NCCP/CSCP Learning Facilitator Training Canada~Snowboard
CSCP Learning Facilitator Training (LF) Classroom Teaching vs. Coaching The role & expectations of an LF. A Learning Facilitator in the NCCP. The Coach Candidate Teaching adults and delivering course material. The CSCP LF and coach pathway. LF Admin requirements. Workshop kits & training resources. Candidate Reference Manual overviews. Q & A regarding CSCP LF Training material. On-Snow Full review of all material in coach manual. Review of the course agenda and layout. Next steps as an LF – Observation and co-facilitation Agenda
Introductions (5 Minutes) Introduce your partner: Name Where from? Discipline work with (primarily) Years coaching Why snowboarding? Why are they here?
Pre-Requisites Application process ID/Selection Identification & Selection Application
Observation: The new Learning Facilitator observes an experienced LF deliver a Comp Intro Course. Rookie: The new LF works with an experienced LF and delivers portions of the three day course (a minimum of 6 hours of delivery required by the new LF). The observation and rookie can take place during the same Comp Intro Course. If an LF is deemed ready to facilitate, they can move onto delivering following one Observation/Rookie. If they require more experience, they may be asked to Co-Facilitate (deliver the course with another LF), one or more times before delivering solo. Training The LF Workshop (8 hours) Observation, Rookie, Co-Facilitation
Delivery Practice delivery Evaluation for Certification It’s recommended that an LF gain as much experience as possible in delivering the Comp Intro course before moving onto the evaluation process. If an LF is only delivering one-two courses a year, this may mean years of delivery before they are evaluated. Evaluation of LF’s is being implemented as capacity within the CSCP is increased.
LEADERSHIP Coaching CRITICAL REFLECTION Planning a Practice INTERACTION VALUING PROBLEM SOLVING Anchored by Five Coaching Competencies Analyzing Perfomance Supporting the Competitive Experience Supporting Athletes in Training Designing a Sport Program Managing a Sport Program The Coaching Process Helps to drive specific coaching outcomes or job tasks ATHLETE PERFOMANCE Drives Athlete Performance
Teaching vs. Coaching (10 minutes) In small groups, consider the following; 1.What is the role of a teacher? 2.What is the role of coach? 3.How does the approach used by a teacher differ from that of a coach? Is there a difference?
The Ideal Learning Facilitator You have 5 minutes to sketch the ‘Ideal Learning Facilitator’ Be prepared to share why….
Share the highlights of your Learning Facilitator with the group and explain why these items were important. The Ideal Learning Facilitator
What is the function of an LF? The LF has these functions while delivering: 1.Instructor – provides new information 2.Guide – gives coahes tasks that allow them to learn through guided discovery & problem solving. 3.Moderator – builds a group of learners who are supportive of the LF and on another.
What is the function of an LF? CSCP’s expectations and responsibilities of all Learning Facilitators (page 3-5 in LF Guide). Roles & Responsibilities
The job of the LF The LF has to ensure enough material is delivered during the course and the coaches are engaged, so that when they leave the course, the coaches have all the skills we’ve just listed.
Key Facilitation Strategies Why start with a group task early in the course? Why elect a group leader for activities? Why rotate roles?
What we know about education: LF Guide Page 14. 10 minute break. Please read this article on the break
What we know about education Gather into groups of 3. You have 5 minutes to prepare to present your groups one-sentence definition of learning.
Stages of Group Development 1.Forming Focus on the self and their place in the group 2.Storming Determining one’s role in the group 3.Norming Acting out new roles and norms 4.Performing Completing tasks and learning
Stages Applied Why are knowing and working with these stages important to a SNOWBOARD course?
Two Minutes to present: Group 1 LTAD stage of athletes in Comp Intro context including brief athlete profile. Group 2 Overview of context certification pathway Group 3 Profile of a coach working at this stage (where they work, goals for athletes, what training they’ve likely had) Model on page 13 in LF handbook The CSCP Pathway The Comp Intro Coach
System Administration Comp Intro Coach Course Costs (3 Days) o Participant fee: $325 (paid online & includes evaluation cost) o LF payment fee: $175/day (5 candidates) $185/day (6 candidates) $195/day (7 candidates) $205/day (8 candidates) Full Course
System Administration The following expenses may be claimed by LFs: Printing as needed and approved by the Sport Development Manager Mileage – $0.36/ kilometer. Meals – $58.10/day Any additional expenses must be approved by the Sport Development Director. LFs must provide the Sport Development Director with a signed Expense Claim and receipts (receipts are not needed for meals and mileage). Expense & Fee payment allowances include GST / PST. In order to be reimbursed for expenses, LFs must provide the CSCP/NCCP with the NCCP database form for the course.
System Administration To access course material ‘Leader Documents’ www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/programs/coaching/leaders/Leader/ Username: Leader Password: CSCPleader * Case sensitive
System Administration Workshop checklists include necessary steps before & after running a CSCP course. Key Reminders: Minimum of 5 person’s registered online for a course to run. LF is responsible for on-the-ground advertising of the course. NCCP registration forms must be submitted before the LF is paid for delivering the course.
System Administration Snow School Course Option –$1,500.00 and the Snow School can book you, the LF, for a course at their hill. –They can register up to 8 person’s in the course making it a cost savings if they register more than 5. –One-page information sheet that can be given to Snow Schools available online.
Delivering Material: 5 Parts of an Effective Learning Activity 1.Introduction 2.Theory – Give the Knowledge 3.Experience – Draw on the candidates experience 4.Application – Allow the applicant to try 5.Closing – wrap up/debrief
List the skills necessary for an Comp Intro Coach to have to be successful.
Course Material Learning Facilitators are considered context experts for the course they are LF’ing. Review course material.
Para~Snowboard Reminder that the para information should be integrated throughout the course. See document – Considerations for working with athletes with a disability There are highlights of information throughout the manual and a major part is getting the coaches thinking and understanding para-snowboarding: Difficulty of access Potential equipment malfunctions / modifications Modified biomechanics Problem solving - coaching is coaching. Let coaches know about the Adaptive (Para) FUNdamentals Course for instructors and coaches getting involved in Para Snowboarding
Professional Development Professional Development is now being tracked in the Locker. Coaches will require 20 PD points over 5 years for a Comp Intro certified coach. The Locker will track and show progress towards this. Point Example: Making Headway = 5 pts. NCCP Courses = 5 pts. ‘Active’ Coaching = 1 pts.
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