To build in-house capacity as well as building a network of trained professionals to be able to deliver quality in country training a 10 day workshop on “Training of Trainers” was concluded successfully at Bhutan Media and Communications Institute (BMCI), capital on September 27.
The training was conducted as an objective to imply the principles of adult learning in core competency development programs using a variety of training methodologies, plan, organize, conduct, monitor and evaluate structured training programs, using practical projects to transfer knowledge and skills, contribute effectively to their respective professions.
The workshop involved planning, conducting and management of programs for the development of core competences of organizational staff. The training also emphasize on the concepts and principles of adult learning and their application, as well as instructional techniques, instructional systems designs and methodologies (for formal and on-the job training) required to carry-out effective and structured training.
The workshop was practically oriented, emphasizing methodologies and experiential learning techniques for adult learners. Structured projects included lecture presentations, discussions, team building techniques, and group dynamics and individual micro teaching presentations.
Ten participants from media and other professional background attended the training jointly conducted by IPDC/UNESCO and Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD). The master trainer was Sharma from AIBD and he expressed his satisfaction on the keen interest by the participants and arrangements made by BMCI to enable successful completion of the training workshop.