Archive for the ‘Tips for Teachers and Trainers’ Category

Icebreaker of the month June 2009

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

Time Capsule

This is a good exercise for practising reaching consensus and for team members to understand each others’ attitudes.


Teaching tip 4

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

Get your stuff proof-read.


Teaching tip 3

Friday, May 8th, 2009

When teaching ensure you use SMART objectives.

What does this mean ? It sounds very wordy !


Icebreaker of the month May 2009

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Introduce Yourself

Candidates introduce themselves and tell the class why they are there.

Variations: Participants tell where they first heard about the class, how they became interested in the subject, their occupations, home town, favourite television programme, or the best book they have read in the last year.

What is the best textbook for Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector?

Monday, April 20th, 2009

We normally use “Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector” published by Learning Matters on our PTLLS courses and we give every candidate a copy to keep as part of their course material.  We don’t consider that this book on its own is enough so we also provide our own in-house produced material to go with the course.