All support staff have a responsibility to improve learners’ literacy and personal skills. This event features practical, realistic techniques and strategies to develop study skills, raise student aspirations, promote enthusiasm for literacy skills, improve learning outcomes and deal more effectively with learners who show a lack of engagement and disturbing behaviours in libraries and learning resource centres.
The following key areas will be addressed:
- raising awareness of the developing role of the library/LRC
- improving the profile of the centre and staff teams
- addressing the PDBW agenda within the LRC
- extending the “learner resource“ and literary skills development.
This practical workshop will provide you with the skills to:
- identify the causes of inappropriate attitudes and behaviours
- use a range of strategies to promote and develop study skills
- engagement and on task behaviours
- promote an ethos of valuing individuals to improve self-worth and self-esteem by giving them a voice and listening
- use strategies and skills to promote literacy skills and the enthusiasm to participate in extended activities
- examine effective styles of interventions and support which promote positive attitudes and aspirations and learning outcomes
- develop own personal skills and confidence to promote rapport consistency group dynamics and team responsibility.
Who Should Attend?
This course is appropriate for Learning Resource Centre staff, literacy skills tutors, learning support staff, coaches and achievement/learning mentors.
John Morris is a highly experienced, well qualified trainer of many years. Response from delegates to the presentation of this training course and the reported impact on promoting the role of the LRC/library in a range of colleges has been excellent. John is a consultant and course provider within colleges, schools and private providers who has worked extensively across England and Wales. His knowledge of practice, personal enthusiasm and motivational skills have gained considerable praise from delegates ona wide range of courses to improve engagement,achievement, group aspirations, teaching, delivery and classroom/workshop management.
When & Where
ACER - Christine Stewart