Teach the Teacher

SAS Event Date: 
Monday, 25 October 2021 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 26 October 2021 - 4:30pm
General Information: 

Teach the Teacher - 25-26 October 21

To book onto this programme, please contact Jessica Leonard:


Throughout their careers, most Doctors within the NHS will be involved in Teaching and
Training in some capacity, whether through Clinical or Educational Supervision, coaching
and mentoring, work placed based assessment or simply general support in the hospital
environment. The GMC encourage and state that Doctors ‘’should be prepared to contribute
to teaching and training doctors and students, be willing to take on a mentoring role for
more junior doctors and other healthcare professionals and you must support colleagues
who have problems with their performance or health. But you must put patient safety first
at all times.’’ This programme has been designed around the GMC Good Medical Practice
Standards and aims to prepare Doctors with the necessary skills to be confident in various
teaching environments.

Measurable Aims: At the end of this programme, the delegate can:
Ø List 4 ways to define ‘What is teaching?’
Ø List the 4 learning styles and understand the advantages and disadvantages of each
Ø Adapt their delivery/teaching style accordingly identifying 3 methods
Ø Understand 2 differences between large group, small group and 1-2-1 teaching
Ø Identify training needs and create key learning objectives creating performance and
standards and explaining 3 examples
Ø Use 4 various teaching methodologies as required in a practical example
Ø Explain three ways how to validate their teaching
Ø Demonstrate three methods for giving effective feedback
Ø Conduct a 1-2-1 Teaching session in 5 minutes and a 10 minute teaching session

Date: 25th -26th October 2021
Location: Medical Education Centre, Aintree Site
CPD Points: 12
Times: 9:00am-4:30pm (Registration 8:30am)
Facilitator: Jo Mchugh
The Programme Includes:
Ø Introduction, collecting delegate expectations, explanation of agenda
Ø The principles of Adult Education/Learning
Ø How people Learn and your role as the Trainer
Ø Different Learning Styles
Ø How your own style may influence your teaching style
Ø Adapting to the environment/audience, group dynamics
Ø Group Teaching and 1-2-1 Teaching
Ø Voice, Tone, Pitch, Body Language, rapport
Ø Creating Learning Objectives and Understanding the need
Ø Structure and Planning- Aids, Material, Activities
Ø Dealing with a difficult audience, retaining engagement
Ø Validating Your Teaching
Ø Review learning outcomes

Each delegate will be asked to prepare a 5 minute teaching session for Day 1 and a 10
minute teaching session for Day 2

Medical Education Centre, Aintree Site