Coaching to Transform

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A practical three-day programme to enhance the coaching skills of middle leaders and classroom practitioners.

How will the school benefit?

Speed the effectiveness of change and improvement in the school by establishing a group of skilled coaches to take the school’s agenda forward.

How will participants benefit?

The course enables participants to:

  • Appreciate the what, why and how of coaching
  • Link coaching to the building of learning power
  • Know how to support and challenge individual needs
  • Overcome those things that limit learning in others
  • Work flexibly with well-tried coaching models
  • Improve listening, questioning, observation and feedback skills
  • Link coaching to the current educational agenda.

What does the content include?

  • What it means to be a coach in the classroom
  • Coaching with and for emotional intelligence
  • Responding with challenge and sensitivity
  • Goal-oriented learning
  • Listening and questioning skills
  • Gathering non-judgemental data when observing colleagues
  • Overcoming obstacles to effective coaching
  • A plan to secure coaching within school priorities

What will TLO provide?

  • A facilitator skilled in coaching
  • A resource book for each participant each day
  • One copy of the Pathways to Coaching handbook for each participant

Further Information

  • The course is suitable for individual schools or networks of schools. Day 1 of the course can be detached as a stand-alone day.
  • When delivered for several schools we advise at least two participants per school due to the amount of paired work included.
  • Suitable for classroom teams and Local Authority teams.
  • Minimum number of participants 20.

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