Archive for the ‘Teacher Training’ Category

How does City and Guilds monitor training providers ?

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

City and Guilds is an Awarding Organisation, which means that it has recognition from the government office Ofqual to issue qualifications and certificates to people, set exams and have an influence on the requirements for new qualifications.


5 Teaching and Training Myths Busted

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Every profession has its own myths and legends and it’s no different when it comes to teaching and training. The internet, news articles and even specialist books are full of different misconceptions about teaching and teachers – their work and what makes them good and successful educators.   It’s time to break free from those myths and to show that they are not true and have never been true in the first place !


What skills do I need to be a good trainer?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013


According to Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning, “80% of the success in the classroom depends on the quality of instructor.” The importance of a good trainer’s role in shaping future employees is well recognised by all businesses. Let’s take a look at some skills that these companies look for in trainers to judge their capability.


The Level 3 Award in Education and Training 6502: the new course is launched

Friday, September 27th, 2013

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a brand new qualification accredited by Qfqual and developed in association with City and Guilds. The purpose of this new qualification is to give people the skills and abilities needed to start teaching or training adults. It also enables people who are already teaching or training to gain a nationally recognised award.


Why adults are fantastic leaners

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Returning to education after a long hiatus can be a challenge. Given this, it’s understandable that educators – and adult learners themselves!- may worry about it.