Researchers agree on the potential power of developing staff through ensuring the organisational culture is based on coaching. In a true coaching culture, individuals are supported challenged and developed to be the best versions of themselves. The impact of coaching on both the coachee and the coach is positive and powerful.
This three-day face-to-face programme provides participants with the opportunity to explore and develop the key skills required for coaching in a school context.
A range of practical activities is blended with an overview of the theoretical basis for coaching effectiveness which will enable the participants to develop insight, confidence and competence in relation to practical coaching with colleagues.
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 classroom coaching to improve teacher performance.
- To consider the importance of culture in teams and organisations
- To explore practical techniques for classroom coaching for improving learning and performance
- To provide opportunities to practice and develop coaching skills
- To explore ways to develop a positive culture
- To identify and develop the key coaching skills.
Key areas covered
- Defining and understanding organizational and team culture
- identifying the central principles of a positive culture;
- practical actions to develop a positive culture of belonging, engagement and trust;
- six principles of coaching;
- the qualities and attributes of effective coaches;
- key skills for coaching;
- coaching practice in pairs and triads; and
- applying coaching skills in the classroom to improve learning and teacher performance