December 17, 2013

Icebreaker Activities Ideas for Adult Teachers – Part 2

Continuing from the last time when we discussed some good icebreakers, here are some more tips to stir up your class.

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December 3, 2013

5 Teaching and Training Myths Busted

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 […]

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December 2, 2013

Icebreaker Activities Ideas for Adult Teachers

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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October 29, 2013

What skills do I need to be a good trainer?

  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 […]

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September 27, 2013

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training 6502: the new course is launched

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a brand new qualification accredited by Qfqual and developed in association with City and Guilds. The purpose of this new qualification is to give people the skills and abilities needed to start teaching or training adults. It also enables people who are already teaching or training […]

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September 10, 2013

Why adults are fantastic leaners

Returning to education after a long hiatus can be a challenge. Given this, it’s understandable that educators – and adult learners themselves!- may worry about it.


September 2, 2013

Employers: How to set up your employee training program

In a previous article* we talked about the benefits to employers to keep employees properly trained throughout their careers. Regular training increase the employees productivity, they feel more invested in your company, it often brings a new energy in the workplace and they are more self confident.


July 22, 2013

CTLLS assessments – what they involve

One of the requirements in order to achieve the CTLLS award is an assessment in your workplace.


July 16, 2013

10 tips to be a brilliant adult teacher

To be a good adult teacher is not only about skills and knowledge but also about communicating that knowledge to your students.

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July 6, 2013

Good practice in the assessment process: 5 important tips to follow

Whether you assess students in a classroom or workshop or colleagues in a workplace you may benefit from the following tips which can help you ensure good practice in the assessment process:

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