Giving a presentation

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Why learn to give presentations?

Plan what you want to say or show to people. Repeat key points. Listen and respond to questions.

Quick tips for tutors

Giving a presentation includes:

      Presenting ideas and information.

      Organising and linking ideas for a short talk or explanation.

      Listening to talks and explanations.


What do the levels mean?

Skillswise uses the levels of the National Qualifications Framework, which start at Entry 1, 2 and 3 and then go on to Level 1 and Level 2.

  • Entry 3 covers the basic concepts and is a good preparation for starting a Level 1 course.
  • Level 1 is roughly equivalent to a GCSE D-G grade in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, and a Foundation level at Standard Grade in Scotland. A useful qualification for many jobs.

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