Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

Well over 1,000 doctors attend our 2-day Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Train the Trainer Course for Doctors) every year. So it's the most popular medical teaching skills course in the UK. We cover the teaching theories, principles and teaching tools you need to progress your own development and to support the development of others. We run courses most weeks across the UK and in our Virtual Training Rooms.

Read about our COVID-19 contingency plans here.

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  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points
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Virtual Training Room 28th Jan 2021 09:00 - 29th Jan 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 30th Jan 2021 09:00 - 31st Jan 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 1st Feb 2021 09:00 - 2nd Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 4th Feb 2021 09:00 - 5th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 6th Feb 2021 09:00 - 7th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 8th Feb 2021 09:00 - 9th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 11th Feb 2021 09:00 - 12th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 13th Feb 2021 09:00 - 14th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 13th Feb 2021 09:00 - 14th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 15th Feb 2021 09:00 - 16th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 20th Feb 2021 09:00 - 21st Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 20th Feb 2021 09:00 - 21st Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 20th Feb 2021 09:00 - 21st Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 25th Feb 2021 09:00 - 26th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 25th Feb 2021 09:00 - 26th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 25th Feb 2021 09:00 - 26th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 27th Feb 2021 09:00 - 28th Feb 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 1st Mar 2021 09:00 - 2nd Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 8th Mar 2021 09:00 - 9th Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 11th Mar 2021 09:00 - 12th Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 13th Mar 2021 09:00 - 14th Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 13th Mar 2021 09:00 - 14th Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 13th Mar 2021 09:00 - 14th Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 18th Mar 2021 09:00 - 19th Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 20th Mar 2021 09:00 - 21st Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 20th Mar 2021 09:00 - 21st Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 22nd Mar 2021 09:00 - 23rd Mar 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 1st Apr 2021 09:00 - 2nd Apr 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 8th Apr 2021 09:00 - 9th Apr 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 10th Apr 2021 09:00 - 11th Apr 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 12th Apr 2021 09:00 - 13th Apr 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 17th Apr 2021 09:00 - 18th Apr 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 19th Apr 2021 09:00 - 20th Apr 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 24th Apr 2021 09:00 - 25th Apr 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 8th May 2021 09:00 - 9th May 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 20th May 2021 09:00 - 21st May 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 12th Jun 2021 09:00 - 13th Jun 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 17th Jun 2021 09:00 - 18th Jun 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Virtual Training Room 1st Jul 2021 09:00 - 2nd Jul 2021 17:00 £399.00

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Course Description

COVID19

All courses scheduled for our Virtual Training Rooms are running as normal. They use video meeting software to provide you with the same interactive experience as our face-to-face courses. This means you receive the same CPD certificate as you would at any of our other venues. Available dates for these courses are listed above.

Government guidance and the ability of individual venues to open safely determines if and when we provide our courses at physical locations. Current circumstances mean these are on hold. You will find more information about the Virtual Training Room version of this course below.

You can read more about our COVID-19 safeguarding and contingency plans here.

What happens on the two-day Teach the Teacher course?

On the Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors, we explore formal teaching theories, principles and teaching tools. The small-group training format keeps the course interactive. Over the two days, your tutor begins by before introducing you to some well-established concepts. They support you to deliver a 1-to-1 teaching session and then a small group tutorial. This builds your confidence and gives you experience in applying the theory you have learned. Next, you work as part of a small team, preparing and delivering a longer teaching session to the whole group. We discuss the different approaches required for each of these situations in depth with emphasis on your individual requirements. So you learn from delivering your own teaching sessions and receiving feedback. You also learn from experiencing teaching from your fellow delegates and your tutor supports you to practice giving constructive feedback.

What support materials are provided?

We continue supporting your learning long after the event. This is in keeping with the principles which we share with you on the course. Every delegate on the Teach the Teacher course receives a copy of our popular  Teaching Skills for Doctors guide book. (120 pages and retail price £49.99). This is the print edition when you attend the course in-person and the digital version when you book a Virtual Training Room course. We use this to support your learning at the course and it provides you with a valuable resource for future reference. In addition, we send you a series of Top Tips for Great Teaching Practice by email during the weeks and months after the event. Each Top Tip email includes a link to a short 3-minute reminder of some of the course’s key messages. You can read these whenever you wish.

What happens with a course in the Virtual Training Room?

Courses in our Virtual Training Rooms interactively cover the same content as our face-to-face courses. We use secure video meeting software for this format. This enables your tutor to lead group interaction where you learn together with other doctors. So you will receive the same CPD certificate as you would at any of our other venues. If you book a Virtual Training Room course, then you receive the digital copy of our Teaching Skills for Doctors book. As an added bonus, you also have complimentary access to our Teach the Teacher Online Course (normal retail price £180). This provides you the opportunity to gain an additional 3 CPD points with a separate certificate as evidence of further training in teaching skills. Please note. This additional online course is only provided as part of your package when your course takes place in our Virtual Training Room.

How do I book this course?

More than 1,000 doctors attend our Teach the Teacher Course every year. The courses run regularly throughout the year in Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Oxford, and in our Virtual Training Rooms. This web-page shows live availability for all dates and, subject to availability, we accept bookings for courses right up to the morning of the course. So find your ideal date/location, click ‘Select’ and enter your information.

Is this course suitable for me?

Our Teach the Teacher course is suitable for all doctors and dentists involved in teaching and mentoring, either formally or informally. It is relevant whether you seek development for revalidation, to fulfil a CCT requirement or to gain points for ST/CT/GPST selection. Your experienced tutor begins by establishing your level of experience and interests. This helps them to know where to place the emphasis and ensure maximum benefit for all delegates. The best reason for attending is that this course improves your ability to support the development of others. Our structure and approach ensure doctors of all levels learn from each other as well as from your tutor.   We therefore regularly see delegates of all grades from FY and ST through to SAS and experienced Consultants.

Continuous professional development

Our Teach the Teacher / Train the Trainer course, is externally validated and accredited by CPD Healthcare. This accreditation applies to all dates and locations including our Virtual Training Room. We send you an email with a link to download your certificate worth 12 CPD points within two working days from the end of the event. Delegates who book a course in our Virtual Training Room also have access to our Teach the Teacher Online Course which provides the opportunity to gain an additional 3 CPD points on a separate certificate.

What other options are available from Oxford Medical Training?

The two-day course explores teaching individuals, small group teaching and large group teaching. Other services which you may wish to consider as alternatives or additions include: