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  1. Good lesson planning and preparation will help you deliver any teaching session more effectively.

  2. There a number of teaching methods that can be used in workplace and educational settings. Each method has its own strengths and limitations which need to be considered carefully in order to select the most appropriate method for your context.

  3. Make sure that your teaching is underpinned by educational theory to ensure a positive outcome.

  4. Becoming a competent educator is a long process and like any skills development, it requires plenty of practice and experience to develop expertise.

  5. Make use of student feedback and/ or peer observation feedback to reflect on and enhance your teaching technique and presentation skills.

  6. Remember that the learner is at the centre of all educational activity - make sure that your teaching enhances learning.

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Clinical Supervision: Teaching and Facilitating Learning

UEA (University of East Anglia)