Listening Skills

The micro skills course introduces the learner to some of the overarching policy and legislative guidance that underpins the importance of listening to children, through to a summary of listening skills. We will consider barriers to effective listening, include issues of diversity and disability, and take age into account when thinking about listening to children and young people.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of General Practitioners

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Name key legislation and policy that relates to listening to children
  3. Give reasons why it’s important to listen to children
  4. Describe key listening skills
  5. Differentiate key diversity and developmental factors relevant to listening to children

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.