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Academy: Training from the back of the room

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What will you learn

  • All the brain-based, interactive strategies that you’ll experience during the class are content-independent, meaning that you can use them with any subject or topic, even the most dry or technical ones.
  • All the learning activities that you’ll collect during the class are from 1- to 5-minutes in length, which means that they’re really easy to insert into any class or training program. You’ll create your own trainer’s toolbag full of these short, quick learning strategies.
  • You’ll experience everything you’ll be learning about, including six major brain-science principles that make learner-centered, brain-based instruction so successful and exciting.
  • You’ll design one of your own classes or training programs, using your own topic, your trainer’s toolbag strategies, and the instructional design model called “The 4Cs Map.” And you’ll receive peer feedback during the class to help you polish what you’ve designed
  • You’ll leave with an awesome collection of resources: 2 books and 1 workbook; a trainer’s toolbag full of activities you can use immediately; 6 brain-science principles, the 4Cs Map; innovative and interactive ways to use PowerPoint; fun learning aids; and dozens of other digital resources to enhance your own teaching and training skills


Training content

  • Explore The Six Trumps™ – six powerful neuroscience principles based on how humans learn best.
  • Apply these principles every time you train, teach, instruct, or coach others. 
  • Experience and collect dozens of interactive instructional strategies that you can use with any topic and any group of learners.
  • Use the 4Cs Map – a powerful 4-step instructional design and delivery model – to design any class or training you facilitate.
  • Create a training plan specific to a topic you already teach.
  • Receive a 55-page resource workbook that is only available with this class, as well as hard copies of Sharon Bowman’s best-selling book: Training From the BACK of the Room!

Who should attend

  • Are you a trainer, educator, or facilitator looking to level up your training sessions?
  • Are you responsible for delivering workshops, seminars, or corporate training?
  • This “Training from the Back of the Room” workshop is designed for passionate individuals like you who want to revolutionize their training approach.

What’s included:

  • 2 full days of in-depth action-packed collaborative learning
  • Visual templates, activities and other goodies to use with your team after the training
  • Not just any book : Sharon Bowman’s best selling books “Training from the BACK of the Room”
  • A 55 page workbook in which you can note down all your insights and collect all tools you learn during the training and take back a large collection of tools to take back and start using immediately
  • Access to the TBR Practitioners Slack Group – a global group that supports its members with online collaboration.
  • Food for thoughts: Snacks, coffee, tea, water, sodas are included in registration
  • An excellent Lunch
  • A change to discover the great Art around the Zebrastraat concept


Jan Van Der Burgt is a Certified Trainer for the In-Person TBR Practitioner Class – also known as Training From the Back of the Room – and is accredited by Sharon Bowman, the founder of Training From the Back of the Room. Jan has a long history of teaching, going back to 15 years in teaching scouting skills classes and teaching for over 5 years at Karel de Grote University college in Antwerp.

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Discount code (10 %) : ‘RSGGhent24’