unlocking your inner leader

How kids can develop confidence and communication skills for leadership

Free online learning about leadership for kids

Recommended for primary school grades 5-6. Maximum 50 students per session.

Students will learn:

  • what is leadership examples of leadership in the world 
  • strengths and qualities of leaders and how these can vary 
  • how to recognise their own leadership strengths and qualities 
  • how to develop their leadership qualities through focuses of developing confidence, communication and active listening 

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    curriculum alignment & evidence base

    All our topics and sessions are aligned to the Australian Schools Curriculum and based on the latest in psychoeducational research, presented by Kids Helpline counsellors.
    If you require more information please contact us.


    what happens on the day

    Our counsellors personalise the session based on the needs of your class.
    Here is an example of how a session may run.


    Introduction (5 mins):

    • Interactive ice-breaker
    • Brief summary of Kids Helpline

    Presentation (30 mins)

    • Presentation of key content in your chosen topic/session, including coping strategies & support options
    • Interactive learning activities (group work, video watching, games, role playing, etc.)
    • Practical application of key strategies
    • Movement/interactive breaks included as needed

    Conclusion (5-10 mins)

    • Summary of session
    • Group reflection
    • Questions & answers

    resources you may also like

    Created by Kids Helpline counsellors for teachers and students

    FOR GRADES 3-6
    positive self-talk worksheet
    Student activity sheet with examples to help them overcome negative self-talk and identify positive self-talk strategies.
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    For all primary school grades
    5 fingers of support worksheet
    Interactive worksheet to help students consider who in their community can support them.
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