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Non-verbal communication

Linda and Zoe talking about non-verbal communication and best practice.

Non-verbal communication comprises of signals we send and interpret through our gestures, facial expressions, the clothes we wear, eye contact and our position in a room.

Watch the video of Linda and Zoe discussing aspects of non-verbal communication and how these might be used to effectively communicate with young people during activities.


Create a checklist of the different elements of non-verbal communication and share below in the comments. Identify three from your list that you think are particularly important for volunteering with young people.
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