Best Practice in Training, Teaching and Interactive Learning

aka "Train the Trainer" ~ How to communicate and share your expertise via coaching, training courses, workshops, teaching and knowledge sharing.

Locations: 

CEH Wallingford, Maclean Building, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BB Location map & travel directions 

CEH Lancaster, Lancaster Environment Centre, Library Avenue, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4AP Location map & travel directions

Other locations on request.

Dates:

More courses are planned for spring 2020.

Please register your interest using this online form so we can fix new dates and locations.

Cost: 

Professionals: £269 (Early Bird rate, then £299)

Students: £229 (Early Bird rate, then £249)

Lunch and refreshments provided.

Short Course Description:

The course will run with a mixed audience of external learners and CEH staff and PhD students.

This interactive and participatory full-day training course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to train other people in formal and informal situations, such as.

  • Formal training courses
  • Workshops
  • PhD student supervision
  • University teaching
  • Coaching & mentoring

Topics to Cover:

  1. Develop and deliver training content with learning outcomes and impact in mind
  2. Adopting good practice in participative and engaging training
  3. Trainer qualities
  4. Learning styles and how to adapt teaching style
  5. Communication and presentation skills
  6. Training aids and tools
  7. How to motivate learners
  8. Training development and session planning
  9. Evaluating learning progress

Overall Learning outcome: 

Learners will increase their knowledge, skills and confidence in developing and delivering training courses and other learning activities, so that their own training activities will have 75% of learner feedback as "good“ or better.

Accommodation:

 Not provided. More detail: see FAQ and our guide to a guide for accommodation near our  Lancaster site 

Places: 

20 learners per event

Level: 

Beginner - you do not need any previous experience with training

Course Leader: 

Dr Ingo Schüder, Business Development Manager (Training)

Target Audience: 

Anyone who wants to start or improve on formal and informal ways of training others. Learning applies beyond Ecology and Hydrology topics!

Previous course participants said:

"Excellent variety of training materials, exercises and opportunities for participation.  Good mix of theory and practical tips."

 

If you would like to arrange for an in-house training workshop on this topic, please contact Dr Ingo Schüder  ingsch@ceh.ac.uk or call 01491 69 2225