Category: Coaching and Mentoring

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

#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

Coaching in schools – with Iain Henderson

Iain Henderson is Deputy Head (Educational Developments and Partnerships) at Wellington College. He has worked in both the state and independent sectors, he has been a Head of Year and a Housemaster, an Assistant Head and is now Deputy Head. One of his main responsibilities has been to develop, embed and support a coaching culture…
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19 Mar ’19 0

CollectivED – snippets

With a hours window in my coaching schedule today, I was re-reading Issue 7 of CollectivED. CollectivED is a network of teachers and other professionals, who share an interest in mentoring and coaching as well as other professional development activities… “with learning conversations at their heart,” based at Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett…
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19 Mar ’19 0

Coach – non-judgemental (and non-directive)

After spending some time considering intention and attention, I encountered a new attention dilemma, a recent coaching session. I anticipate that, in building up my coaching experience, I will encounter numerous new dilemmas. In this instance, considering the position of being non-judgemental. As well as seeking a non-judgemental position, at the Master Certified Coach level,…
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15 Mar ’19 0