Key Information

Tutor: Dr Jennifer Cooke (Outreach)
Course Level: Level 1
Course Credit: 1 credit
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face
Maximum Course Capacity:


  • Wednesday 15 February 2023
    10:00-12:00, Microsoft Teams
  • Wednesday 14 June 2023
    10:00-12:00, South Kensington

Learn about and practice communication techniques to help you develop talks and activities for school aged audiences. The course also covers the practical aspects of working in schools. Students who have completed this course can register to become an ‘Outreach Postgraduate Ambassador’ and receive details of opportunities available through the Outreach Office to work with schools. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this workshop you will be able to: 

  • Identify topics within your research specialism that can excite younger audiences 
  • Recognise the benefits of working with younger audiences.
  • Practice using appropriate language and activities to engage younger audiences. 
  • Develop understanding of the school environment and your responsibilities when working with schools 
  • Apply your communication skills with schools through the Outreach Office. 

Please note that if you have attended training for the Reaching Further programme run by the Outreach Office, you should not attend this course, as the material overlaps

How to Book

Please select a date and book on via Inkpath using your Imperial Single-Sign-On.