Training of Trainers (Principles of Education)

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The Training of Trainers (Principles of Education) course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and know-how in preparing and delivering a training class. This 3-day instructor-led course covers the basic principles of adult learning, communication, instructional methodologies, facilitation and presentation.

Participants will be preparing and conducting an individual demo class as the culminating activity of this training course.

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the basics of adult learning principles
  • Determine appropriate instructional methodology/ies for a given scenario
  • Explain the impact of verbal and non-verbal communication
  • List the steps in preparing a properly structured presentation
  • Enumerate the characteristics of effective facilitators
  • Discuss the major areas of classroom management
  • Practice conducting classes that utilize concepts discussed in the training sessions

Key Modules

  • Adult Learning Principles
  • Instructional Methodologies
  • Communication Basics
  • Presentation Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Classroom Management

Target Audience

  • Extension agents
  • Trainers
  • Learning facilitators
  • Sales people
  • Training faculty in the agricultural sector
  • Anyone interested in the teaching and learning process

Duration: 3 days

Prerequisites

  • None