JoLIE 9:2/2016


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Ewa Rogozińska

Stanisław Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Piła, Poland





Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a set of diverse principles developed at the University of California at Santa Cruz in the early 1970s. It has been popular in sales, personal development, coaching and various types of therapies. Its most important principles go in line with contemporary pedagogy. When used in the classroom appropriately, they can help with problems that cannot be resolved on their own. The application of the framework in question can change teacher – student communication (which on numerous occasions can become extremely ineffective) and become an aid in turning a classroom into a learning-friendly environment, where good relationships between the teacher and learners constitute the background for success. The article discusses the history as well as the main principles of NLP along with their several possible applications in the area of education.


Key words: Neuro-Linguistic Programming; Language teaching; Language learning; Learning theory; Personal development; Education.




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How to cite this article: Rogozińska, E. (2016). Neuro-linguistic programming for teaching and learning. Journal of Linguistic and Intercultural Education – JoLIE, 9(2), 149-160. DOI:



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