Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work

Leah Shmerling
Career counsellor/coach, Course Facilitator, Retirement Coach
Interpersonal skills are the life skills to communicate and interact with other people. People with good skills are usually perceived as optimistic, calm, & confident...
Target Audience
Teachers, Graduate Teachers, Senior Teachers and Assistant Principals
24 reviews
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

Interpersonal skills enable individuals to interact and communicate with each other and in groups. In the workplace, individuals with strong interpersonal skills are perceived as being: positive, calm, confident and authentic. Possessing well developed interpersonal skills relate to an individual’s level of emotional intelligence with qualities that are often appealing to others.

Audience

Teachers, Graduate Teachers, Senior Teachers and Assistant Principals

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 lifetime course access


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Teaching Standards

6.2.2 Proficient Level – Engage in professional learning and improve practice
6.3.2 Proficient Level – Engage with colleagues and improve practice
6.4.2 Proficient Level – Apply professional learning and improve student learning
7.4.2 Proficient Level – Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing this course will contribute 6 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 6.2.2, 6.3.2, 6.4.2 & 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TTA (Teacher Training Australia) is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Lead Level Teacher.


This course contributes to 6.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

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Sessions

Interpersonal skills for life and work

6 hours

• Communication skills – are verbal and nonverbal messages about what we say and how we say it through our body language by our facial expression, eye contact, tone of voice, gestures with hands and arms, and use of space.
• Listening and empathy – how we interpret the message, understanding what it is like for the other party, and the use of silence
• Assertiveness-expressing your needs, feelings and ideas that is respectful to both yourself and the other party
• Questioning-to obtain clarification or further information
• Feedback skills –provides both praise for good performance, and constructive feedback for corrective action

User Rating

4.5

Latest Reviews

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Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
27/04/2020

Interesting no

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
27/04/2020

Great content to encourage me to reflect and consider the type of leader I would like to be.

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
27/04/2020

Very relevant The PD ‘Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work’ has some excellent advice on how to engage with others, provide positive feedback and have the ability to say no. It is an easy to follow PD and you will benefit from the numerous ideas it offers.

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
18/04/2020

The course was varied in content and delivery which made it interesting. It was relevant to my position and useful.

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
18/04/2020

Alot of useful information about the different aspects of interpersonal skills such as listening, communicating, body language and criticisms. There was alot of information, would have liked more on

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
18/04/2020

Good

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
05/12/2019

Engaging

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
02/09/2019

Excellent course that gave very helpful tips and strategies to think about in communicating in the workplace and relationshipos in general

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
02/09/2019

Very relevant and engaging

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
02/09/2019

It was all relevant

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
02/09/2019

High quality and highly relevant

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
02/09/2019

this course covered interesting aspects of mentoring

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
02/09/2019

Very relevant to my upcoming role as a head of department and effectively communicating with staff.

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
22/12/2018

The course was very relevant, informative and of high quality. The course also gave good examples to use and related to many situations and work places.

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
22/12/2018

great for people with low emotional intelligence

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
22/12/2018

high quality very transferable content for every day situations as well as within the workplace and classroom

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
22/12/2018

I found the quality and relevance of the course to be very useful.

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
22/12/2018

very good

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
22/12/2018

This course was very relevant and of a high quality; especially the assertive stance and the feedback TED talk.

Mentoring and Development - Interpersonal skills for life and work - Leah Shmerling
22/12/2018

this course was fantastic. i particularly liked the KKK method of providing feedback


About the team


Leah Shmerling

Creator

Leah Shmerling is the Director and Principal Consultant of Career Coaching and Training, and is a Certified Retirement Coach. She is passionate about education, training and career development. With numerous higher level and vocational qualifications, and over thirty years’ experience in career development, education and training, she brings professionalism and depth of understanding to mentoring and professional development, career counselling and coaching, job seeking and retirement coaching.

Since commencing employment, Leah has undertaken work in complementary areas that includes: corporate training, teaching in the tertiary sector and vocational training, and career counselling/coaching clients from a range of backgrounds and levels.

Leah is a Workshop Leader for Small Business Victoria, facilitating programs across Victoria. For many years, she has facilitated training programs for professional associations that include: the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI), CPA, the Australian Retailers Association of Victoria, and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Leah is the developer, writer and producer of two online short courses: Mentoring and Development, and Foundations in Career Development Practice (incorporating CHCSS00005 Career Development Practice Skill Set).
Mentoring and development supports the professional practice of those who are seeking to unlock their potential for higher level performance. The process enhances professional learning and insight to reach a higher level of understanding to integrate into your work, as a process of continuous improvement.

The Foundations in Career Development (incorporating CHCSS00005 Career Development Practice Skill Set) course. The course provides individuals with a career development framework and ethical standards, designed to complement the professional practice of those who work or seek to work in careers, employment, education and training services, human resources, or industry specialist services.

With a strong writing background, Leah is a published author with Macmillan Education Australia of two books titled: Job Applications: The Winning Edge 1993, which sold nationally and overseas, with a second edition published in 1998, and Communication In The Workplace, 1996, using a competency based approach for the TAFE and professional market.

For many years, Leah has worked as a freelance journalist and has written for The Age – Education, Employment and Business, and is a former columnist and freelance writer with the Herald Sun – Learn. Leah has also written professional and business publications. Currently, Leah is a Published Writer on LinkedIn, and online professional publications.

Leah holds a Master in Professional Education and Training, Graduate Diploma in Career Development, a number of Diploma qualifications in Vocational Educational Training, and Certificates in Life Coaching, Mediation Skills, and Psychodrama.

Leah is a professional member of the Career Development Association Australia (CDAA). She has international accreditation and is Board Certified as a Career Management Fellow with the Institute of Career Certification. Leah is a Certified Retirement Coach with Retirement Options.