Course Overview
H3ABioNet, Wellcome Connecting Science and the European Bioinformatics Institute are hosting a Train-the-Trainer workshop. The aim of the workshop is to empower trainers and educators focused on bioinformatics and data science to design, develop, and deliver effective training in their field of expertise. Trainers will learn how to plan, design, and deliver training in bioinformatics to impart skills to students, professionals, and future experts.
Intended Audience
Applicants must be individuals involved in genomics or bioinformatics and interested in developing their skills in effectively training others in specific topics.
Keywords: Genomics, Bioinformatics, Education, Training
Skill level of training: Beginner
Language: English
Credential awarded: Letter of completion/attendance
Type of training: Blended/hybrid learning
Venue of the course: Online - Zoom
Dates for the course: 22 November – 8 December 2022, Tuesday and Thursday, 14h00 – 17h00
Course organisers: Nicola Mulder, Alice Matimba, Dusanka Nikolic, Verena Ras, Benjamin Moore, Piv Gopalasingham, Isabela Malta, Sarah Morgan, Sindiswa Lukhele
Participation: FREE
Course Sponsors: H3ABioNet, Wellcome Connecting Science, and the European Bioinformatics Institute.
Course objectives

After this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Apply theoretical and pedagogical concepts to learning design.
  • Describe the pipeline for effective design and development of training.
  • Define factors that influence training design and promote learning.
  • Design a short training course on a specific topic.
  • Plan training evaluation using appropriate tools.
  • Critically review the design of bioinformatics training.

Classroom applications

Registration for classrooms opens: Thu, 01/01/1970
Registration for classrooms closes: Thu, 01/01/1970
Link to classroom application form:
Notification date for successful classrooms: Thu, 01/01/1970
Maximum number of participants that may be accepted per classroom will be capped at 40

Participant applications

Registration for participants opens: Fri, 30/09/2022
Registration for participants closes: Fri, 21/10/2022
Participant registration link:
Syllabus and Tools

Course schedule:






Session content


17 Nov 2022










14h00 – 17h00 CAT


Get to know each other and course overview




22 Nov 2022


Training theory and practical aspects

Theoretical aspects


24 Nov 2022

Course design elements and factors




29 Nov 2022


Training design elements

Design your own training Part 1

02 Dec 2022

Design your own training Part 2





06 Dec 2022


Training evaluation


Feedback and evaluation


08 Dec 2022


Training design project

Project presentation and peer review




Course evaluation, wrap-up

Post-course feedback and certificates



Course limitations

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Training material availability

Training materials used for this course will be available soon. Please note that these were not only produced by H3ABioNet and may therefore be governed by different sharing/re-use policies. You are encouraged to follow the policies of the external providers regarding material re-use and/or sharing.