Storytelling for Soft Skills and Language Learning

Title of the Good Practice

Storytelling for Soft Skills and Language Learning

Description of the Good Practice

Storytelling for Soft Skills integrates storytelling techniques into soft skills development. Participants craft personal narratives that highlight soft skills in action. This practice enhances self-awareness, empathy, and presentation skills while fostering a sense of community through shared narratives.


  • Storytelling
  • Soft Skills
  • Self-awareness
  • Presentation Skills
  • Community


The language of instruction depends on the participants’ preferences, and which language they want to learn.

Number of participants

Small groups is better – up to 5 people.

Type of training

Preferably Face-to-Face but can be adapted to online.

Number and type of exercises

1 exercise, focused on storytelling.


1 hour.

Target Audience

Adult learners seeking to improve their soft skills through storytelling.

Competences/skills that you will require

  • Storytelling expertise
  • Facilitation skills
  • Soft skills knowledge
  • Communication skills
  • Assessment and feedback expertise


Consideration as a GP

  • Measurable Indicators: Number of participants, the impact of personal narratives, and improved soft skills as assessed through participant feedback and self-reflection.
  • Results: Enhanced soft skills, increased self-confidence, and a sense of community among participants. Tangible improvements in public speaking and storytelling abilities