Free Professional Development Webinars for Teachers

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teach A Man To Fish decided to offer free professional development opportunities for teachers everywhere through a series of webinars (interactive online educational sessions). This was to reinforce our commitment to quality, relevant education, and to teachers around the world facing challenging circumstances. These webinars focus on enterprise education and holistic teaching skills & methodologies.

Webinar Schedule

Teacher Webinar 11: Turning your Challenges into Opportunities

Thursday 30th July at 3pm BST. Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkdO2uq...

Tuesday 4th August at 3pm BST. Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctd-Cup...


Teacher Webinar 12: How to Make Financial Planning Fun for Students

Tuesday 6th August at 3pm BST. Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvc-ytr...

Tuesday 11th August at 3pm BST. Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtd-uqr...


Make sure to check the local time for you! Use this Time Zone Converter by adding the Time Zone BTS (British Summer Time) and typing in 12:00 for the time. After that, add your city or time zone to know at what time you will have to join us!

Webinar Series 1: Developing Resilient Young People

Teacher Webinar 1: Introduction to the Growth Mindset

In this webinar we briefly introduce the Growth Mindset which is an educational theory by the award-winning American psychologist Carol Dweck. Then, we explore how having a Growth Mindset links to becoming resilient and we look at 2 practical tools which teachers can use to help their students develop such a mindset. Finally, we look at how the School Enterprise Challenge by Teach A Man To Fish is a great platform for students to learn how to develop a Growth Mindset.

Once you have watched this video, you can get your certificate of attendance by filling out this short survey.

You can access the slides used in this presentation here.


Teacher Webinar 2: Supporting Students to Learn from Mistakes

In this webinar, we look at different ways of looking at mistakes and how to better frame failure. A number of teachers share their own experiences of supporting their students to learn from their mistakes before we explore 2 practical tools which teachers can use directly in their classroom. Finally we look at how the School Enterprise Challenge by Teach A Man To Fish is a great platform for students to learn how to learn from their mistakes.

Once you have watched this video, you can get your certificate of attendance by filling out this short survey.

You can access the slides used in this presentation here.


Teacher Webinar 3: Supporting Students to Become Problem Solvers

In this webinar, we look at how we can support students to become better problem solvers. First we discuss an inspirational video and then we play an interactive game to get ourselves into a problem-solving mindset. Teachers from all around the world share their own experiences taking part in the School Enterprise Challenge and explain how their students have become better problem solvers as a result. Finally, we look 2 very practical tools which teacher can use in their classroom: The 5 Whys and The Dilemma Protocol.

Once you have watched this video, you can get your certificate of attendance by filling out this short survey.

You can access the slides used in this presentation here.

Webinar Series 2: Experiential Learning - Preparing Young People for Success After School

Teacher Webinar 4: Effective Questioning


In this webinar we explore how you can unlock your students’ inner potential through experiential learning and your role as a teacher-facilitator. We begin by discussing the video "Bring on the Learning Revolution!" by Sir Ken Robinson and the traditional education system and role of teachers. Then, we explore the role of teachers as facilitators through experiential learning programmes such as the School Enterprise Challenge. Next, we share two practical tools focused on the power of effective questioning - one for teachers to help their learners deepen and reflect on their learning, and another tool for students themselves to use to reflect on their learning. Finally, we introduce you to an experiential learning activity which teachers can use with their students in the classroom.

After watching the webinar recording you can get your attendance certificate by completing this short survey.


Teacher Webinar 5: Appreciative Inquiry

Building on the topic of effective questioning (Webinar 4), in this webinar we delve deep into the concept of Appreciative Inquiry. We explore what Appreciative Inquiry is, why it’s important and how it can help learners to re-frame their challenges into opportunities. We share practical tools and activities which you can take away and apply to your school business, helping students to appraise and identify their strengths and skills, stay motivated and take responsibility for their learning.

After watching the webinar recording you can get your attendance certificate by completing this short survey.

You can access the slides used in this presentation here.


Teacher Webinar 6: Q&A With Teachers Implementing Experiential Learning

This webinar features four inspirational School Enterprise Challenge teachers from South Africa, Pakistan and Zimbabwe as special guest panellists. The panellists have guided their students to set up profitable and prize-winning businesses, from a digital magazine to organic beauty products. In this webinar, they share the story of their journey to success and their top tips for how you can implement experiential learning with maximum impact at your school.

After watching the webinar recording you can get your attendance certificate by completing this short survey.

Webinar Series 3: Cultivating Entrepreneurial Mindsets and Preparing Young People for the Future: A Journey from Business Idea to Plan

Teacher Webinar 7: Introduction to the Entrepreneurial Mindset

In this webinar, we explore what the entrepreneurial mindset is and why having one is critical to enabling young people to succeed in school, work and life. We go through three classroom activities and tools which you can use with your learners to introduce them to the power of the entrepreneurial mindset and prepare them to make their own vision a reality.

After watching the webinar recording you can get your attendance certificate by completing this short survey.

You can access the slides used in this presentation here.

Teacher Webinar 8: Developing Empathy & Understanding the Needs in your Community

The best entrepreneurs are problem seekers and solvers. But creating meaningful solutions starts with understanding people's needs. In this webinar, we explore what it means to be a problem-seeker and why understanding the problems in your community is the first step to coming up with a successful business idea. We share practical activities and tools which your learners can use to discover and analyse the needs in their community and develop empathy - an essential entrepreneurial skill!

After watching the webinar recording you can get your attendance certificate by completing this short survey.

Teacher Webinar 9: Brainstorming Brilliant Business Ideas

In this interactive webinar we introduce you to some fun games and activities to stimulate your students’ creative thinking and get them in a problem solving mindset. Then we explore a few tools to help your students discover what resources they have and how they could use them to come up with creative business solutions which will meet the needs of their community.

Please note: This webinar featured small 'breakout rooms' to allow participants to interact with and learn from each other in small groups. The parts of the session done in breakout rooms have been removed from this recording.

After watching the webinar recording you can get your attendance certificate by completing this short survey.

Teacher Webinar 10: Prototyping and Market Research

Have you heard the saying “Fail Fast, Succeed Sooner?”. In this interactive webinar we show you how your students can put their business idea to the test through prototyping (making models of their product or service) and gain valuable feedback from market research. Through these activities, we explore how students can learn to communicate effectively, adapt and stay positive in the face of challenges.

Please note: This webinar featured small 'breakout rooms' to allow participants to interact with and learn from each other in small groups. The parts of the session done in breakout rooms have been removed from this recording.

After watching the webinar recording you can get your attendance certificate by completing this short survey.

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