Course Description

Communication is a powerful tool for increasing people’s support and participation in a change initiative. In this course, you will learn:

How to identify the values that shape people’s attitudes about change.

How to teach and use an effective communication framework.

How to create your own communication plan.

How to use what you’ve learnt in your teaching and in your service, school or organisation.


Early Learning Teachers

Primary Teachers

Secondary Teachers

Teaching Standards

3.7.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Engage parents/ carers in the educative process:  Plan for appropriate and contextually relevant opportunities for parents/ carers to be involved in their children’s learning,

4.2.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Manage classroom activities:   Establish and maintain orderly and workable routines to create an environment where student time is spent on learning tasks


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This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit for more details.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Good Communication

    • Course Handout - Create Change with the Right Communication

    • Knowing your Audience

    • Fifty-Eight Common Values

  • 2

    Module 2: Attitude Groups

    • Four Groups

    • Canned Tomatoes

    • Task: Canned Tomatoes

    • Holiday Spots

    • Power of Words

  • 3

    Module 3: Made to Stick

    • Made to Stick

    • SUCCESs - Made to Stick

    • Say "Yes" Australia

    • Daniel Hill

    • Task: Daniel Hill advertisement

    • Daniel Hill Analysis

    • Recycle like Michael

    • Pete the Platypus

    • The 'Right Inviters'

  • 4

    Module 4: Have a Go

    • Task: Plan your Communication

  • 5

    Module 5: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 6

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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