ECCB Engages High School Teachers in Train the Trainers Workshop

ZIZ News…September 24, 2012 — High school teachers throughout the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will be exposed to various techniques for creating and delivering exciting and compelling presentations on business and money management when the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) hosts a Train the Trainers workshop for High School teachers on 26 September.

The workshop aims to provide knowledge, practical skills and a greater understanding of how to teach young people about business and money management issues. The teachers will gain insights on how to use creative thinking techniques as well as visual, auditory and hands-on teaching tools to prepare information and engage students in discussions on business and money management.

The topics which will be covered at the workshop are:

1. Different learning styles and how to accommodate them;
2. Using creative thinking to solve problems;
3. Unlocking the television in trainees’ minds – awakening the mind’s eye;
4. The nuts and bolts of saving; and
5. Energising Training.

The ECCB has hosted similar workshops for churches and financial institutions as part of its financial and economic public education programme.

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