“Training of Trainers” workshop on online training methods

The EU funded project “Support for Public Administration Capacity Building in Turkmenistan” organized the final round of the “Training of Trainers” (ToT) workshop on Online Training Methods. The workshop was conducted to support technical capabilities of the teaching staff of the Academy of Civil Service under the President of Turkmenistan (AoCS) by introducing the best practices on organization and delivery of effective online discussion and group work platforms.

International expert of the project Mr. Klemen Belhar presented an overview on development of the online communication platforms and their modern features. The expert explained about possibilities of “Zoom”, “Zoom bracket rooms” and versatility of their applicable areas. During the presentation Mr. Klemen Belhar referred to the different online teaching methods. He spoke about the advantages and disadvantages of online group works, comparing them with life group works. Discussing the disadvantages of online platforms, the expert presented some possible solutions for escaping certain limitations by applying the “Zoom Breakout Rooms”.

Mr. Klemen Belhar shared with the participants the video in order to introduce the user manual of “Zoom Breakout Rooms” and its functions. The expert divided the participants into online groups where they discussed the importance of online learning methods using the method in practice. The expert listed the advantages of applying the method in practice. At the end of the training session the participants stressed the importance of the continuous professional development and acquisition of new skills as well as their successful integration in practice.

The ToT workshops facilitated the building of the technical capabilities of the teaching staff of AoCS and enable them to experience the best practices on online teaching methods.

For more information, please contact: Saida Rovshenova – Communication and Visibility expert, e-mail: imamowna@gmail.com.