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
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:
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|
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!