All understand the actual differences between andragogy and pedagogy as training specialists. The main distinction between pedagogy and andragogy is that in the former, the educator takes full responsibility for what is taught and how it is learnt, and the educator also assesses student learning. The learner is self-directed, responsible for his or her own learning, and self-evaluation is a hallmark of the andragogical approach. 

Key Takeaways

Strengthscape’s ‘The Blurring Lines between Andragogy & Pedagogy Learning Principles’ Webinar is an insightful exploration of the similarities and differences between andragogy and pedagogy. The webinar focuses on the blurring lines between these two learning principles and how they can be applied to different learning contexts. Led by experienced professionals in the L&D industry, the webinar will cover topics like adult learning theories, learner-centered approaches, self-directed learning, and the role of technology in learning. 

  • Outline the difference between Andragogy and Pedagogy and the training approach for each of these 
  • Identify various instructional design processes and learning strategies for andragogy and pedagogy 
  • Recognize the principles that are good fit among adult learning and pedagogy for L&D and integrate these for best learning experiences 

When instructing adults, andragogy works best; when instructing youngsters, pedagogy works best. Both models include ideas that let teaching strategies be adjusted based on the audience. Learning can occur in various ways for various individuals, thus being aware of the various learning strategies that can be used helps ensure that trainers can apply the optimal model for their particular situation.