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CREATING & DELIVERING SUCCESSFUL ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE WORKSHOPS & COURSES

 

COURSE LENGTH:   Weekend

DATES:                    NEXT COURSE DATES COMING UP! (contact me to add                                   your name to the list).

TIME:                       Saturday: 11:00-18:00.  Sunday: 10:30-16:30

VENUE:                    Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 

Running short introductory courses and workshops for groups is a great way to introduce the Alexander Technique to newcomers.

This is a rigorous and professional level training based on the National Standards for further education. The training aims to show you how to structure your workshops, talks and courses based on recognised principles of teaching and learning, in order to provide the best possible opportunity for your audience to learn and for you to succeed in your goals.

You have Alexander Technique expertise already; this course will show you how to organise and deliver your knowledge in order to plan, set up and run workshops and short courses that will support and enhance the teaching and learning process.

Participants’ comments:

The course was hugely informative.  Caroline challenged us to think not in terms of what we plan to teach but what our students will learn and our need to assess their learning.  I appreciated the demand to clarify our thinking and planning, which has already informed my teaching in individual and group sessions.  Thank you Caroline for giving us very valuable tools for our work.

Caroline’s course on taking Alexander Technique workshops has really opened my eyes to how adults learn and how to consider these needs in both individual lessons and a group setting.  It has also made me focus on how I am actually going to do this in practice!  I highly recommend it.

During the training, you will create your own introductory course or workshop, using the knowledge and resources you have developed.  At the end of the course, you will be invited to give a micro-teaching session based on the course or workshop you have created.

The training is suitable for qualified Alexander Teachers and 8th/9th year students.

COURSE CONTENT:

    • Assessing the needs of an adult group
    • Identifying learning styles (including your own)
    • Preparing a clear 4-week or one session workshop syllabus
    • Designing and implementing up to 4 lesson plans
    • Identifying a range of teaching resources
    • Self evaluation
    • Closing the course & how to achieve uptake by participants
    • Micro presentation of your course/workshop to the group

Following this training, there will be an opportunity to discuss the establishment of a group of teachers who are keen to work collaboratively and to a shared standard, offering workshops, courses and talks to adult groups. The aim will be to take AT to a wider audience. Those interested should contact Caroline during or after the course. 

TUTOR PROFILE:

Caroline has been teaching AT for 19 years and has designed and run many successful courses for adult groups on a variety of AT topics. As a member of STAT she has served on Council, acted as Chair of the PR and Marketing Committee and Chair of the Training Course Committee. She qualified as an AT teacher in 2001 and in 2003 qualified as a Further Education teacher at National Standard Level 4 (7407). In 2010 Caroline gained an Open College Network accreditation in teaching AT to adults.

If you are interested in doing the training but cannot make these dates please contact Caroline for future opportunities.

COST:

£140.00      

 

£120.00 with a friend    

  

OR

Contact Caroline for bank transfer details or to ask any questions.

email: caroline@alexandertechniquelondon.com

+44 7850 979508