A Guide to Co-training in Face-to-Face Programs

Co-training can add immeasurably to the effectiveness of real time face-to-face workshops, seminars, and conferences. Group activities–based on principles of adult education, and using experiential training methodologies–put a great deal of responsibility on one trainer/facilitator. Co-training can divide this responsibility between two individuals. In this article we define co-training, point out its advantages, and include a guide that co-trainers can use to help make their work together more productive.