Archive for the ‘Tips for Teachers and Trainers’ Category

A micro-teaching session – the AET practical course assessment

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Planning and delivering a 15 minutes’ micro-teaching session during your Award in Education and Training (AET) course is one of the requirements that will enable you to obtain the desired teaching qualification. The content of the lesson could come from the subject matter that you usually teach or any area that you feel confident or knowledgeable in.

Your lesson must include introduction, development, conclusion with a summary and involvement of your learners throughout the session. Of course your tutor will guide and advise you throughout the course.


Icebreaker Activities Ideas for Adult Teachers – Part 2

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Continuing from the last time when we discussed some good icebreakers, here are some more tips to stir up your class.


Icebreaker Activities Ideas for Adult Teachers

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Here you are. You’ve completed your Level 3 Award in Education and Training and your first day of teaching is looming. You are prepared and ready to go except for one thing; you want your students to warm to you and each other. It’s a potentially awkward situation. What can you do? Icebreakers.


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.


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.