School of Eloquence, Nigeria’s foremost public speaking training centre, has opened a catch them young class for secondary school students on holiday in Abuja.
According to Mrs Patience Essien, Registrar of the school, the three-day intensive programme which begins on Tuesday, August 21, 2023, is designed to help youngsters build confidence, overcome stage fright and communicate more flawlessly.
It will be held at the Abuja Centre of the School of Eloquence located in the Central Business District of the FCT from August 22 to 24, 2023. This is coming after an earlier edition held in Lagos.
Mrs Essien said the programme tagged Abuja Summer School of Eloquence – The Public Speaking Bootcamp / Coaching will be open to students between ages 11 and 19.
The programme , according to her, will feature foundational theories in communication with hands-on, live practical sessions for participants. Areas such as the meaning and importance of public speaking to students’ future careers and mastering confident delivery will be covered during the 3-day training.
Upon completion, participants will be given more benefits of admittance into the junior eloquence club, a virtual platform on WhatsApp or Telegram where their practical skills would be further sharpened.
The School of Eloquence has an assemblage of seasoned public speaking professionals in its faculty that have impacted Nigeria’s public and private sectors. It has also assisted leaders in communicating effectively with the ability to process feedback for appropriate responses.
Established in 2006 in Lagos, the school has trained over 4000 persons and has, over the years, sustained a growing Eloquence Club where its past students meet physically and virtually to share ideas, examine case studies, and access day-to-day experiences to enhance their communication skills.