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Coaching for Impact (day 3)

Coaching for Impact (day 3)sun27jun8:00 amsun4:00 pm8:00 am - 4:00 pm Blended Learning Event OrganiserKaren Ardley Associates

Event Details

Dr. David Porritt is looking forward to working with Doha College for the third and final day of the Coaching for Impact Programme.

Programme Outline

This three-day KAA certified programme provides participants with the opportunity to explore and develop the key skills required for coaching in a school context, includes intersessional activities and blended learning opportunities from KAA Online.
Days of facilitation normally include 6 hours of focused work, three weeks apart. 

A range of practical activities will enable the participants to develop understanding, confidence and competence in relation to coaching and explore ways in which becoming a coach positively impacts their self-efficacy, agency and wellbeing.
We will explore the skills, qualities and practice required by successful and effective coaches. Participants will be given opportunities to apply their new skills to leadership, peer and classroom coaching to foster professional learning, improve teacher performance and develop a culture which promotes self actualisation.

Target Audience

Team, middle and senior leaders who would like to develop their coaching skills.


  • To identify and develop the key coaching skills.
  • To provide opportunities to practice and develop coaching skills.
  • To explore practical techniques for peer, leadership and classroom coaching for improving wellbeing, learning and performance acting as supportive mechanism to promote wellbeing among staff.

Presenter – Dr. David Porritt

David has been a Headteacher and Principal for 21 years in the UK, Singapore, The Netherlands, and China. He holds an MBA in Educational Leadership (International) a Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring and has facilitated several cohorts of international teaching staff through the International Programme for Middle Leaders for the Council of British International Schools. Along with developing and running workshops and professional learning sessions at various conferences as a consultant in schools and for a church. David has recently completed his doctorate in Leadership at UCL Institute of Education. His research is concerned with Professional Agency: Exploring the Impact of Coaching on the Leadership, Learning and Self-Efficacy of School Leaders who Coach. He has been a team inspector for OfSTED and the Independent Schools Inspectorate. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and coaches several clients, helping them to promote desirable and sustainable change. Outside of school, David is a keen road cyclist and musician. He plays in a rock band when time allows and enjoys long rides with friends in a cycling club.


‘Coaching for Impact programme for 25 of our team – absolutely brilliant. The structure of the programme and David’s delivery was truly engaging. These 3 days have been such a catalyst for deep reflection and evaluation of how I lead and how I coach others’. Nicola Singleton, Whole School Principal, Modern English

‘This programme is hugely confidence building! The practical side of putting theory into practice was very valuable’ Eileen Butler, Raha International School, Abu Dhabi

‘The programme has allowed me to create a bank of experiences and approaches to coaching to empower me and other’. Christine Armstrong, Raha International School, Abu Dhabi


(Sunday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Blended Learning Event