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The “see it”, “say it”, “suss it ” and “sort it” system by Bob Morton

Hi, this first of my eight short articles of the see it, say it, suss it and sort it system of training created by the great Bob Morton of Client-Centred Learning. Before the creation of the now used format of the three main competences of ADI Part 3 which are lesson planning, risk management and…

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Route Planning, one of the most underrated skills of a driving instructor

Route Planning, one of the most important skills of a driving instructor. This short article explains of the skill of route planning and why you need to be trained on it to be successful as an ADI. Most of you will already know that one of the competencies under Lesson Planning on an ADI Part…

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National Rider Standards- Fifth section of the standard

Hi, this is my last and the most important article on the national standards. It’s continuous professional development or CPD. Ok, let’s explain the fifth section of the standard which is called,” Evaluate and develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in the driver/rider training industry”. This unit is about evaluating your own performance against the…

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Article 5- National Standard for driver and rider training

This is my fifth article on the National Standard for driver and rider training. Ok, let’s explain the fourth section of the standard which is called,” Manage risk to instructor, learner and third parties”. This unit is about actively managing the risks that can arise while delivering driver/rider training and ensuring, as far as is…

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National Driver & Rider Training Standards.

Hi this is my weekly instatement on the National Driver & rider standards, ok, let’s explain the second section on how to enable safe and responsible driving, which is explain and demonstrate skills and techniques and coaching. In the national standard for driver and rider training is states- Within the learner-centred approach, there is a…

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The National Training Standards Part 3

This is third of my articles on breaking down the ‘National standard for Driver & Rider Training’. This gives an excellent definition of what client centred is and what it isn’t, as in my experience lots of people get this wrong. Ok, let’s explain the third section of the standard which is called,” Enable safe…

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The National Standard for Driver & Rider Training

Hi, this is first of a number of articles on breaking down the National Standard for Driver and Rider Training. I will try to explain what we have to do as driving instructors to meet this standard in more simple detail to understand, as like me a few of you were probably confused with the…

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Another course completed- Neurodiversity

Hi, I found this course, useful for the following reasons. It gave me an insight into the different thinking styles of people and the associated learning strategies to help with each one. I liked some the techniques to help you calm people down if they are having a meltdown as well.

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Three principles of Learning

Hi, this is the three principles of learning show in an exceptionally enjoyable book, called the Inner Game of Work. Let’s brief explain the three main principles- Awareness- See things for what they really are. Don’t cloud your judgement and make unhelpful judgements like, that roundabout as too many lanes and I will never be…

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It a good idea to take a full license holder( FLH) on a ADI Part 3 or standards check?

Is it a good idea to take a full license holder to an ADI Part3 or standards check? Well, these are the two arguments for it or against it. Against it- If you are a trainee driving instructor with limited experience you probably won’t a high enough level of driving competence in comparison to the…

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