What should a facilitator guide include?
Regardless of the training’s subject matter, good facilitator guides have a few things in common. An effective guide should be clear in outlining the specific goals of the training—you should be explicit in stating what knowledge, skills, or behaviors the learner should understand by the conclusion of the session.
What is a facilitation guide?
Common to instructor-led training (ILT), a facilitation guide ensures consistency across training sessions by including step-by-step instructions for facilitators. A facilitation guide typically contains the following information: An overview of session objectives and agenda.
What makes a good training facilitator?
Both being able to listen to others and to encourage others to listen are equally as important. A facilitator needs to be able to actively listen to their group and understand what they are trying to say. An excellent facilitator needs to be able to listen to a group, an individual and also themselves.
What does a facilitator?
: someone or something that facilitates something especially : someone who helps to bring about an outcome (such as learning, productivity, or communication) by providing indirect or unobtrusive assistance, guidance, or supervision the workshop’s facilitator kept discussion flowing smoothly.
What are skills of facilitation?
A good facilitator possesses the following skills:
- Advanced preparation.
- Clear communication.
- Active listening.
- Asking questions.
- Establishing a psychologically safe environment for sharing.
- Creating focus amongst the group.
- Unbiased objectivity.
What are the weaknesses of a facilitator?
Disadvantages. Internal facilitators may have untested assumptions and biases about the issue, as well as the history of the situation. Group members may perceive an internal facilitator as biased for or against certain participants, stakeholders or decisions.
What are facilitator notes?
Facilitation notes are the participant centred, meeting process designed to achieve the stated objectives. They are the facilitators guide to the meeting.