The secrets of successful facilitation. Amanda Newbery Articulous Communications. Agenda. Working the group Grabbing and maintaining attention Using questions effectively Engaging all . 1. Working the Group. When facilitating, consider. The Trainees.
Consider what they want / expect
Your facilitation style should seek to recognise trainees’ needs.
Encourage talking by greeting people when they arrive.
Try to learn about trainees’ backgrounds and experiences so you can refer to them later.
Be creative with introductions.
Get THEM to talk.
It takes hard work and variety to maintain attention.
Use questions to foster interactivity and self-discovery.
The Squeaky Wheel?
Is it one or many? Could it be something you’re doing?