Teaching Adults Worldwide

Introductory course on the Art & Science of Teaching Adult Students
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (74 ratings)
1,501 students
1hr 32min of on-demand video
English
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Adult Education Philosophy
Andragogy (edult education) in comparison to pedagogy
Coaching Techniques
Who was the father of Andragogy
How to use the Principles of Andragogy in your classroom
Education
Adult Education
Teacher Training
human resources
College
Teacher
Andragogy

Requirements

  • No

Description

Adult education is as old as Adam. We have shared knowledge in different forms, from talking to a friend, to formalizing information sharing in great universities. The importance of adult education has finally caught the attention of the movers and shakers of the world. For instance, UNESCO is now investing heavily in training teachers that are involved in TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) to increase the supply of qualified teachers in developing countries.

Our goal in offering this course is precisely to prepare and equip current and future adult educators around the world. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past twenty years, you may have noticed that education has changed. For example, computers and the Internet have changed the way we relate to knowledge. New teaching strategies are constantly being proposed and adopted in many countries. If we want to be heard in the competitive world, we have to match, or at least keep pace with these strategies when we facilitate our programs.

Are you ready to reconsider the way you teach adults? Do you think we should teach adults the same way we teach children? Let this course challenge the way you currently think about adult education.

Who this course is for:

  • Corporate trainer & Coaches
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Professional Developer
  • Teacher in continuing education or post-secondary education
  • TVET Specialists
  • Adult Educators in Developing Countries
  • Teacher
  • Educators

Instructor

Non-Profit Human Resource & TVET Specialist
Ken Biddington
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 74 Reviews
  • 1,501 Students
  • 1 Course

Ken Biddington is passionate about adult education and is a Human Resource Development Specialist specializing in the non-profit sector. He also has several years of experience in international cooperation and capacity building for the non-profit organization (NPO) and non-governmental organization (NGO) executives and employees. He is specialized in the field of new pedagogical approaches and management of vocational schools. For the past 10 years, he has been teaching business in a college in Eastern Canada.

He is among the pioneering practitioners posed in a thorough knowledge of adult education related to technical and vocational education and training (TVET).

Ken Biddington holds a Certificate and a Baccalaureate in Andragogy (Adult Education) majoring in Human Resources.

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