Using NLP in Education

NLP is a useful tool for all types of communication and learning and that of course includes teaching. Most aspects of NLP can be applied usefully to education including but not limited to:

  • Anchoring
  • Representational Systems
  • Reframing
  • State Management
  • Metamodel
  • Milton Model
  • Modelling
  • Metaphors and Storytelling
  • Chunking
  • Neuro-Logical Levels
  • Perceptual Positions
  • Strategies
  • Metaprograms

Teaching Stories

I maintain a large collection of stories which are useful for teachers and trainers. These can be used in conjunction with NLP techniques like embedded suggestions, nested loops, or simply used for entertainment and education value.


Over the years, I have utilized a lot of different NLP techniques and language patterns in the classroom and written up the results in articles. You can find a rather unsorted list below. For most of the articles, you should be able to download a pdf version. Hopefully, I will get around to sorting them out a little better soon. Let me know if you have any questions or aren’t able to download a particular one.

31 papers in this category

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