Core Training for Instructors (CTI)

The RSCDS is currently working on the Core Training for Instructors project which is a new development aimed more specifically at the needs of those teaching or leading social/general classes and who do not wish to undertake the Teacher Candidate Courses for Units 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.  Information will be posted on this page as it becomes available.


A working group is currently developing a syllabus for the Core Training for Instructors course - watch this space for details as they become available.

Teaching practice

It is proposed that teaching practice under the guidance of a Trainer will form a major component of the Core Training for Instructors course. Watch this space for details as they become available. 


Online courses are planned to form part of the Core Training for Instructors course in order to facilitate distance learning, one of the objectives in introducing the CTI course.

Further information on these and other aspects of the CTI course will be posted on this page as it becomes available.


Online resources will play an important role in the Core Training for Instructors course.  These will include video recordings of classes along with a Guide to teaching Scottish Country Dancing.  Other video recordings will become available when the health restrictions are clarified.   Watch this space for further details as they become available

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