If you want people to vote for you in an election you have to convince them that you’re the right person for the job.Giving a speech is a great way to sell your ideas and personality to win votes, but writing a speech and public speaking can be difficult things to do, so this resource includes a template and some simple advice to help you make the most of your speech.[Download not found]
You’ll need to be a member of the Smart School Councils Community to access this, and you can register here.
Also, if you’re starting term after summer and need some advice on how to improve your school council then look at this list of ten great ideas to kickstart your school council.
If you’re still having trouble with public speaking after using this resource, there’s more free advice available from the Speak Out Challenge. Follow this link to see what they have available.
If you’re not sure what to talk about in your speech, we have a page of school council election resources available here: