Help people learn new skills
First published on this website in April 2005 and last updated in December 2014
The article offers advice and encouragement to all who want to run a training event in their church or Christian mission. It is designed for clergy, other leaders, managers and trainers of any kind.
1: What do trainers need?
An expert – an enthusiast – an enabler
Communication – change – capabilities – context
2: Those you are training
Your brief – their expectations – your plan – their needs
3: Getting the room right
A checklist of 16 points to help you lay out the room in the best way
4: Constructing the event
Ten pieces of advice for putting together a memorable and successful event
5: Learning exercises
Fundamental principles –exercise types (11 contrasting ideas)
Here is the link to this item: A10 - An introduction to the art of training.pdf
This article was last updated in December 2014 with minor amendments throughout the text.