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Collaborative approaches to support construction apprenticeship trainers to develop their teaching skills

Principal focus of the project

This project used  the expertise of three teacher trainers who implemented  approaches based on peer review and lesson study techniques to developing confidence among trainers of Construction students, and exploring the impact of more active learning and assessment strategies. 

What is this about and what were the main findings?

Trainers adopted a more learner-led, active learning approach. High success rates have been sustained for the Independant Training Provider, and both trainers and learners recorded improved satisfaction and a better working knowledge of concepts among learner-centred assessments.

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Name(s) of authors

Maersk Training

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A case study of a project a project  encouraging trainers to adopt peer-review and “lesson study” approaches to spread good practice and develop trainers’ confidence to adopt more active learning.

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