Archive for the ‘Tips for Teachers and Trainers’ Category

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.


Icebreaker of the month – April 2009

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Common Ground

This works best for small groups or for each small group sitting together as a team (4-6 learners).


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…”