Teaching and Facilitation

Presented by: Sally Deith 

Part 1 & 2 took place on Tuesday 4 February Catch up here

Part 3 & 4 took place on Tuesday 18 February Catch up here


This training is delivered through two 2 hour webinars, covering four different modules. It is ideal for people who: 

  • Want to develop their facilitation and mentoring skills
  • Are thinking of moving into teaching adults and want to know whether it's for them 
  • Are already teaching informal courses but want to share ideas and good practice

The teaching methods in this course include discussions, quizzes, presentations and games. The atmosphere is informal and relaxed. No previous knowledge is assumed, but people are encouraged to share their experiences. 

Part 1 & 2 - Tuesday 4 February, 10am-12pm 

Module 1: Teaching Skills

  • Encouraging adults back into learning
  • Meeting diverse needs
  • Promoting equality and inclusion

Module 2: Theories of learning 

  • How adults learn
  • Different learning styles 
  • How we can cater to different learning styles and needs in group work 

Part 3 & 4 - Tuesday 18 February, 10am-12pm

Module 3: Teaching strategies

  • Setting ground rules
  • Planning sessions
  • Different teaching methods

Module 4: Assessing learning

  • Why do we need to know that learning has taken place? 
  • Informally assessing learning
  • Giving constructive feedback