Online Facilitation

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Like many other education providers at this time, the QI team is redesigning their programmes for online delivery.  

Here are some useful resources for those adapting teaching for online learning. 

Microsoft Teams for NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is making Microsoft Teams available to all colleagues.

Teams is a great tool for connecting and collaborating with colleagues across NHS Scotland.  

Follow this link to a simple guide on the Basics of MS Teams

Topics covered include:

  • What is Teams?
  • What can Teams be used for?
  • How to use Teams. 
Online Learning: Facilitation using MS Teams

The QI team have created a helpful how to video on the key functions of MS Teams that can help make your online learning session interactive and keep your participants engaged. 

Follow these links for further information on using Breakout rooms and Whiteboard

Designing and Presenting Online Learning

The design and over all presentation of your online learning session is key to the success of your session. 

The QI team have brought together the key principles and best practice into a video to help you. 

We have also included a session plan template here for you to use when designing your sessions.

Watch the video for tips on how to use it. 

Transferring face to face training online

Due to COVID-19 educators in NHS Education for Scotland are exploring options to transfer training online.

To support this they have collated options for eLearning, collaborative spaces, webinars and some case studies. 

Follow this link to a guide on transferring face to face training online.

Topics covered include:

  • Evidence of effectiveness
  • Planning to move online
  • Guidance for Educators
  • Use of eLearning
  • Collaboration tools
  • Hosting Webinars/online sessions
  • Case Studies from NES
Guidance for educators

Guidance for educators is a site on how to develop learning programmes for health and social care staff in Scotland.

It includes advice and guidance on the cycle of planning, developing, designing and reviewing an education programme or resource with links to further reading and useful information.

Follow this link for the Guidance for educators site.