Improving the Learning Environment and Culture

Summary of Workshop

This workshop is designed for supervisors and education leaders, offering a valuable opportunity to pause, reflect, and move forward. The sessions will also focus on developing trainers to better support their trainees. Participants will learn to use coaching models and tools effectively, enhancing their ability to build positive relationships with trainers and trainees. In addition, supervisors will be equipped with active listening, supportive and challenging questioning techniques, reframing, and developmental feedback skills. 

Overall, these sessions aim to equip education leaders with the necessary skills and knowledge to improve their learning environment and culture, thereby enhancing the quality of training and outcomes for all involved. 

What will be covered? 
  • Reflection on the challenges faced over the past few years and their impact on training delivery 
  • Undertake a SWOT analysis of their training environment to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats 
  • Explore strategies for optimising training opportunities and creating a positive learning environment within their own Trust or specialty 
  • Develop negotiation skills to handle difficult conversations and improve training outcomes 
  • Understanding psychological safety, the benefits such as increased trust, collaboration, and innovation. 
  • Explore barriers: Identify common barriers to psychological safety, such as fear of criticism or reprisal, lack of trust, and discomfort with vulnerability 
  • Understand how these barriers can hinder their ability to create a psychologically safe environment. 
  • The importance of active listening in creating psychological safety 
This course is ideal for:

Current Educational and Clinical Supervisors looking to maintain accreditation

GMC Approved AoME domains – 1,2,7

*Learning outcomes are amended for the three hour session