Course Overview
The Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training (GOBLET), together with H3ABioNet will be running a Best practices in Bioinformatics Training workshop in Cape Town from the 16th - 17th of November 2015. The first day will cover aspects of teaching and the second day will be more of a workshop to discuss bioinformatics curricula, course materials, trainer recognition, etc. This “train-the-trainer” course is designed for anyone who currently or plans to teach bioinformatics both in universities as part of degree programs or as short specialized courses. The workshop will be in the Dumo Baqwa room, Barnard Fuller Building, University of Cape Town Medical School, Anzio Road Observatory.
Intended Audience
“First time” trainers or those with no formal teaching on how to train and bioinformatics trainers
Keywords: Teaching, Education, Training
Skill level of training: Advanced
Language: English
Credential awarded: No credential awarded
Type of training: Face-to-face
Venue of the course:
Dates for the course: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 CAT to 14:30 CAT
Course organisers: Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training (GOBLET) and H3ABioNet
Course Sponsors: H3ABioNet Local Classrooms
Course objectives

Provide practical tips and guidance for delivery and development of bioinformatics training solutions. Discuss ongoing training community efforts for training sustainability, curriculum development and core competencies, and trainer recognition.


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

Participant applications

Registration for participants opens: Thu, 01/01/1970
Registration for participants closes: Thu, 01/01/1970
Participant registration link:
Syllabus and Tools
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Training material availability

Training materials for this course are available as a single downloadable archive here: Should you re-use any of these materials, please ensure that both the author/s of the material AND H3ABioNet are clearly credited.