Generic Instructor Course (GIC)

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Course Content:

Adult learning, a structured approach to teaching, lecturing effectively, teaching skills, managing role plays and scenarios, facilitating discussions and workshops, getting assessment right, giving feedback, E-learning, the role of the instructor and annotated bibliography.

Main Objective:

To impact teaching skills to health workers in order to effectively and efficiently train others in the field of HIV and AIDS.

Specific objectives:

  •  At the end of the course, the graduant should be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
  • How adults learn, an experimental circle and how to improve motivation.
  • Structured approach to teaching, set, dialogue and closure.
  • Value of the lecture, importance of questions and what and how to communicate.
  • Importance of skills teaching and the four-stage approach to skills teaching.
  • How to facilitate role play
  • The different ways of facilitating group discussions and workshops.
  • Different assessment approaches and how it may facilitate learning.
  • The nature of role critiquing and how to give effective feedback.
  • Nature of E-learning experience from point of view of learner and of facilitator.
  • Mentoring and the essential qualities of an instructor.

Eligible Applicants and Number:

EPLS Providers who have passed well and selected by the instructors


Kshs. 30,000 for Kenyans and $375 for foreigners, per person.

The Fee covers: Tuition, teaching and learning materials, venue, mid morning teas and coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and coffee, certificate

Mode of payment:

Money Transfer to Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital Bank account or by Institutional Cheque


Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Professional Training Centre, Muthaiga Road Muthaiga, Nairobi

Duration of the Course:

3 Days

Application Deadline:

September 6th

Scheduled dates for the Courses:

Oct. 6th-8th

Mode of Application:

By filling in the application form and mailing to


Clinicians and allied professionals involved in the training of healthcare workers on the provision of resuscitation services in Kenya and UK.

Apply now to:

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital

Professional Training Centre

Muthaiga Road

P.O.Box 42325 -00100

Nairobi Kenya

Tel: (+254) 759297589