Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Workshop 2: Skills teaching


Teaching skills is integral to teaching practice.

Many skills apart from technical skills are taught. This workshop provides a simple four-step framework to improve learning.

Workshop objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • outline the features of a skill;
  • identify cognitive element of skills;
  • describe the four step approach to teach skills;
  • give effective feedback;
  • modify skills teaching in the workplace;
  • explain competence and development of expertise.

Workshop activities

Includes a review of skills teaching, participant skills teaching demonstrations, positive critiquing.