5 Teaching and Training Myths Busted

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 !

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Icebreaker Activities Ideas for Adult Teachers

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.

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Bleeding – how to help

November 20th, 2013

Knowing how to help somebody who is wounded and bleeding is a vital first aid skill.  You might find yourself dealing with this sort of situation at work or at home, or even when you are out and about with friends and family.   Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing the right 1st aider for your business: What skills should you be looking for?

November 11th, 2013

Deciding who to choose as your company first aider is an important decision. Not only will they be getting mandatory certification, they could also be the difference between life and death in an emergency. Here are some skills you should look for in the person when making your choice.

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What skills do I need to be a good trainer?

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.

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