Recently I was asked 'what strategies are employed in your clubs to encourage uptake, progress and completion in Paths among your members'. My response was Mentoring! If you want success in your club and your goal is to build a 100% enrollment base in Pathways, I recommend a Club generated Pathways Mentorship Program. Here's one … Continue reading Mentoring Pathways Champions
No, this is not the name of a new music group! What is RPL? RPL means Recognition of Prior Learning - a method of enabling skilled practitioners in all fields to obtain recognition for those skills acquired prior to starting a course of study or applying for credit transfer. I see a correlation here for … Continue reading RPL and the Electives
Pathways Badges In the Pathways program you receive badges when you reach learning milestones; these are displayed in your Eportfolio in Base Camp. I recently completed another Path and went looking for the new badge. That's great - I can now share these badges in my Personal Eportfolio. This WordPress blog is my preferred site … Continue reading Personal Eportfolio: Pathways Achievements
Are you looking for an easy method of tracking your own Pathways Progress as a club member? Are you a VPE seeking an easy method of tracking the 'actual' Pathways project completion for your members? Consider easy-Speak. I am an easy-Speak user and advocate for its use for Club Management. I like easy-Speak even more … Continue reading Track Pathways Progress in easy-Speak
It began for me, about a year ago. The PQD for District 73 sent out an invitation to Toastmasters who wanted to be Pathways Guides for clubs in areas close to them. Now, my location, spans two Districts - 70 on the NSW side of the border and 73 on the Victorian side of the … Continue reading My Story: where has Pathways led me?
Base Camp Managers! Are you a President, VP Education or Secretary for your Toastmaster club this year? Did you know that with these roles comes the added responsibility of being a Base Camp Manager? Do you know what your Base Camp Manager tasks are? When I became a Pathways Guide, I realized that Base Camp … Continue reading Keep it Basic in your Camp!
Congratulations if you have chosen your Path at Base Camp. You may already be well on the way to completing your first level and happily planning your speeches. The five levels in a Path provide you with sequential development of skills, aptitudes and competencies. This month's post will focus on: Level 1: Mastering Fundamentals What … Continue reading How to succeed in your Path!