A Beginner’s Guide to Giving and Receiving Feedback

A Beginner’s Guide to Giving and Receiving Feedback

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Week 1: Introduction to feedback

Week 2: Exploring what feedback is and why it is important

Week 3: Giving feedback

Week 4: Receiving feedback


This course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their approach to giving or receiving feedback in professional contexts.

It will be beneficial to those in managerial positions who wish to expand their knowledge of feedback frameworks to improve professional development opportunities within their team.

This course is also suitable for those who wish to take responsibility for their own development and enhance their responsive strategies when receiving feedback.


Cecily Andersen
I am an experienced leader, with over 40 years of experience in the education sector. I have an interest in how coaching, mentoring and giving feedback can develop individual and group capability.


The University of Queensland is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital of the Australian state of Queensland. Founded in 1909 by the Queensland Parliament, UQ is one of six sandstone universities, an informal designation of the oldest university in each state. 

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