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Coaching skills for leaders (part 3)

After Clean Language, the later chapters of Jackie Arnold’s book are broader and more organisational, linking to the Level 5 ILM course. Just two snippets. If you continue to regard your coachee as having the ability to learn and grow and allow them to create their own plans, you should not misuse your leadership role…
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16 Feb ’19 0

Coaching skills for leaders (part 2)

The second half of the course reading ‘Coaching Skills for Leaders in the Workplace’ – Jackie Arnold has already highlighted a line of personal enquiry – Clean Language. Which connects with a second area of interest, supporting teacher professional development and ‘The Discipline of Noticing,’ – an approach towards noticing possibilities for acting differently in…
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16 Feb ’19 0

Coaching skills for leaders

Halfway through the course reading Coaching Skills for Leaders in the Workplace – Jackie Arnold I thought it may be worth just capturing my reflections and sharing one or two highlights. As you would hope, Jackie Arnold , provides a clear outline of what coaching is. She provided a clear and practical outline of mentoring…
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13 Feb ’19 0

Buses and which Coaching and Mentoring course?

Things comes in threes. (Right @Leah_moo?) Like snow storms, keynoters stuck at the train station and lost room keys (the only room in the hotel with an old fashioned key). What about the Early Careers Framework (ECF), new NPQ qualifications and link to “Coaching for Success?“ Under the ECF new teachers will receive a structured,…
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6 Feb ’19 0

I was wrong about Coaching (Part 7/7)

Opening yourself up to being Coached In the summer, following a commitment to work with the Education Support Partnership, I was offered Coaching in recognition for advocating for the charity. I was unsure, I paused for thought. Yes, I know I write publically and I am naturally sociable, however I am quite guarded personally. I…
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3 Feb ’19 0

I was wrong about Coaching (Part 6/7)

Untrained Coaching As a new Head Teacher, I read Jill Berry’s excellent book Making the Leap after I was appointed. It is much better before. There were competing priorities and I present then in no particular order purposefully: Building, organisational structure, transient and temporary staffing, safeguarding, identity and communications. I made mistakes. Some I was…
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2 Feb ’19 0