Course overview

This practical course aims to provide students with an introduction to issues connected with learning, teaching, training and assessment of adults in a supportive environment. Participants are asked to prepare a short presentation as well as using self and peer evaluation.

Course description

Teaching and training adults can be a key feature of many job or volunteering roles. If you would like to be able to build confidence in your teaching and training skills this course will be of interest to you. It is a practical, interactive, course covering some key skills including: planning and preparing sessions; initial and diagnostic assessment; curriculum planning; managing a classroom. The course is delivered online and explores the role and responsibilities of teachers and trainers and how to prepare sessions. We will look at how to give feedback and how to feed forward. We examine case studies and discuss different teaching and training approaches. We also explore theories and models as well as ethical frameworks. At the end of the course participants will prepare a short presentation and use peer and self-evaluation to reflect on their own practice. By the end of the course you will be confident in your ability to understand a tutor’s, or trainer’s, role and responsibilities, identify key teaching and learning strategies to use in the classroom or workplace and describe assessment methods that can be used in the classroom or workplace to assess and record progress and achievement. This course serves as good introduction to teaching and training and gives people who are interested in taking their studies further an understanding of what it means to teach and train well.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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