This Effective teaching skills workshop helps doctors improve the ways in which they approach, design and deliver teaching sessions in a range of different contexts.What you will learnTeaching skills can be improved by developing key aspects of your practice, including preparation, choosing appropriate teaching methods, and utilising appropriate assessment. These and other aspects of effective teaching practice will be explored theoretically and practically on this 2-day workshop, which will also include tips on how to deal with difficult learners.By the end of this workshop, you will be able todevelop an effective educational environment and help trainees learn within that environmentwrite objectives for a teaching sessiondesign and use a session planrecognise the advantages and disadvantages of large and small group teaching and identify how to maximise interaction and learning in bothdiscuss good practice in teaching and learning evaluationplan and undertake an evaluation of a teaching session.This workshop forms part of the ‘RCP educator’ accreditation.