Archive for the ‘Tips for Teachers and Trainers’ Category

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.


When will I get my PTLLS certificate ?

Sunday, April 19th, 2009
At the moment we are running the Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector PTLLS courses via the City and Guilds system under qualification code 6302.

I want to start teaching the SIA security courses, and I want to teach them NOW !

Friday, April 17th, 2009

To teach SIA (Security Industry Authority) recognised courses you will need to get qualified. But don’t worry – this is not a long process.