Instruct-ERIC Events

CORBEL:Train-the-trainer workshop & course development hackathon

Date: 04-Jul-2018 to 05-Jul-2018


This event combines two separate events, a 2-day train-the-trainer workshop and a 1-day course development hackathon. You can choose to attend one or both events, preference will be given to attendees able to attend both events.

Train-the-trainer workshop:

Date: July 4-5, 2018

The workshop will be led by the needs of participants with many practical exercises; the focus and content will be refined based on the attendees input.

- Training Design: How to optimally use didactics and method diversity

- "Turn manure into compost": How difficult training situations can contribute to workshop success

- Moderating discussions and workshops

- Reading the room/gaining feedback

- Ensuring transfer of training into daily practice


Course development hackathon:

Date: July 6, 2018

The workshop on July 4-5 will introduce the topics with many practical exercises. During the hackathon on July 6 you have the opportunity to integrate what you have learnt into your current projects with additional input of your peers.

- Examples of interactive training activities (flash talks)

- Exchange of experience with respect to training budget, best practices, marketing of trainings (depending on interest in the room)

- Protected time to work on your current projects and get advice from colleagues (brainstorming on concepts etc.)

- Get to know who is involved in training in the RIs with the aim of creating a network of people interested in training delivery


Registration is open via surveymonkey ( The train-the-trainer course is restricted to 13 participants, so make sure you register early. We want to allow as many CORBEL RIs as possible to profit from this course. For this reason we will be accepting initially one person per RI (application will be screened for suitability/motivation), additional people will go on the waiting list. After the first deadline we will give out the remaining places to people on the waiting list. Additional spaces are available for the course development hackathon.

First deadline: April 13 Waiting list notification: April 20

Practical information

The venue can be easily reached from Schiphol airport by train. A block booking of hotel rooms has been made at the venue. Attendees will have to pay for their own travel and accommodation.

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

CORBEL:Train-the-trainer workshop & course development hackathon