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Re: Role of the facilitator

A facilitator can use a variety of teaching and training methods to develop learners as long as he/she ensures the following basic practices are always evident:
(1) Prepare the learner and the learning environment
(2) Create an environment that encourages learning and that accommodates all learning styles
(3) Make links to prior learning
(4) Clearly defines the learning outcomes
(5) Provide the learner with clear instructions when doing a variety of activities
(6) Implement a variety of learning activities
(7) Make a clear link between the different types of learning activities
(8) Consolidate learning activities by giving feedback to learners
(9) Monitor and evaluate learner progress constantly
(10) Evaluate the learning process, systems and materials
(11) Maintain effective admin systems