Archive for March, 2009

Get your Petals and Kettles right !

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

Have you heard of a course called Petals ? or one called Kettles ? If so you are not imagining things or suffering from hallucinations – it is just the modern scourge of acronyms spreading to the education sector.

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Teaching tip 1

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

When teaching something for the first time, practice your lesson at home in front of friends/family, they may ask questions which will help you plan your responses.

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A year of petals

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

It has been over a year since we first delivered Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (6302) training, also known as PTLLS (pronounced “petals”) which replaced the Certificate in Delivering Learning (7302) qualification. We have delivered over 20 courses and applied for over 190 certificates for successful candidates €¦ with more to complete their coursework shortly.

Ice breaker of the month – March 2009

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Teacher and Trainer tips: Divide the class into pairs.

Each person talks about him/herself to the other, sometimes with specific instructions to share a certain piece of information. For example, “The one thing I am particularly proud of is…”

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Carlton Training’s new blog

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Hi, this is Carlton Training’s blog. Keep up to date here with all the latest developments from our team.