Effective Communication Skills
for Teachers

Course summary

Madeira, Portugal

7-day Course

Erasmus+ KA1

Effective communication skills are critical for teachers in order to successfully interact with students, colleagues, and parents.

In this course, participants will learn how to develop their communication skills to become better educators. Through a series of interactive sessions, they will gain a deeper understanding of various communication styles, learn to express themselves clearly and effectively, and explore strategies for effective listening and conflict resolution.
The Effective Communication Skills for Teachers course is designed to help educators improve their communication skills, enabling them to create a positive learning environment and build better relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.

Throughout the week, participants will develop a range of skills, including active listening, conflict resolution, and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. By the end of the course, participants will have gained the confidence and tools they need to communicate effectively in a variety of contexts and situations, ultimately enhancing their teaching and the learning experiences of their students.

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Upcoming Dates

Course Duration and Costs

All costs can be supported with a KA grant under the Erasmus+ programme.

For a 6-day course, Learning Together charges 660 euros per participant (A+B).

For our 7-day course, the course fee is 560 EUR per participant, for tuition and materials (7-day course x 80,00 EUR per day). This can be covered with the course fee that you receive with your KA1 grant: 80 EUR / day / person.


The course fee for our courses has been adjusted to meet the new KA1 grant budget (Erasmus+ Programme 2021-2027). Before, sending organisations received 70€/day/person for course fees. Now, the new KA1 grant provides 80€/day/person.

Payment of 100 EUR per participant (total amount).

This fee also includes our social program, which you can see below.


In the previous Erasmus+ programme, each educational organisation also received 350 EUR per participant for organisational support. Learning Together only charged 150 EUR for administration and organisation costs (local organisation and logistics, pedagogical support activities, learning validation, certification and Europass Mobility validation). With the new programme, the organisational support fees are now a standard 100 EUR per person – however, they can vary according project type (job-sadowing, long-term,…). 

  • Cultural Heritage day: Guided visit to the city of Funchal;
  • Hop On & Hop Off Tour Bus;
  • Extra Activity determined by seasonal offer.

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Course Objetives

The main goal of the course is for participants to develop effective communication skills.

The course focuses on bettering the classroom techniques and practical activities that teachers can use, whilst expanding their ideas so that they can teach engaging and informative lessons. The course aims to help all teachers and clarify their roles in encouraging students to become confident language users when reading, writing and talking.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of effective communication in the classroom and how it impacts student learning outcomes
  • Identify and analyze different communication styles and their impact on teaching and learning
  • Develop strategies for active listening and effective questioning to better engage students and promote learning
  • Explore methods for conflict resolution and communication in difficult situations with colleagues, students, and parents
  • Learn how to give and receive constructive feedback in order to improve teaching and learning outcomes
  • Develop skills for delivering effective presentations and leading discussions in the classroom
  • Provide tools for a more effective communication and motivate different personality types

  • Enable the participants to understand learners and colleagues needs

  • Acquire knowledge and tips related to delivering effective public speeches (how to effectively structure and plan a speech)

  • Identify and share good practices that can be implemented at a local level

  • Enhance communicative competence in English

Daily Program*

  • Welcome dinner,icebreaking
  • Meet & greet, networking – participants and staff
  • Week briefing & planning
  • Networking Activities
  • Introduction to the course and learning objectives
  • Why effective communication matters in the classroom
  • The impact of communication on teaching and learning outcomes
  • Different communication styles and their impact on teaching and learning
  • Communication barriers and how to overcome them
  • Group discussion and reflection on personal communication experiences
  • Different communication styles and their impact on teaching and learning
  • The importance of nonverbal communication in the classroom
  • Analyzing personal communication style and its effectiveness in the classroom
  • Group activities and role-playing to practice different communication styles
  • The importance of active listening in the classroom
  • Effective questioning techniques to promote student engagement and learning
  • Group activities and exercises to practice active listening and questioning
  • Creating a plan to implement active listening and effective questioning in the classroom
  • Common sources of conflict in the classroom and how to prevent them
  • Strategies for managing conflicts with colleagues, students, and parents
  • Role-playing exercises to practice conflict resolution skills
  • Group discussion on how to apply conflict resolution skills in real-life situations
  • Strategies for delivering effective presentations and leading engaging discussions in the classroom
  • Essential & vocational skills: survival strategies
  • Managing time, stress, resilience – Work-life balance
  • Practice presenting and leading a discussion
  • Course roundup & review
  • Learning outcomes’ validation
  • Certification Ceremony

Social Activities Program in beautiful Funchal, Madeira.

*This schedule/ program describes likely activities but may differ based on the trainer's discretion and objectives.

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