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Key Communication Skills for Leaders

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” George Bernard Shaw


Training overview:

Participants on the course will:

  • Develop knowledge of principles of lines of communication and school structure
  • Understand various communication channels
  • Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of different methods of communication, according to timescale, needs of audience and topic
  • Develop understanding of typical barriers to communication in schools, and how to overcome them
  • Receive strategies to deliver effective feedback
  • Examine creative ways to engage others
  • Take steps to review existing communication channels and methods



By the end of the course participants will:

  • Be better able to clarify and explain the lines and methods of communication within the school
  • Be better able to select and use appropriate methods of communication according to context
  • Be more aware of the importance of feedback within all communication systems


Who will benefit from this training?

Leaders at all levels (executive, senior, middle and aspiring).


Format of training:

This training can be delivered face-to-face or live online via Zoom. A variety of training resources (case studies, video etc) will be used to engage and challenge participants.

Duration: 3 hours (can be 2 x 1.5 hours if live online)

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.