March 28, 2009

What is there after PTLLS?

If you have completed the PTLLS course (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) and are wondering what you could do next, here are some ideas.

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March 27, 2009

What are Functional Skills ?

Functional Skills used to be called Basic Skills, they are the everyday literacy, numeracy and IT skills needed to get by in modern life.

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March 25, 2009

West Midlands here comes PTLLS

We are now offering PTLLS courses in Birmingham right next to Acocks Green railway station.  Our teacher training team is looking forward to offering PTLLS and also the 1886 Conflict Management Trainers qualification at the Birmingham site. With train travel from Birmingham to London up to £132 (yes £132 !!! you can get to Malaga […]

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March 23, 2009

PTLLS courses now in Manchester (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector)

We are now holding open PTLLS courses in Manchester at the Castlefield Hotel – right across the road from the Museum of Science and Industry, and just like all our venues you can check it out on Google Streetview by typing in the postcode, in this case M3 4JR

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March 21, 2009

Get your Petals and Kettles right !

Have you heard of a course called Petals ? or one called Kettles ? If so you are not imagining things or suffering from hallucinations – it is just the modern scourge of acronyms spreading to the education sector.

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March 18, 2009

Teaching tip 1

When teaching something for the first time, practice your lesson at home in front of friends/family, they may ask questions which will help you plan your responses.

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March 18, 2009

A year of petals

It has been over a year since we first delivered Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (6302) training, also known as PTLLS (pronounced “petals”) which replaced the Certificate in Delivering Learning (7302) qualification. We have delivered over 20 courses and applied for over 190 certificates for successful candidates €¦ with more to complete […]

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March 18, 2009

Ice breaker of the month – March 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…”

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March 6, 2009

Carlton Training’s new blog

Hi, this is Carlton Training’s blog. Keep up to date here with all the latest developments from our team.