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Where will Pathways take you?

Continue your journey of personal and professional development through Pathways, Toastmasters' new education program! As the foundation of your Toastmasters experience, Pathways is designed to help you build the competencies you need to communicate and lead. Scroll down to watch the "Welcome to Pathways" video, sample your first project, view the Rollout Schedule and more.

When can I start?

Welcome to Pathways

Welcome to the Toastmasters Pathways learning experience, an exciting, flexible and interactive way to develop your skills and help others in your club develop theirs. Pathways helps you learn communication and leadership skills that you need to succeed. It gives you:

  • The opportunity to build up to 300 unique competencies
  • 10 specialized learning paths to choose from
  • Online content, so that you can learn anytime, anywhere
  • Real-world, transferable skills
  • Content available in Arabic, English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish and Traditional Chinese
Welcome to Pathways

Paths and projects

When you first begin Pathways, you'll take an online assessment that will recommend the path that's right for you. Each path is based on five core competencies: public speaking, interpersonal communication, strategic leadership, management and confidence.

Here are the 10 paths and some of the projects they include:

Dynamic Leadership
Effective Coaching
Innovative Planning
Leadership Development
Motivational Strategies
Persuasive Influence
Presentation Mastery
Strategic Relationships
Team Collaboration
Visionary Communication
Projects & Path Descriptions

How Pathways began

Want to learn more about the Toastmasters Pathways learning experience? Watch these informative, short videos to get an overview of Pathways and take you through the Pathways journey from the beginning to where we are today.

Pathways is rolling out to your region soon!

Check back often for the arrival of Pathways. When you see the "Begin now" button next to your region, click on it to get started. View the rollout schedule for more details and to find out when Pathways will be available in your language. Don't know what region you're in? Find it on the Toastmasters Districts map.

 Pathways rollout schedule
    Rollout order Rollout timing*  New language(s) added 
 Program pilot: District 57Begin now  February 2017   English
 Program pilot: District 27Begin now  March 2017  None
 Program pilot: District 51Begin now  May 2017  Simplified Chinese
 Rollout 1: Region 14Begin now  July 2017  None
 Rollout 2: Region 2Begin now  September 2017  None
 Rollout 3: Regions 6 and 7Begin now  October 2017  French
 Rollout 4: Regions 10 and 12Begin now  December 2017  Spanish
 Rollout 5: Regions 3 and 5  February 13, 2018  None
 Rollout 6: Regions 1 and 11  March 20, 2018  German, Arabic and Portuguese
 Rollout 7: Regions 4 and 13  April 24, 2018  Traditional Chinese and Japanese
 Rollout 8: Regions 8, 9 and undistricted clubs and online clubs  May 15, 2018  None
*Rollout timing information will be updated as it becomes available. The dates listed are projected and subject to change.

Sample your first project

Take an exciting peek at the first project on your Toastmasters journey– the Ice Breaker. See how projects are structured in Pathways and experience how clear and simple the objectives are to achieve.

Break the ice!