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Coaching Skills in School Leadership

This two day course provides a clear structure for the development of coaching skills, based upon the best research. Participants will be provided with a strong grounding of coaching theory and equally importantly, will be offered the opportunity to practice their skills in a secure and supportive context.

Coaching skills are at the basis of:

–    positive relationships

–    good communications

–    effective planning

–    problem solving

–    conflict resolution

–     lesson observation ,monitoring and feedback activities in schools.

Your Facilitator:

Ed Lott is an ex-headteacher and National College Consultant Leader with almost forty years of experience in education and professional development training.

This two-day free-standing coaching programme will also be used to form the basis of an extended training opportunity for all those participants interested in pursuing high-quality school leadership. It is particularly appropriate for Specialist Leaders of Education as well as those who have recently achieved ‘nextstep’ promotion within schools.

Day One will comprise an introduction to the ‘ACROBAT’ coaching model and equip participants

with the core skills for successful practice in schools.

Day Two will offer the opportunity to consider a wide range of current coaching techniques,

including ‘Fierce Conversations’, Solutions-based Coaching and the‘GROW’ model.

All participants will be offered on-line support during and after the training days and will be recognised as accredited coaches throughout the Teaching School.

The training is delivered in a pacey and interactive manner and overall group-size of this training day will be carefully managed to allow for a comfortable, intensive and rewarding experience.

Dates: 22/10/18  & 4/2/19                          Cost: £175                             Venue:All Saints RC School, York,YO231JG

Please contact Steve Sandwell find out more: s.sandwell@allsaints.york.sch.uk

Coaching Application Form

Please note that in the event of a cancellation the following terms will be applied: Cancellations within two weeks of the event: 50% charge; cancellations within 48 hrs of the event/no show: 100% charge