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Trainer Toolkit: A guide to delivering training in schools

by Alison Borthwick, Paul Ellis and Mark Winterbottom SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 168 pages
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A practical toolkit for educational professionals working in the continuing professional development of teachers with 50 tried and tested training ideas, reflection activities, anecdotes, tips and lists to help you become the best trainer you can be.

Part A: Setting the scene
1) Professional development
2) Knowing your audience
3) Working with adults
4) Disseminating learning
Part B: Getting ready to train
5) Planning
6) Materials
7) Environment
8) Presentation
Part C: Training activities
9) At the start
10) In the middle
11) At the end
Part D: Evaluating and reflecting on your training and developing yourself as a trainer
12) Self-evaluation
13) Observing others and being observed
14) Self-development
Toolkit Checklists
Trainer A-Z

Paul Ellis is Head of Teaching & Learning Strategy at Cambridge International Examinations. He is in charge of the worldwide recruitment and development of teacher-trainers, the general professional development of teachers, and the management of the educational content of our schools' conferences. He taught in the UK and France for 10 years, has Master's degrees in Modern Languages, Education and Business Administration, and has held senior positions in the provision of international education for the last decade
Mark Winterbottom is University Senior Lecturer in Science Education at Cambridge University. He teaches on the Science/Biology secondary PGCE course (for which he also acts as Senior Examiner) and on the MEd course for science teachers and practitioners. He acts as supervisor on the MEd and MPhil courses. Mark coordinates leadership training for those trainee teachers who want to run the Duke of Edinburgh Award in school, and for those who want outdoor leadership qualifications. He is responsible for links between the Faculty and the Cambridge sixth form colleges