For teachers

Communication Coaching for Teachers – helping teachers connect with both pupils and parents

Teachers are naturally good and experienced speakers and communicators. But they often have to deal with challenges like having difficult conversations with pupils or with demanding parents.

Why not offer your staff this highly practical and interactive course?

They will learn how we can communicate more effectively. We will look at voice, body language and the structure of messaging. We will look at their listening skills as well as the wider ‘softer’ communication skill sets.

All courses are bespoke and can run from one hour to a full day, depending on numbers.

The consistent feedback from teachers and Head Teachers is that Robin’s courses are inspiring, practical and hugely enjoyable.

For pupils

‘How to feel Confident’ – a one hour talk for Sixth Form pupils

We passionately believe there is a real need for children to be able to communicate clearly and confidently, whether reading aloud in class, speaking from the podium on Speech Day or at a university interview.

In this one hour talk, Robin will share some simple and effective tools that can help pupils appear and feel more confident in pressured situations, like public speaking or university or job interviews.

We will look at nerves, voice, and body language – learning how to tread that fine line between confidence and arrogance.

Confidence is an invaluable life skill that will help pupils in situations well beyond the classroom.

The consistent feedback from pupils, and from Heads of Sixth Form, is that this talk is inspiring, practical and great fun.

How it works

Interactive Training

Engaging and interactive training on learning skills for confidence, voice, body language and structuring of messages.

Group Exercises

Fun and enjoyable sessions to role-play and test various scenarios, developing bonding and learning at the same time.


Your staff and students will learn the essential skills to communicate with confidence, clarity and charisma.

For students

Interactive Public Speaking and Interview Skills training – helping students succeed in the real world

We all want to do our best when facing the nerves around public speaking or the worrying prospect of an interview, whether that’s for our next school, university or our first job.

Our group Public Speaking training is great fun. It’s crammed full of specific tips and exercises to help each individual student.

With an interview, we only have one go at it, so 1-1 coaching practice is really helpful. We want pupils to be relaxed and prepared enough to be their very best, every time.

Learning these skills while still at school gives students a firm foundation on which to build as they grow into adulthood, helping them substantially in both their personal and professional lives.

Our experience, enthusiasm and sense of humour, make our sessions memorable, fun and above all, really effective.

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Actor, author and communication guru

Robin Kermode is a best-selling author, popular keynote speaker and respected media commentator. He is the leading body language expert for The Guardian, The Telegraph and the Daily Mail. As one of Europe’s leading communication coaches, he works globally with senior leaders, politicians and corporate teams. Find out more.

“The staff loved it. Completely different from anything they’d had before. It was wonderfully refreshing.”

Joanna Ebner
Head, Thomas's Kensington


Absolutely. The actionable learnings from this Course will be valuable for all teachers.

Of course. The INSET/CPD Video Coaching for Teachers Course can be adapted for the best use of your requirements. We often run 1-1 sessions for the specific challenges of individual staff members as part of the Course.

Yes. We have given this talk to both Lower and Upper Sixth Forms together and separately.

We totally understand the nerves and anxieties pupils may be going through. We are experienced in creating a safe and fun environment in which even the most nervous and shy students can learn and really enjoy the session. And because of the lecture nature of this talk, nobody will feel under pressure to take part if they don’t want to.

Yes, they can be run virtually. There are advantages, of course to any coaching scenario. Face to face group sessions are naturally interactive, whilst video online sessions have the benefit of learning best practice there.

Yes we do. Please contact the office to arrange a call to discuss your requirements.

The Interview Training can be run over full or half days. Please contact the office to arrange a call to discuss your requirements.

Learning interview skills is important for students at any stage; and learning these in advance of the pressure of an interview allows students to assimilate the skills easily. We recommend a refresher session immediately prior to the interview.

Of course. We’d be delighted to help and will arrange an initial phone call to discuss your requirements in detail. Please contact the office.

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