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
Are you looking for that essential 'guide on the side'? A tool that will help you unravel all the mystique of your Pathways Experience, and lead you to a new confidence level in learning online. Perhaps you're an independent learner and you want to master your online learning for yourself. Or you are VP Education looking … Continue reading Guide on the Side
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
This week I have been reflecting on my progress in my third Path and unpacking what I have learned and achieved. My overall perception of my growth as a Public Speaker and a Leader has definitely changed in the 14 months I have been working in Pathways. Changed for the better! Pathways has provided me … Continue reading Reflect on your Path
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
Dear Readers, I have been following Julie's journey in Pathways for many months, as she writes her daily blogs . Her blog has been a compelling read for her thousands of followers as she unravels her journey with stories of challenges, frustrations and success. I have asked Julie to share some of her thoughts on … Continue reading Pathways conversations with Julie!
Recently I read about the Top Ten Tools for 2018 from Jane Hart at CLP. This triggered a reaction from me - one that I could fit into the puzzle for alleviating some of the difficulty for Toastmasters to begin their online learning journey. We make an assumption that all Toastmasters are equally comfortable in … Continue reading Where to go to find help!
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?
Prior to starting Pathways, Toastmasters are keen to know about the program and what's in it for them. They will usually ask questions like: What are the Paths available in the program Where can I find information about the projects in each Path Who will help me get started How can see an overview of … Continue reading Changing needs of Toastmasters in Pathways!