Training the Trainers

Training the Trainers 2017

This year's Training the Trainers took place at The Gateway, Shrewsbury  on Wednesday, 11th October. There's a short report here.

Speakers included Sarah Whild and Sue Townsend, stalwarts of BSBI's Training & Education Committee. 

Scroll down and click on the links to see some of the presentations (there are more to come!). You can download the presentations and a copy of the Training the Trainers manual for your own (non-commercial) use.

Botanical Risk Assessment - Sue Townsend

Difficult groups for absolute beginners - Mark Duffell

Feedback and how to deal with it - Sarah Whild

Good and Bad Botany Training - Sue Townsend

Good, Bad and Ugly - Sarah Whild

Mnemonics for botanical training - Louise Marsh

Training the Trainers Manual 2017 - Sarah Whild, Sue Townsend, Clare O'Reilly, Ros Bennett, Brenda Harold 

Training the Trainers is a regular event organised by BSBI's Training & Education Committee. It's aimed at supporting, enthusing and informing anyone involved in botanical training. Whether you lead wild flower walks, are a University lecturer in plant science, are actively involved in passing on ID tips in your local recording group or teach on one of the botanical training courses listed on BSBI's Training page, you are sure to pick up lots of helpful tips at Training the Trainers.