Webinar: Teaching students skills

This webinar has now taken place.

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Depending on the courses you teach you will need to teach your students skills such as:

  • reading for comprehension
  • writing essays, reports, or assignments
  • tackling a novel mathematics problem.

How should skills like this be taught? The evidence is clear, these skills are not just the product of innate talent or intelligence, they involve subskills and procedures that need to understood and taught. Find out more in this hour-long webinar with Geoff Petty. A CPD certificate will be available for all SET members attending the session live.

By taking part in this live event, you will be able to download the full presentation to accompany this webinar. During the hour we will hold online polls for you to take part in. You can also submit your thoughts and questions, which will be answered towards the end of the session. Following the webinar, a round-up article will be published, whereby you can read all of the feedback which came in during the webinar. This often includes ideas for best practice, along with questions and answers to topics you may find useful in your own role and setting.

About Geoff Petty

Geoff Petty is one of the UK’s leading experts on teaching methods. An experienced teacher with an international reputation, he is the author of best-selling books Teaching Today and Evidence-Based Teaching.

Geoff has spent 28 years in teaching and is a former teacher trainer. He has worked as a consultant with over 500 colleges and schools, as well as several national education bodies in the UK and abroad. He speaks regularly on learning and teaching issues at conferences all over the country. Geoff is a regular contributor to SET's quarterly journal, inTuition.


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