Training: Inspiring and involving staff
Phone: 07950 408347
'This course today has made me feel proud to be a librarian.' Public Library Staff.
Supporting whole-staff involvement in developing effective and enthusiastic service delivery. Helping to develop or extend confidence in working effectively with readers and learners.
Libraries making a difference: a role for everyone, every day
Courses are adaptable to Library, School, Archive, Theatre, Arts, Museum, Heritage, Sports and Leisure settings.
Before training, only 16% of participants felt they were either 'clear' or 'very clear' about this area of our work. After training, 86% of participants felt they were either 'clear' or 'very clear'. This is a 70% improvement.
Before training, only 10% of participants felt they were either equipped or very equipped to deliver / develop this area of our work. After training, 71% of participants felt they were either equipped or very equipped. This is a 61% improvement.
the client said (Peter Marchant, Head of Libraries, Knowsley Council,
on behalf of the steering group):
The training was extremely well received, with very high levels of positive feedback...
The evaluation forms also indicated a real commitment to carry this work forward in the workplace. One actually refers to 'the passion of library staff' – something perhaps not generally recognised, least of all by librarians themselves.
would be happy to be contacted further on this subject, if required.'
For the complete client evaluation of this programme go to Clients' Comments.
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As with all of Jerry's training, sessions can be tailored to specific local needs. Jerry is also happy to create new courses to meet specific needs.
Training course options include:
Areas commonly explored across these training options:
is an inspiring trainer who quickly and easily transfers his deep enthusiasm
for his subject to the audience. His training courses are fun, informative
and totally inspiring. New ideas or ways to tackle problems dawn on
you and you quickly become fired with zeal and passion for your work.
The workshops provide an opportunity to exchange ideas and share problems
and, hopefully, solutions! After attending any of Jerry's courses you
feel totally informed and refreshed.'
Jerry Hurst provides training courses, workshops and seminars for libraries, schools, museums, galleries, archives, youth services and other agencies. The focus can be work with children, teenagers or adults or the full range of service provision.
Training options are adaptable to the client's specific requirements. The content, level, approach and intended learning outcomes are always designed to reflect the client's brief. Jerry is also happy to create new courses to meet specific needs. This approach ensures that outcomes for participants are closely aligned with local service and staff development priorities.
If you need further information, or would like to discuss your training or consultancy requirements, please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07950 408347.
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