Thursday 18th November, 2010
St. Ethelburga=92s (78 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N4AG)
95% of participants on the last course thought the quality of training
to be =91Excellent=92.
=91Very informative, thought provoking and valuable event.=92
Cameron Adams (The Environment Agency)
=93A really useful source of hints and tips for communicating to diverse
audiences with confidence.=94
David Walton (Suffolk Climate Partnership)
=93Very enjoyable with a good mixture of information and practical
discussion and participation.=94
Lisa Green (National Trust)
95% of participants on the last course thought the quality of the
training to be =91Excellent=92
This popular course is regularly updated to take in developing issues
and concerns. It recognises the need to communicate positive futures
as well as significant problems.
You do not need to be an expert or a scientist:you do need to be good
at talking, presenting and listening. Work will be done in small
groups to build your confidence and ensure the course meets your
The training session will cover:
- Why good communication of climate change is so important.
- Ways to answer the difficult questions around current climate change
issues and data.
- Learn about target audiences, key drivers and current segmentation
- Communicating with people in different situations: persuading
colleagues =96 lobbying situations =96 talking to friends =96 working with
business =96 addressing a large audience.
- Engaging and communicating with diverse organisations.
- Practice delivering persuasive messages and a chance to receive
Who should attend this training?
This course is for anyone who is keen to get people active on climate
change. Whether you are a local authority, charity or business
advocating action on climate change, or an individual talking to your
peers, this course will teach you the core skills to effectively get
your message across.
Cost (per person)
=A3288: Large charities, public sector and businesses
=A3130: Smaller charities (under 8 staff) and independent consultants
Concessionary price for students, pensioners and unemployed. Please
send =A320 cheque to Talk Action, The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles
Square, London N1 6HT
Prices include a vegan/vegetarian lunch, Fair Trade refreshments and
Tailored courses can be arranged for groups at a date and location to
Chris Church has worked in the voluntary sector and as a consultant
for over 25 years. He is an experienced advisor on community and
sustainable development issues, with a wide range of experience at
international, national, and community level. He is an associate of
the Community Development Foundation and a member of the London
Sustainable Development Commission. Chris is chair of the UK Local
Carbon Communities Network.
Chris has previously worked with the Community Sector Coalition, the
National Trust, BTCV, Defra, Groundwork, the European Union TACIS
programme, Surfers Against Sewage and many local councils. He is
trained as a teacher and has been developing and running training
programmes for 22 years.
For bookings and information please contact:
Tel: 020 7324 4774
The venue is fully accessible with wheelchair-accessible lavatory
facilities and a hearing loop.
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