Overview

The pandemic has deeply affected the educational system and disproportionately affected women. Our timely course brings together those working within the education sector to share experiences and build strong communication skills, needed to meet current challenges.

Attend this Confident Communication for Women in Education training course to learn a highly effective toolkit of transformative, performance-based techniques, involving the body, breath, and voice. It will be practiced throughout the day and applied to different communication settings and role-play scenarios to enable you to develop greater flexibility and choice in how you react and communicate.

This bespoke virtual course has been designed especially for those in the education sector to create a healthy culture of empowerment and a supportive and collaborative environment.

It focuses on developing and embodying the essential skills needed to create impact and communicate with confident credibility.

What Makes Understanding ModernGov different?

Delegates on this course will be given free access to The Understanding ModernGov Network. An online community platform where you can keep in touch with your trainer and your fellow course mates. We pull together exclusive content and a dynamic activity feed; member profiles; conversations and comments; topics and articles; polls, questions, and posts; events; direct messaging between members; and more.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note we will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

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Anne Walsh
Communications Coach

Anne Walsh is a Dialect, Voice and Vocal Communications Coach with extensive one-to-one and group business coaching experience in the private, corporate, public and charitable sectors with clients from the fields of Finance, Law, HR, Music, Publishing, Politics, Property, Local Government, Psychotherapy, Science, Medicine, Media, Art, Health and Well-being, IT, Teaching, Accountancy, Consultancy, Interior Design, Fashion, Journalism, Research, Secretarial and Administration, Higher Education (Lecturers and MA\PhD students.)

She was Voice and Communications Trainer at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama from 2008-2012 and designed and delivered in-house training in London, nationally, and in Europe, ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Discover powerful performance techniques for building status and credibility
  • Learn innovative voice and speech techniques to maximise your presence
  • Understand how your choice of language can create new and varied outcomes
  • Develop the ability to be assertive and dynamic
  • Practice different communication styles to deliver maximum impact
  • Leave with the confidence to create a positive attitude towards change
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
[email protected]

Agenda

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09:25 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 09:45

Ice Breaker and Clarification of Learning Objectives

  • The Chair will discuss delegate experiences to identify personal objectives for the day and tailor the course to specific requirements
09:45 - 10:15

Generating Presence - The Science Behind It

  • Confidence and assertiveness: how to build a resonant, physical presence
  • Creating the conditions for credibility
10:15 - 10:45

Be Present to Have Presence!

  • Owning and naming your strengths and positive attributes
  • Presenting yourself from a position of healthy self-esteem: Role play exercise
10:45 - 11:45

Developing the Toolkit

Delegates will have the opportunity to practise and deliver a line from a speech back to the trainer and the wider group to receive bespoke coaching.

  • Body, breath, voice, equals personal power
  • Breath is the key to relaxed, poised credibility
  • Voice and vocal performance skills – pitch, pause, and pace for maximising credibility
  • Acting as if: Performance skills for high-status credibility
  • Role play: Archetypal high-status – the language of rhetoric
11:45 - 12:00

Morning Break

12:00 - 13:00

Finding Your Feet to Speak Up in Meetings

  • Role play: Speaking with clarity of intention and impact in meetings
13:00 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 14:00

Reflection Session

  • Trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:00 - 14:30

Promotion: Speak to Your New Team: Role Play Exercise

  • Resonant versus dissonant leadership
  • Flexing between different communication styles: flexibility is the key
  • Avoiding self-sabotage in your language
  • Reading your team – understanding their communication preferences
14:30 - 14:45

The Power of Persuasive Language: Rhetoric

  • Be more persuasive by using rhetoric
  • Understand what rhetoric to use
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 15:15

Establishing Presence and Flexibility in Your Communication Styles: Risking Spontaneity

Risking spontaneity

15:15 - 15:45

Stepping Up and Owning Your Status

  • Identify best practices to support preparing for an interview
  • Understand what it means to be present in the moment to communicate in ways that are both flexible and spontaneous
15:45 - 16:00

Action Planning

  • Recognising and naming your strengths and weaknesses with objectivity
  • Identify areas where we are stuck – consciously welcoming change
  • Building a practical plan going forward
  • Select realisable, achievable goals and objectives stemming from your learning on the course
16.00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways

Pricing

Central Government & Agencies - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Local Government, Housing, Education & Health - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Charity - Virtual

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Private Sector - Virtual

Delegate Price
£445 + VAT

Testimonials

"This course pushed me out of my comfort zone, but I am so glad that it did as it greatly enhanced the learning experience." -
Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace Group Head of Finance, Binn Skips Ltd
"A very different approach to giving me the confidence in my job but also my day-to-day life. Thanks!"
Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace Finance Administrator, University of Edinburgh
"An inspirational and very interactive experience delivered by a very engaging and vibrant trainer. Learned to consider my body and breath to help improve communication and confidence when delivering meetings."
Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace Senior Analyst, Ofgem