Category: Coaching and Mentoring

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Team Coaching

Seeing education from an organisational design (OD) perspective is a relatively recent shift in my leadership thinking. Add coaching to that mix and you can see how I myself at this fascinating junction. Coaching and mentoring for education has been my area of professional learning for approaching a year now. After reading Dr Peter Hawkins…
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12 Apr ’19 0

Making a Global Connection

This is the first in a series of posts co-written by myself and Amy Illingworth, EdD (@AmyLIllingworth), Director of Professional Growth in a southern Californian school district in San Diego, USA, with whom I connected on Twitter.  You will learn more about each of us and how and why we connected as you read the…
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5 Apr ’19 0

From Cultural Capital, to Trust to focusing on Coaching and Mentoring

Initially, my professional line of leadership enquiry was how school leaders develop cultural capital, through promoting Character Education*, our Values and virtues within a school to staff, students and parents and our stakeholder community. At the same time, I had a developing interest in alternative models of leadership and complexity theory. You can position me…
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4 Apr ’19 0

#EduCoach

This morning I stumbled upon the #Educoach hashtag and I am sharing to support and connect educators with an interest in coaching. The questions and answers are, for the most part, tagged, however not ordered. So I have browsed and ordered my own learning and reflections below. You can review the full conversation here. Coaching…
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4 Apr ’19 0

CLEAR Coaching

Transformational models such as CLEAR, offer an alternative to the performance, solution focused process models, of GROW. With the distinctive feature of CLEAR being that you are “working with” clients, with coaching being “in service” of transforming our fundamental assumptions, core beliefs and motivations that drive our emotional and behavioural patterns, to improve capacity and…
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2 Apr ’19 0

Why invest in coaching in schools?

I continue to seek the strongest evidence and arguments for schools to first be curious about coaching, and then invest in coaching. If my thinking was to be distilled, it is comes down to this: To go fast, go alone. To go far together. That is my – why? I just need a bigger why…
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23 Mar ’19 0