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Key Skills Series - Communicating with Others

The businessman Paul Meyer once said, “communication is the key to personal and career success.” But how much do we actually practise this important life-skill? This course offers tips for improving your communication, to help you get the best out of the team around you.

  • Practical and supportive
  • Easily accessible
  • For newer employees or even experienced leaders and mentors
1 hour
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About this course

We communicate every day, with everyone around us, in the words we use and the way we say them. A team that works on its communication is a team that works better, so it’s in everybody’s interests to improve our communication skills. This course, from our Key Skills in Educational Settings series, looks into all aspects of communication, from silence to speaking. You will come away with:

  • A range of tips for improving your communication skills
  • Knowledge of some key approaches - like listening levels, communicating behaviours and body language
  • Support for improving the way your team works together


  • NQTs, RQTs, and other school staff near the start of their career
  • More experienced teachers and school leaders
  • Line managers, senior leaders and school governors

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