know her a little bit better…
It’s a simple concept, but one that’s making big waves; create easily watchable, fast, hilarious, 60-second episodes, and release them as an Instagram series. If you haven’t seen Millennial Jenny yet… You. Are. Missing. Out! Catch up! (Click here to watch it) The first series of the show has just concluded – 5 brilliantly funny episodes about Millennial life, written by and co-starring two of our fave Millennials, (HHH teacher) and her fiancé Emmett Skilton, who also directs the show.