Teacher Training In Education
Immersion Studio is an innovative solution for those within the education sector, offering consistent scenarios that allow participants to explore a range of approaches resulting in different outcomes. This technology can be used during teacher training to practise teaching to a class, as well as other situations that may be difficult to manage.
All interactions can be paused or restarted giving participants the opportunity to make improvements throughout their session.
Scenarios can also be played back, allowing participants to reflect upon their performance and inform decisions going forward.
How does Immersion Studio help Teachers?
Experiential learning is a highly effective training method for teachers to develop their skills.
Teachers who have had more experience in role play situations have greater levels of confidence, success with students and can accelerate their progression and professional career.
Teacher Training with Students
Immersion Studio is particularly beneficial for initial teacher training, as 23% of newly qualified teachers feel unprepared for classroom experience. Immersion Studio gives trainee teachers the opportunity to interact with virtual pupils before their first classroom experience, building their confidence for when they are in front of a real class.
Our platform features multiple school scenarios with classes of varying sizes and pupils with individual pupil personalities ready for your trainee teachers to test and practise their skills. It allows them to develop classroom management strategies and critical interpersonal techniques to succeed in the education sector.
Training Teachers for Career Progression
Our experiences can also feature adult avatars which can be used for professional development training, developing leadership skills and practising challenging conversations with parents. It can be used as continued professional development for those who are more experienced in the education profession.
The fact that Immersion Studio can be paused and scenarios can be repeated gives participants a chance to reflect on how they could approach situations differently, giving teachers the confidence to try new techniques and approaches to situations which they will frequently encounter.
Our most popular education training scenarios include
Great tool to allow participants to role play in a realistic scenario. We were all pleasantly surprised with the ability of Connect to understand our industry terminology and approach.Alison Knight, Director of Talent & Leadership Development, Continental Europe Hilton Hotels
Immersion Studio helps cement learning into your DNA.RBH Hospitality
It was the very first time I have ever experienced this kind of technology. It was fabulous the way you become so engrossed with the subject.
Its a real life situation with human feedback. Makes sense in a world where face to face training can be expensive.
I love the responsiveness and how ‘live’ it actually feels. I felt really comfortable taking the conversation in any direction.BT Group
You can get so immersed in it. It’s brilliant!Brighter Talent
Connect Training gives our Bath Spa teachers the opportunity to enhance their own professional practice in a safe, risk-free yet realistic environment.Benton Brown, Head of Initial Teacher Training at Bath Spa University
It’s so real!Ashorne Hill
The Connect Training technology proved to be very user-friendly and accessible and the Connect Training facilitator/actors/avatars were well informed in generating very convincing simulations.June Bianchi, Senior Lecturer in Art Education Bath Spa University
I love the fact that the avatars can comment on your body language because often it’s not what you say, it’s what you’re doing.The Hotel Folk
I just wanted to say a very big THANK YOU for the session. I think you probably saw that, after some initial apprehension, everyone really engaged with the scenarios. The characters were very realistic, not pushovers and the scenarios developed really well - thank you!Frances, Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
It was an amazing experience which in my opinion should become an automatic part of teacher training. There are so many reports that cite low-level disruption as a problem to teachers and many trainee teachers who admit to a lack of confidence in managing behaviour.Jane, Student Teacher at Bath Spa University