Selected questions and answers

From feedback sheets collected at seminars sponsored by the “Pädagogisches Institut Wien”
(The Viennese In-service Teacher Training Institute for public school teachers)

Very clear!; Difficult material became easy and understandable!; She presents the material so that the participants can easily understand and retain it; Her professional competence and the many practical examples are very convincing; Conveyed a huge amount of specialized knowledge in an easily understandable way; Her wealth of day to day experience working in schools with real-life students is incorporated into the seminar; We worked really hard, easily fulfilled the seminar goals and had a lot of fun at the same time. It was easy!

What a shame the seminar only lasted two days — I would like to have more!; We worked intensively the whole day and the time flew by; At the end of an 8 hour day, my concentration level was still high — because it was so much fun, varied and lively.

This seminar made the unconscious become conscious; I benefited professionally and on a private level as well; A convincing and very humane expert.

I will be able to use what I learned every single day in the classroom; Absolutely the BEST seminar I have ever attended and essential for every teacher!; An innumerable range of new possibilities!; This seminar was motivating and supports me in my professional conviction; I have been made aware of so many new opportunities which I never knew existed; The seminar was all about my daily reality. I felt good and I’m looking forward to trying out what I learned; Practical examples which can be used exactly as they are in the classroom!

Wonderfully productive atmosphere!; The teamwork and sense of cooperation were excellent!; Work hard and gain energy – the ideal atmosphere for learning!; Very lively and at the same time relaxed.; I really enjoyed these 3 days!

Definitely!; This seminar is essential for EVERYONE who teaches!; This seminar should be compulsory for every teacher; We should have learned these things at teacher training college. They are a MUST !

Fantastic!; Many years of classroom experience; High level of competency; authentic – lives and breathes what she teaches; It is a great advantage that she taught in a public school as well as having many years of experience working with adults; A woman who can motivate others; She knows what she’s talking about.

Great sensitivity and flexibility concerning the group’s needs; I have never experienced a facilitator who was so enthusiastic and involved in what she was teaching; Her kind and humorous personality made learning fun; Her winning and relaxed attitude were energizing and created an optimal learning atmosphere; A wonderful sense of humor and very respectful in her treatment of others; She always picked us up where we were at the moment; Listens closely and respects the needs of individuals and the group.

Authentic; cheerful nature; positive charisma; empathetic; motivated and motivating; expressive; She can really get her message across; Enriching!; Captivates a group’s attention; Good storyteller; Very competent; Fascinating voice; Kind, open and humorous; Professionally: Very good, On a personal level: A jewel!

Thank you for the many, wonderful ideas!; This seminar was a true gift for me!; There’s still so much to learn! I want more!; This seminar should be included at teacher training college. It would make teachers’ lives a lot easier; I’m glad I attended this seminar.; This should be basic knowledge for every teacher; An excellent seminar. Every minute of the time I spent here was valuable.; Many, many thanks to the Pedagogical Institute for the opportunity to attend this wonderful seminar!