The secrets of accelerated learning: be a facilitator and not a trainer

A few months ago we chatted with Krystyna Gadd about her Five Secrets of Accelerated Learning, and then we talked about the first of those secrets in What’s your objective?. In this latest podcast we drill down into the second secret: be a facilitator and not a trainer.  Five secrets of accelerated learning

This is about moving away from being the font of all knowledge, the sage on the stage, to being a guide on the side who is in charge of creating an environment and ensuring an engaging process so that learning happens.

The related podcasts mentioned in this interview are:

The guest theme tune (“Conversations”) is by David McGinty.

Krystyna Gadd


Krystyna Gadd is a leading authority on accelerated learning and its application in the UK. She has been training trainers since 2008, through CIPD professional programmes and her own workshops. She has published a book “50 ways to Accelerate Learning”, … read more about Krystyna here.

The secrets of accelerated learning: what’s your objective?

Learning Objectives

A few months ago we chatted with Krystyna Gadd about her Five Secrets of Accelerated Learning, and in this podcast we drill down into the first and most important of those: writing learning objectives that link to the business strategy and the objectives of the learners.

A good learning objective isn’t about restricting flexibility or limiting exploration, it’s about providing focus: answering the “so what” question before it’s even asked.

The five secrets of accelerated learning

Apologies that it’s a bit long, but when you get talking about this sort of thing it can be hard to stop!

 

Krystyna Gadd


Krystyna Gadd is a leading authority on accelerated learning and its application in the UK. She has been training trainers since 2008, through CIPD professional programmes and her own workshops. She has published a book “50 ways to Accelerate Learning”, … read more about Krystyna here.

Five secrets of accelerated learning

Accelerated learning is a term that is oft heard, but not oft understood, and even less oft applied effectively.

It’s not just about playing some music, putting a load of fiddly toys out, and then forcing delegates to flip chart stuff for hours, there’s more to it than that.

The five secrets of accelerated learning

In this episode, I talk to accelerate learning expert Krystyna Gadd about her five secrets of accelerated learning: five areas that need to be considered to ensure that a learning event takes full advantage of all the benefits that accelerated learning can bring.

The only problem is that we went on too long, so I decided not to inflict an hour-long podcast on the poor listener, and instead split it into two halves.

This is a Trainer Tools Essential Podcast

 

Krystyna Gadd


Krystyna Gadd is a leading authority on accelerated learning and its application in the UK. She has been training trainers since 2008, through CIPD professional programmes and her own workshops. She has published a book “50 ways to Accelerate Learning”, … read more about Krystyna here.

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