Jan shares a milestone with the Guild

2019 marks 50 years since the AGME began operations. But it’s also a 50 year milestone for one of the Guild’s most respected teachers—Jan Skinner. Jan’s first Diploma students qualified in 1969, two of 54 students to do so since...

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PowerPoint and Public Speaking

Did you know that the AGME has a public speaking syllabus incorporating the creation and delivery of PowerPoint presentations? PowerPoint and public speaking have come together in our latest Speech syllabus Business Presentations. This course is designed to meet the...

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How do you pronounce Australia?

Have you noticed that our country’s name is often incorrectly pronounced? Here are some of the mispronunciations heard by speech teachers, as well as our recommended way to say Australia.   Some incorrect pronunciations Leaving out the first syllable, and starting the...

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Speech Pathologist or Speech Teacher: what’s the difference?

In brief … Speech Teachers (or Speech and Drama teachers, or Public Speaking teachers) usually qualify through public examinations offered by organizations such as the AGME. Speech teachers use a variety of activities to help students with formation of speech...

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