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
- 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.