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When people invest time and money to sit in a session and watch you speak, you’ve made a commitment to them.  Perhaps, prior to agreeing to present, there should be some sort of vow of commitment to the learners.  Nothing too complex, perhaps something like this…

I <state your name> take each of thee to be my committed and curious learners,

to have and to hold thy attention,

from this moment forward,

through engaging lecture and activity,

in groups large and small,

through flipchart or PowerPoint,

to prepare and to respect,

‘til final evaluation do us part,

according to sound adult learning principles,

and thereto I pledge thee my partner in learning.

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Training Delivery and Facilitation Competency Rubric

A rubric is a way to assess performance with a standard set of evaluation criteria. The next time you need to assess the performance of someone delivering training (even if that someone is you), you may find this rubric helpful.

The Role of Co-facilitators

Co-facilitators play an important role in a training workshop. The most obvious benefit is that when you co-facilitate, you get a break from leading the

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Engaging, intentional, face-to-face and virtual instructor-led training activities can make the difference between a session that helps learners to apply new skills or knowledge and one that falls flat.

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