30/05/2019 - 31/05/2019 All day

ELIXIR-EXCELERATE, in collaboration with ELIXIR-IIB, is pleased to announce a Train the Trainer (TtT) event


The course is made up of four sessions, covering: Target Audience:

Whoever is interested in becoming a teacher or a better one. If you have questions like the following ones, this course may be very helpful to you.

  • How learning works?
  • How can I use learning principles and theories to improve my teaching?
  • How can I make my teaching more engaging and effective?
  • How should I adjust my teaching to different types of learners?
  • How can I help slow learners?
  • How can I assess whether my students are actually understanding my lessons? Are they actually learning?
  • What is the best balance between theory and practice?
  • How can I best assess whether learning is occurring and/or has occurred?
  • What works in a classroom and what doesn’t?
  • How can I become a better teacher?
  • Etc.
Learning Objectives:
  • To get acquainted with Learning principles and how they apply to training
  • To be able to select and utilise training techniques that can be used to enhance learner engagement and participation
  • To learn how to use assessment and feedback in training
  • To learn about session, course, and materials design

We will accept a maximum of 20 participants. Priority will be given to candidates from Elixir-IIB institutes and ELIXIR nodes. Notifications of acceptance will be sent shortly after the application, which will remain open until we reach 20 participants.


There is no course attendance fee. The participants will need to bear their travel, hotel (if any) and meal costs. Candidates from ELIXIR nodes might apply for an ELIXIR Staff Exchange Programme Travel Grant when they fill their application form.


Allegra Via (ELIXIR-IIB Training Coordinator, IBPM-CNR, IT)
Jessica Lindvall (Training Coordinator ELIXIR-SE, NBIS)


Loredana Le Pera (ELIXIR-IIB Deputy Training Coordinator, IBIOM/IBPM-CNR, IT)

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