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Teaching 14-19 year olds

A Toolkit for Vocational Tutors

Reasons for attending this programme:
Are you increasingly expected to work with younger learners within your vocational setting? Are they difficult to manage, reluctant to conform and take responsibility? This can be very challenging - even for the most experienced practitioner.

What is this training about?
This event provides practical strategies and skills that will improve teaching and learning for your 14-19 year olds. It will allow you to consider how to manage learning processes that engage younger learners, unlock motivation and raise achievement. We will investigate how to work with perceptions, attitudes and beliefs, be positive in setting clear boundaries, and develop thinking and learning skills and strategies.

During this programme you learn:

  • About the needs of the younger learner
  • To consider the impact of perceptions, anxieties and fears with regards to younger learners
  • Alternative ways to set boundaries and unlock motivation
  • How we can use variety and pace to engage learners
  • To build rapport, use positive language and manage behaviour
  • Investigate ways to allow 14-19 year olds to become more independent learners


  • Engaged younger learners
  • Clear boundaries support classroom management
  • Pace and variety in learning
  • More mature attitudes to learning


Duration: 6 hours
Fees on application

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  • The magic was in the group brought together by Kate Julie and Owen. You miss a great opportunity if you don’t enter this course. The most magic was the potatoes! Changing belief systems in a split second. Keep up the outstanding work Thank you
    Jos Frederiks NLP Trainer

  • This course has been worth every penny. Fast doesn’t mean lacking in quality. The sheer tonnage of information is astonishing. It’s so worth it. You will learn a lot even if you are a very experienced teacher and you will enjoy it
    Dr Sharon Ney

  • It doesn’t matter how experience you are, go for it. The training was the most magic. Teaching must go over to learning and we in school have to take responsibility for that. I will use this in my work as a consultant helping schools to improve. Many many thanks for a great course.
    Anita Svennson,Swedish Educational consultant

  • This course helped me widen my ideas about teaching and learning. It prompted lots of questions about how we should approach learning. Experiential learning is profound and fun. Thank you
    David Hicks,Music Teacher

  • I thought I knew how to design a course. After attending this training it’s totally changed my view about learning design. If you are a teacher this course is mandatory for your career.
    Natthapatch Danbenchaphan,Head of Language School,Thailand

  • I may wobble but I move forward with a giggle into all that is possible. The course has accelerated my own slow and steady learning into the amazing and continued possibility of learning
    Vicky Morgan,College lecturer

  • This was loads of fun and I loved it. Fun and interactive ways of learning and how to apply that to teaching. Some may think that its only for teachers but we are all teachers in different areas. This course totally surpassed my expectations and all my goals were achieved. Creative teaching makes you want to teach. I highly recommend it so that more good teachers equal more confident kids. Just do it!
    Ky Du,Alternative Therapist