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FT Guide to Business Training by Tom Bird, Jeremy Cassell

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part 4

The trainer as performer

Competencies and presuppositions

Take a moment and think back to school or further education and choose your most inspirational teacher. Why did you pick this person? What were the qualities that allowed him or her to be so inspirational? What was the impact on you?

Look through the list below, and tick the qualities and impact applicable to this teacher:

Qualities and impact of an inspirational teacherYes?
Had a real bedrock of knowledge for the subject
Made the subject accessible and relevant
Taught enthusiastically or with passion – had an engaging style
I was central to the learning experience
I liked him or her and so did many others
He or she liked me – we had a strong relationship and he or she seemed ...

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