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Communication in the school context 2023073F is a Course

Communication in the school context 2023073F

May 25, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023

$740 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time 

Thursday 25 May, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm 

Delivery mode 

In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne 


Individual Needs Co-ordinator, Student Wellbeing Co-ordinator, Teacher 


The presentation will be user-friendly and engaging, and will cover how communication styles impact our ability to support students. It will unpack all the levels of communication, the ‘hows and whys’ of communication, including written, emails, spoken and body language.

  • Practical knowledge that you can apply immediately, is likely to empower educators
  • Communication is part of everyday life, but essential in a community as intricate as a school. 

Key takeaways  

  • understanding how communication is a vital part of a school community
  • understanding that communication errors can have a significant impact on the relationships within the school community and thus on outcomes for students, staff and families
  • effective communication strategies to ensure clearer, kinder and more effective messages given
  • increased confidence in having tricky conversations and rather than having a sense of dread, approach these with confidence and clarity.


Presenter information  

Emma-Rose Parsons

Emma-Rose Parsons is a psychologist, speaker and board approved supervisor who opened Spectrum House in 2008. She works both in private clinical practice and with schools, assisting teaching teams to find solutions to mental health concerns in the education environment. She enjoys giving interactive and lively presentations, which are practical and meaningful.


Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment