Training the Trainers 2017
2017'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 has been a regular event organised by BSBI's Skills & Training 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.