The aim is to develop the participants' training skills and teach them to get better results as trainers, using effective active teaching methods.

The participants will learn to consider

  • the characteristics of an adult learner
  • the main processes of training activity (group and learning processes)
  • the basic skills and effective training methods


  • contemporary views on teaching and learning
  • the roles and tasks of a trainer teaching adults, main skills for fulfilling these tasks
  • the characteristics of an adult learner
  • conditions for learning, important processes while training
  • obstacles to development and resistance, how to deal with them
  • how to prepare a training course
  • how to begin and set goals, how to motivate the learners
  • how to deliver information during the course, including clear self- expression, visualizing, compiling of study material
  • how to take into account group processes while training
  •  teaching methods that enhance learning, activating methods (interactive lectures, demos, group discussions, brain-storms, exercises)
  •  how to use exercises (choice of exercises, warming-up, instructions, feedback)
  •  finishing the training, use of interim assignments and homework
  • what trainers should do after the course

As the result of the training the participants

  • are aware of the role and tasks of an adults' trainer
  • know how to set goals for the course and compile the programme taking into account the needs of the group
  • are able to plan their actions beforehand and involve the trainees in the training
  • know and consider the particularities of group-learning, are capable of influencing group processes for supporting the effect of the training
  • recognize resistance and know how to deal with it
  • know how to give and receive feedback

The training lasts for 2 days.

Methods used: Short theoretical lectures, group-discussions, demos, brainstorms, exercises and analyses.

For groups of 7 to 12 people.