The AquaVet curriculum was developed to improve the water efficiency technologies skills of the European water industry workforce.
Two ‘Train the Trainer seminars’ were planned within the AquaVet project, one in Greece (Athens on 3 April 2017) and a second one in Spain (Madrid, on 24 April 2017). At these seminars the future AquaVet Trainers from Northern Ireland, Greece and Spain were familiarised with the AquaVet curriculum and are offered practical tools to teach the curriculum.
The trainers of the World Water Academy (Evelien Meijerink, Nele Thijs and Ingrid Hilwerda) trained activating teaching methods during 2 days at the seminar. An important part of the WWA didactical classes were the mini lessons. In the mini-lessons the AquaVet trainers practiced teaching a part of a (AquaVet) class using activating teaching methods and got feedback from their peers.
The participants highly valued both seminars on the interaction during the sessions, the use and practice of different teaching methods, exchange of experiences and the enjoyable atmosphere of the sessions.