Defence Higher Education Trainer - Defence Higher Education Trainer
(10 Mar 20 - 13 Mar 20)

Joint Services Command and Staff College
4 days - residential

About this course

The aim of the course is to develop participant’s knowledge of adult teaching and learning theory in order to improve their performance as directing staff at the Defence Academy.  They will learn how to employ modern training techniques.

What you will learn

You will learn/develop:
  • learning and teaching theory
  • assessment and evaluation of learning 
  • learner motivation
  • learning styles
  • exploiting technology for learning
  • facilitating learning activities 
  • specific learning difficulties (SpLDs)
  • coaching & mentoring
  • personality types and self awareness

How will this course help my career?

The focus of the course is developing the use of adult learning as opposed to the standard teaching methodologies employed in schools.  Using evidence based training the DHET covers the theoretical aspects of learning and teaching along with how these concepts can be applied practically in the classroom. By understanding how to engage adult learners the DHET enables trainers to construct and deliver training pitched appropriately to their students.

Before you attend

Pre-course e-learning through DLE (2-3 hours).

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
This course is a requirement for instructors at the Defence Academy only.

How will I learn?


How will you be assessed?

Through attendance and the supported mini-teach preparation and delivery.