Mentoring and Coaching 2018

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Module One:  Mentoring and Coaching - Building foundations

Participants will explore the rationale for mentoring/coaching to transform practice, its role in supporting change, define mentoring and coaching and explore how different approaches suit different situations, as well as developing an understanding of how adults learn.

Module Two: Strategies and approaches – building capability 

Participants will explore practical strategies and approaches to building effective mentoring/coaching relationships, such as questioning and listening skills, learning and challenging conversations using mentoring/coaching models/frameworks, and how to observe teachers in the classroom and give feedback.

Module Three: Systematic applications – embedding change

Participants will explore the practical applications of embedding mentoring/coaching systems in their context, define their roles and responsibilities of mentoring/coaching and explore key tools to support practice within these systems.

Module Four: Designing a successful approach

Participants will select the approach that is most appropriate in their context and design a programme most relevant to their school’s/kura’s or CoL’s needs.