Training duration:

10 days
(100 hours of direct training)

Lesson duration:

45 minutes

Target audience:

  • Internal lecturers
  • Specialists – taking part in internal training

Lecturing skills

Effect for participants:

  • They will learn to properly prepare their educational activity in relation to the educational needs of the target group, to choose the appropriate forms and methods of teaching and to prepare supporting materials for participants.
  • They will practice how to perform in front of a group in the role of lecturer, they will realize their strengths and areas for improvement.
  • They will learn how to work interactively within a group, how to involve participants in creative activities.
  • They will learn how to deal with tough questions, difficult situations and how to prevent them.
  • They will learn to actively manage activities in the group and processes in educational activities.
  • They will gain greater confidence to stand before the group and a self-confidence in the role of lecturer.

Content frame:

Role of lecturer

  •     Specifics of adult education
  •     Methods for adult learning
  •     Learning from the experience
  •     Drawing the attention and involvement of participants

Preparation of the training activity

  •     Analysis of training needs
  •     Analysis of target group - participants
  •     Purposes of the training activity
  •     Preparation of structure and content
  •     Choice of techniques and methods; preparation of aids and study materials

Structure of the training activity

  •     Phases, record of education
  •     Good practices and principles
  •     Principles for achieving the objectives
  •     Assessment of the training activity

Lecturer´s appearance

  •     Presentation
  •     Communication with group
  •     Non-verbal communication
  •     Asking questions

Methods and techniques when working with the group

  •     Involving participants and their activity
  •     Impact of activities on the development of knowledge and skills
  •     Games and exercises for activation of participants, interpretation with comprehension, use of          feedback
  •     Brainstorming, assessment and decision making in the group
  •     Leading discussion
  •     Use of praise and criticism preparation and creation of scenarios, case studies
  •     Demonstrations and practical exercises in the training activity

  Techniques of context visualization and principles

  •     Cause and effect diagram (Ishikawa)
  •     Mind-mapping
  •     Ball lightning, skin techniques
  •     Force field analysis
  •     SWOT analysis

Handling of difficult situations during training activities

  •     Objectivity and impartiality of the lecturer
  •     Group dynamics, informal authority
  •     Behavior of participants, motivation
  •     Different types of students - approach of participants and lecturer
  •     Dealing with difficult questions
  •     Dealing with objections and criticisms
  •     Motivation of lecturer, relaxation and mental hygiene