If you ask any instructor, in any industry, ‘Do you want your students engaged?’ their answer will always be: “YES - of course!”. The question then becomes how? How do excellent instructors gain and maintain their student’s interest, attention, and involvement? Now you’ve discovered a hidden secret
Think back over your years of training and recall an "ah ha" moment that you experienced. Think of that moment when you experienced a true understanding of a topic. What was it that triggered that sudden understanding? Regardless of training content, training may only be effective long-term if the c
Maybe if the fire service spent as much time actually STUDYING and UNDERSTANDING the research – instead of posting misinformation on Social Media and debating it – we all would be in a better place.
Each year, 10 percent of our firefighter injuries and 10 percent of our firefighter line-of-duty deaths (LODDs) occur during training, and 115 have died in training since 2003. Ever since I was promoted to training officer, this is one statistic that has always bothered me.