Working effectively in VET<br />The training environment<br />
What is the trainer’s role<br />The role of trainer in a flexible learning environment:<br />face-to-face delivery<br />on and off the job facilitation<br />individual coaching/mentoring<br />online facilitation<br />the facilitation of self-paced learning materials<br />formative and summative assessing.<br />
Why Adults Learn?<br />To keep up with the growing competition.<br />To acquire new skills.<br />We learn<br />As part of job training.<br />For self-improvement.<br />For financial growth and benefits.<br />
What are learners-learning is lifelong process<br />Informal ?<br />formal learning-Skills knowledge and attitude, third party, measurable outcome<br />what formal and informal learning have participants engaged in?<br />
Who is the Adult Learner?<br />An adult learner is a socially accepted person who is involved in any learning process. <br />Learning process can be any type of formal education, informal education or corporate-sponsored education.<br />
What is Adult Learning Theory<br />Malcolm Knowles (1978, 1990) is the theorist who brought the concept of adult learning to the fore.He determined the principles of androgogy.<br />
Adults learn best when the topic is of immediate value</li></li></ul><li>Motivation Learning <br />You are working in ABC company. A training program has been scheduled, where you will be trained on MS-Word Application. Let us see the reaction of different employees who are short listed to attend the training program.<br />Scenario<br />This training program won’t help me much, I’m quite competent in MS-Office already!<br />They should provide training on RoboHelp, that’s what I need to know to be an efficient technical writer.<br />Oh great! I can brush up my MS-Word knowledge in this training program. <br />Looks like another boring training session! Gosh, I don’t need training in MS-Word, any how I use notepad to scribble notes.<br />Content Writer<br />Instructional Designer<br />Programmer<br />Technical Writer<br />
Experiential Learning <br />Rita works as a front office executive in a mobile store. She has to attend a training program where she will be taught how to handle customers. Two of the participants are asked to volunteer to role-play, one as front office executive and the other as a customer.<br />Scenario<br />2<br />1<br />I bought a cell phone two weeks back, but it gets switched off after every half-an-hour. Can you tell me what is the problem with this cell phone?<br />Hello Sir, hello madam. How can I help you?<br />3<br />I think the battery has some problem. Sir we will replace the battery of the cell phone.<br />4<br />Thanks a lot!<br />5<br />You are welcome sir.<br />
Successful training <br />Learners learn more if they are enjoying it and they learn more !! <br />The way trainers and learners relate to one another depends on:<br />the type of content being delivered<br />the training methods used<br />the delivery mode of the course<br />learner characteristics and learning styles<br />learning goals and objectives.<br />
Know the learning styles of individuals<br />Visual Auditory Kinaesthetic<br />Incorporate practical tasks wherever possible<br />Use collaborative learning strategies such as group activities and pair work<br />Integrate learning activities using a range of different media, such as audio tapes, images, photographs, video, television (eg documentaries, etc), the whiteboard, print-based resources (eg text books), the Internet and multimedia (computer-based media).<br />
Create a an inclusive learning environment <br />Promote tolerance, respect and collaboration.<br />learners from non-English speaking backgrounds<br />learners with non-Western cultural or religious beliefs<br />learners with a disability<br />learning groups of mixed age, gender and race.<br />
Inclusive learning culture<br />Strategy 1 - Establish ground rules for participation and behaviour-develop an agreed code of practice or rules<br />Strategy 2 - Encourage learners to express themselves-Encourage all learners to express their opinions<br />Strategy 3 - Model a positive attitude towards difference-Model a positive attitude towards difference. <br />Strategy 4 - Use multi-sensory learning materials-creating a flexible, tolerant, active and multi-sensory learning environment. <br />
The advantages and disadvantages of face-to-face delivery mode…<br />
What ethical standards should trainers and assessors be aware of?<br />“A system of moral principles, by which human actions and proposals may be judged good or bad or right or wrong.“<br />Personal ethics<br />Organisational ethics<br />Systemic ethics<br />Refer-code of practice for assessors (IBSA)<br />handout<br />
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