Teaching Course - Module 1 - Stockbridge, Hants (multiple dates)

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About this course:

Suitable for those who already teach bell handling and want to update their skills AND for those who have never taught anyone to handle a bell, Module 1 provides you with the skills and techniques necessary to take a ringer from their first lesson to having competent bell control.

You will learn through a mixture of practical and classroom sessions:

  • How to teach a skill
  • How to break down bell handling into easy stages that the new ringer can master
  • About different learning types and how to adapt your teaching for them
  • The benefits of intensive teaching

The practical sessions will give you plenty of time to practise your new skills in a safe environment. Working in pairs you will also have opportunity to hone your observation skills and get feedback on your feedback.

This course will be delivered in three morning sessions on  Saturdays 25 February, 25 March and 22 April 2023.

The sessions will enable you to practise your new skills in a safe environment.  Working in pairs, you will also have opportunity to hone your observation skills and get feedback.

In between the sessions you will practice teaching real learners in local towers under the guidance of an experienced teacher., who will also sign of your logbooks as you work towards accreditation.

Please contact the course tutor, , if you would like to join this course.


Event Details

Event Start Sat 25-Feb-2023 09:30
Event End Sat 22-Apr-2023 17:00
Capacity 5
Available places 2
Registration Closes
Fri 24-Feb-2023
Event Prerequisites You must be a bell-ringing teacher (or would-be teacher) aged 14 or over.
You must have sufficiently good bell control to be able to inspire confidence in others and an ability to comfortably raise and lower a bell.
Location St Peter's, Stockbridge, Hampshire

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Roger Booth


Now living in Hampshire after spending 40 years in London, Roger has held various posts within local ringing societies. For a long time Roger was a member of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers and served on its Ringing Centres, Towers & Belfries, Redundant Bells and Administrative Committees. As a Chartered Surveyor, Roger combined his professional career with pleasure and played a leading role in major bell restoration projects at Bermondsey. Isle of Dogs, Limehouse, Rotherhithe and Walworth, as well as many smaller projects, and the transfer of redundant rings of bells from St Stephen Ealing to Aberdeen Cathedral and Homerton to Stone next to Dartford. He therefore has a wealth of knowledge about tower maintenance issues. To help ensure there were adequate numbers of ringers to ring these restored bells, Roger then turned his attention to issues of recruitment and training. Roger is currently a member of the ART Management Committee and an ART Tutor. He is particularly interested in initiatives to improve the quality of teaching and make more effective use of trainers through the use of simulators.