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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 21 Tips for trainers: the buses game
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 21 Tips for trainers: the buses game Introduction group and is also an easy way to get people to understand the game. Other buses can be: I first came across the Buses Game in 1994 in where you live, where you were born, work, a book called `Educating for a Change' and first language (an important issue in Africa have used it in a wide range of training where the official workshop language is situations and with a varied group of people - seldom the first language of participants), why from aloof professionals to workers, peasant they came to this workshop, hobbies, etc. farmers and children who are not used to being acknowledged for who they are. It's an Each time the group is in a new set of buses, excellent way to start a workshop, both as an ask them to say something about themselves icebreaker and as a means of addressing related to that bus. You can comment when important issues related to group composition necessary. Find a balance between eliciting (e.g. class, gender, ethnic background, first interesting information from the group but language). prevent the game from going on too long. ...