Videos of HOD members giving speech evaluations which enhance their own listening and analysis skills plus aid the speaker with commendations on things they did well and suggestions for things that might improve their speech.

Taking on this role improves active listening, critical thinking and positive feedback skills.

Evaluation is the heart of the Toastmasters educational program. You observe the speeches and leadership roles of your fellow club members and offer evaluations of their efforts, and they do the same for you. As evaluator you:

  • Ask those you’ve been assigned to evaluate what they will present and what they wish to achieve.
  • Provide objective verbal and written evaluations for speakers.
  • When giving any evaluation, offer praise as well as constructive criticism.
  • When commending what the speaker did well speak to the whole club as it’s for everyone’s benefit.
  • When giving recommendations on how the speech might be improved address the speaker specifically.