Course summary

Soft skills are the personal attributes of each individual, as well as personality traits, social skills and communication skills. Soft skills characterize how an individual interacts with peers within and outside the work environment. Different from the so-called hard skills, soft skills involve emotions and intuitions, both responsible for the ability to express and interpret the feelings of another person. Teachers need to be highly skilled in all these areas to be excellent in their profession. For a teacher, it is not just important to give a quality lecture; they also need to be able to transmit knowledge, skills and values at the same time. Soft skills for teachers are thus as important as their in-depth knowledge of the particular subject which they teach. It is only through communication skills that a teacher can introduce creative and effective solutions to the students’ problems.


Course objectives

The course’s main goal is to develop and acquire effective soft skills. The course focuses on improving techniques and practical activities that teachers can use in a classroom context, whilst expanding their ideas so they can teach engaging and informative lessons. The course aims to assist teachers of all subjects and to clarify their roles in encouraging students to become confident users of their language, in reading, writing and talking.


Learning outcomes:


  • Develop soft skills in order to overcome communication´s barriers and to support their managing role 

  • Provide tools for a more effectively communication and motivating people of various personality types 

  • Understand group dynamics  

  • Enable the participants to understand learners and colleagues’ needs 

  • Acquire knowledge and concrete tips related to delivering effective public speeches (how to structure and plan effectively a speech), communication skills and learning styles; 

  • Provide practical tools for identifying and changing unsupportive behaviors

  • To identify and share good practices that can be implemented at local level

  • Enhance communicative competence in English




Location and Dates

In Porto – Portugal


  • 20.06.2021 to 25.06.2021 CONFIRMED

  • 28.11.2021 to 03.12.2021

  • 06.03.2022 to 11.03.2022

  • 19.06.2022 to 24.06.2022

  • 27.11.2022 to 02.12.2022

  • 05.03.2023 to 10.03.2023

  • 18.06.2023 to 23.06.2023

  • 26.11.2023 to 01.12.2023




Course Duration and Costs


All costs of our courses can be supported with a grant under KA1 of the Erasmus+ programme.

Learning Together charges for a 6* days course 570 euros per participant (A+B)

A - Course fee and Duration:

For our 6 days course, the price fee is 420 euro for tuition and materials (6 day course x 70,00 Euros per day). This is covered with the course fee that you get with your KA1 grant: 70 euro per day.

B - Organizational Support: Payment of 150 EUR per participant (total amount).

Each educational organization also receives 350 Euros per participant for organizational support.  Learning Together will only charge you 150 Euros for administration and organization costs (Local organization, pedagogic support activities, learning validation, certification and Europass Mobility validation). This fee also includes the social program below.

Social Program


  • Cultural Heritage day: Guide visit to the city of Lisbon;

  • Visit to Lisbon’s most impressive and traditional elements.


  • Cultural Heritage day: Guide visit to the city of Porto;

  • Visit to” Ribeira” and  6 Bridges Boat Trip;

  • Visit to Port Wine Cellars.

* - *if interested in a 7 day course in Porto, please ask for prices.


To paid by yourself from the KA1 grant


  • Your grant covers travel costs. The amount is calculated based on the distance that you need to travel from your home place to the course.


  • Your accommodation and meals will be assured trough "Individual Support".                                                              The amount that you receive to cover the costs of your stay depends on the country that you choose. The range for Portugal is between 60-120 Euros per day and participant. This amount covers your stay at hotel and your meals. Learning Together don´t book your stay at the hotel but we can give you tips and advice for your booking. Plenty of restaurants are available on the city for your daily meals. This option allows you to explore freely our city, hotels, restaurants and course travels.