Building Relationships in the Business of Teaching

In this course, participants will undertake a series of online activities in order to gain skills and knowledge in building positive relationships with students and their parents.

To successfully complete this course, it is required that you submit at least one forum post, with no less than 300 words, before the course finishes.


To introduce participants to the benefits of creating and maintaining positive relationships with students and their parents, working to build rapport and, when needed, exercise effective conflict resolution techniques.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course participants will have:

  • acquired understanding of the benefits of fostering positive professional relationships with students and their parents
  • acquired an understanding of basic conflict resolution techniques
  • acquired a set of practical skills for dealing with difficult interpersonal situations when communicating in writing and in face-to-face discussions


You will require the following resources:

  • A computer with internet connection
  • Speakers

CPD Hours

4 hours Time-Valued CPD


Members of the Royal Academy of Dance receive discounts on all CPD activities.

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1–26 February 2021 Book now