experiences that meet the needs of the learners and your organisation.
Is OPTEACH relevant for me?
What skills do I need?
Benefits to Educators
- Engage learners in ageing
- Learn from those with the experience
- Stories are powerful
- Capture real life experiences and then relate to the theory
Explore the Educators’ pathway to see whether OPTEACH
could work for you and your organisation.
How can this website help me become an OPTEACHer?
Here you will find various resources (checklists, templates, sample policies, etc) arranged in ‘pathways’ through the OPTEACH process for educators and older people. The resources are based on our experience as educators, plus the insights and perspectives of people we interviewed. Although becoming an OPTEACHer is rewarding, it is not a ‘quick fix’ and it requires significant planning. We trust the range of resources will help you learn about OPTEACH and make the most of the approach, while avoiding common pitfalls.
How can I connect with other OPTEACHers?
As more educators learn about this educational approach, the community of OPTEACHers will grow! Please help us to support others by sending your stories and experiences to the Share your Story page and email us with any questions or suggestions, or if you would like to be informed of upcoming events.