20-2737-SPR-Building Rapport & Listening Actively to Parents & Colleagues

20-2737-SPR-Building Rapport & Listening Actively to Parents & Colleagues

For Primary and Post Primary Teachers and SNAs.

Session Overview:

This 2-hour session shares insights and skills from Ag Eisteacht's ABLE (Adopt, Build, Listen & Empower) model to help manage boundaries and conversations with parents, colleagues and pupils. It also provides resources to support the promotion of responsive relationships and wellbeing in the school community.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhanced ability to engage with the school community in a sensitive & appropriate manner by building relationships while maintaining professional boundaries.
  • An insight into the value & impact of active listening.
  • Knowledge and inaight into times of change.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Using the ABLE Model. (Adopt a relationship centred approach: what is is and how to adopt it.
  • Times of transition.
  • Making choices.
  • Key elements of empathy.
  • Positive interactions.


"So beneficial. I feel a lot more empowered to deal with otherwise difficult or overwhelming situations."

"Great insight into how best to deeal with other people's problems without becoming overwhelmed yourself."


Certificate of Attendance Included.

Cancellation Policy:

If you wish to cancel your place you can do so by clicking on the cancellation link at the bottom of your booking confirmation email. Course fees, if applicable, will only be refunded if you cancel 72 hours before the date and start time of the course. When you register for a course, you agree to these terms.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 15-01-2020 4:30 pm
Course End Date / Time 15-01-2020 6:30 pm
Capacity 25
Available place 1
Fee €10.00
Number Hours 2
Location Northridge House Education & Research Centre

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Cork Education Support Centre


Cork Education Support Centre, The Rectory, Western Road, Cork



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