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  • The resources shared in this Portal were developed by a large group of volunteers. Every effort has been made to contact potential copyright owners. If any have been inadvertently overlooked, we will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements at the first opportunity.

    The Trainer Resources Portal has been co-sponsored by the Eumetcal Programme, with additional generous donation of time by WMO/CGMS VLab and EUMETSAT, as well as other WMO training partners. 

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  • Analyse the organizational context and manage the training process

    Training resources available in this section focus on the training process and the relationships between the components, as well as the WMO Competency Requirements for Education and Training Providers.
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  • Identify learning needs and specify learning outcomes

    Training resources available in this section focus on the importance of clarifying job competencies and identifying training needs, including resources that present processes for doing these tasks. Also in this section you will find resources to help you to write measurable learning outcomes that address the needs, and how you can use these to drive your choice of learning activities and assessment approaches. 
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  • Determine a learning solution

    Training resources available in this section explore the various decisions of teachers and trainers make in the early stages of planning training: learning formality, delivery modes, and learning strategies. The resources also describe the many criteria commonly used to choose between them.
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  • Design and develop learning activities and resources

    Training resources available in this section focus on the use of active learning strategies and tactics that can help you to create engaging learning activities. The importance of the visual design of learning resources is also explained in documents available in this section, with a good deal of suggestions, templates and examples presented to you.
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  • Deliver training and manage the learning experience

    Training resources available in this section cover a wide range of topics regarding the delivery of training, including the important role of facilitation of learning, planning and organizing classroom and online events, and providing course guidance to participants. 

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  • Assess learning and evaluate the training process

    Training resources available in this section focus on the purposes and types of learning assessment, as well as methods that can be used to evaluate training to understand its impacts and for improvements. 

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