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2020 Speech & Drama Workshop

For teachers, prospective teachers, senior students and diploma candidates.



JMC Academy 561 Harris Street, Ultimo (opposite The Powerhouse Museum)


Date and time

Sunday 16 February 2020
9:30am - 1:30pm



This year, registration must be completed online at or by clicking the yellow button below. The booking site closes at midnight on Sunday 2 February 2020 and no registrations will be accepted after this date. Registration includes morning tea.
Early bird tickets purchased on or before Friday 17 Jan 2020 - $65*
Standard tickets purchased between Saturday 18 Jan and Sunday 2 Feb 2020 - $85*
* plus 50 cent booking fee



Session 1 - Speech and Performance Theory – Online, a reality.

Session 2 - Book ends! Ideas to share – an interactive session.

Session 3 - Nailing the Teacher section in the Associate and Licentiate diplomas.

Morning Tea

Session 4 - Helping Students to Find their Voices - Sarah Meijer LGSM ALRA (London) From Sarah's extensive experience working with children and adults, with professionals and novices, she talks about some of the considerations in helping people to develop their communication skills.  Considering areas such as nature and nurture, different behavioural styles as well as the influence of culture, Sarah explores the faculty that is uniquely human - our ability to speak.

Session 5 - Preparation Voice and Communication + Warm-Ups

Session 6 - Being specific about addressing exam requirements – creativity welcome.

Session 7 - What goes wrong in exams? Putting a positive spin on improving performance, knowledge and presentation in both practical and theory exams.



Special workshop offer - the 2020 Speech & Drama Syllabus will be available to purchase on the day for only $12, a saving of 20% on the usual price.



Minimum numbers are required by Sunday 2 February 2020 for this workshop to proceed. Please do not make any travel arrangements until this date, or contact the AMEB (NSW) office for further information.


S&D booking site