Train the trainer: Resilience and confidence-building

Masterclass - A special training session for journalism course leaders and tutors aimed at building resilience and confidence

Resilience and confidence-building have both been identified as areas for concern for student journalists about to enter the industry.

Both journalism trainers and senior industry have highlighted these as issues among early-career journalists.

This special ‘train the trainer’ masterclass is aimed at supporting educators in delivering this teaching for students.

Journalism course leaders and tutors are invited to the session from both NCTJ-accredited and non-accredited courses.

The course will include the following:

  • Preparing students to face difficult situations in a wide range of contexts
  • Building confidence to carry out key tasks including phone interviews and voxpops
  • Evidence-based approaches to teaching confidence building
  • Exploring barriers to confidence including imposter syndrome
  • Group discussion and sharing ideas and best practice
  • Practical session to create a lesson plan for building confidence
  • The industry view on resilience and building confidence (including soundbites)

The training will be delivered by Lisa Bradley, course leader at the University of Sheffield.

Please note there are two available dates for this training course.

NCTJ-accredited courses should use the code NCTJaccred1 at checkout to access the discounted rate.


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