When we talk about skill development and vocational education, training becomes very important. And trainers are crucial to any kind of training program. Vocational trainers make a huge difference as they impart skills and knowledge and leave a lasting positive impact on their trainees’ lives. Therefore, Training of Trainers (ToT) and Training of Master Trainers (ToMT) becomes vital for any organization or academic institution. This helps them in consistently re-evaluating their skills and performance statistics and looking at ways to improve. Along with training the trainers, we also need to recognize the efforts of the trainers and bring more visibility to their work.
Let us look back at some of the initiatives taken towards training and bringing visibility to the trainers in the year 2019.
DFID- UK and SCPwD in collaboration with National Star College – UK conducted top-up training for trainers and master trainers
Under the ambit of SFJ, Department for International Development (DFID)-UK government and Skill Council for Persons with Disability (SCPwD) with experts from National Star College, United Kingdom organized a 4-day Top- Up Training of Trainers (ToTs) program for Intellectual Disability at National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (NIEPID), Regional Centre, Kolkata between 11th -14th February 2019. Read more
Media & Entertainment Skill Council (MESC) commences training of trainers (ToT) for WorldSkills Competitions
MESC commenced training of trainers to facilitate competitive training by launching the first First Training of Trainers (ToT) Program at the Hyatt hotel in Pune. The key focus of the ToT program is to prepare the trainers using internationally approved training methodology, processes, and techniques so that they equip the candidates for skills competitions at national and international levels. Read more
Thank you, trainers and master trainers, for making a big difference in our lives!
NSN celebrated Trainer’s Day, Master Trainer’s Day on the occasion of Teacher’s Day. This was to appreciate the efforts of the professionals who have embarked on a journey to create a positive impact in the lives of many youth through skill-based training. Read more
Trainers from LabourNet Skill Development Center, Hosur
To understand various nuances of being a vocational trainer, we visited the HUL Center, Hosur, run by LabourNet. The trainers at this center were full of enthusiasm while they spoke about their profession, their challenges and what it means to be making a difference in the lives of youth through skill-based training. Read more
An interview with the automotive trainers at Youth Empowerment at SKF (YES)
We caught up with the trainers and the center manager at Youth Empowerment at SKF (YES) center, Hosur. A conversation with the trainers brought to the limelight many interesting facts about vocational training, and most importantly, why they had chosen to become trainers. Read more
Training of Trainers program from AASSC strengthens the training ecosystem for the Aviation sector in partnership with DFID , UK and Semta
Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC), in collaboration with DFID, UK and Semta conducted a Training of Trainers (ToT) program focusing on platform skills to be a good trainer in the Aviation sector. Read more
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