Coaching and Learning in Schools

Author: Sarah Gornall
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446291383
Format: PDF
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Coaching plays a key part in supporting the current education agenda. This book is both broad in range and specific in detail. It helps school leaders explore how coaching relationships can lead to increased attainment and capacity for learning, benefitting both education professionals and the young people in their care. The chapters cover: - models and types of coaching - specific frameworks for coaching - the impact of coaching on personal and professional development - how coaching can impact on raising attainment - how coaching can improve teaching and learning. Written by experienced educators and coaches, this book provides insight for all those involved in school leadership. Analysis of case studies involving professionals working in early years, primary, secondary and post-16 settings highlights what makes coaching effective. Further reflection shows how coaching and learning are inextricably connected. Clear explanations of coaching models and tools enable readers to expand their own range as coaches. Sarah Gornall is a Leadership Coach and the Director of Coaching Climate. Mannie Burn works with Best Practice Network and as an independent coach in schools

Coaching for Learning

Author: Jacquie Turnbull
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441163204
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Personalised learning is now widely regarded as a realistic and effective response to the diverse and fast-changing nature of life and work in the 21st century. Coaching has emerged as the key tool in personalised learning - and has been widely adopted as a strategy for enhancing life and improving work effectiveness in both schools and businesses. This is a practical and topical guide designed to help teachers and support staff in schools maximise the benefits of coaching for learning. Jacquie Turnbull, anacknowledged expert in coaching, shows how coaching can transform the learning process in schools. Accessibly written and packed with real-life examples and practical exercises, this the definitive guide to coaching for teachers everywhere.

A Practical Guide to Mentoring Coaching and Peer networking

Author: Geoff Hampton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134369565
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Written for staff in schools and colleges, this book offers the challenge and support necessary to understand, analyze and adopt coaching, mentoring and peer-networking mechanisms as an essential part of the development of professional learning within an organisation. Drawing on the new national strategy for professional development, it emphasises the importance of learning with and from other colleagues, helping your organisation to become a professional learning community and supporting the drive to raise standards and attainment. Organised into nine distinct but interrelated chapters, this is an invaluable sourcebook of practical information for in-service training. It contains a range of stimulating activities which engage the reader and encourages reflection on: * the nature and importance of professional development in schools and colleges * the potential benefits and difficulties associated with coaching, mentoring and peer-networking * factors essential to the successful establishment and management of coaching and mentoring programmes * team leadership and leadership coaching * the role of the coach, mentor and networker with respect to the creation of professional learning communities.

Coaching and Mentoring Staff in Schools

Author: Michael Hymans
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781906517571
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Coaching and mentoring are increasingly recognised as being important in order to enhance professional development, embed changed practice and encourage the transmission of teacher learning to pupil learning within classrooms. It also strengthens the culture and ethos of the school by promoting an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.The book draws extensively on literature and research findings, to provide an extremely comprehensive and practical resource that will be of benefit for those interested in introducing coaching and mentoring or those who want to reflect on progress already made and plan for further development.The content includes:· Definitions of coaching and mentoring: similarities and differences.· The benefits of coaching and mentoring and, barriers to implementation and how to overcome them.· Different coaching models with tips on best practice and skills needed for delivery and to evaluate their impact.There are case studies and activities such as audits and questionnaires on topics including 'finding the time', the benefits of coaching and mentoring and overcoming the threat of supervision, which help to reinforce theory and emphasise the practical application in all school settings. The book also highlights that introducing and developing coaching and mentoring can be difficult. However, the message is clear that the benefits far outweigh the difficulties.The book is supported by a CD ROM which includes a staff development PowerPoint and all the copiable practical resources.

Experiential Learning

Author: Colin Beard
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749483040
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In a fast-paced and innovative world, traditional training methods can no longer be relied on to improve performance, engagement or promote behavioural change. Experience-based learning, in which the experience is central to the learning process, is more affordable, appealing and effective than ever before. Experiential Learning combines in-depth theory with international case studies from companies including KidZania, Shell and the UK National Health Service (NHS) and numerous practical tools for developing and delivering learning experiences in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. It presents a simple model, the Learning Combination Lock, which enables trainers, coaches, facilitators and educators to select the best strategies for their circumstances to maximize comprehension, knowledge retention and application. Essential reading for anyone designing and delivering learning experiences, it covers areas such as experiential learning activities, indoor and outdoor learning environments, creative learning, working with the senses and emotions to help promote learning, and reviewing and evaluating initiatives. In addition to featuring new international case studies and examples, this updated fourth edition of Experiential Learning contains new material on the mechanisms underpinning learning, mindfulness and wellbeing, experience and language and digital games and the design of multi-sensory experiences. Online supporting resources consist of audio files exploring sensory intelligence.

Coaching for Effective Learning

Author: Maria-Teresa Claridge
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 9781857756333
Format: PDF
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Coaching for Effective Learning adopts a practical, how-to-do-it approach based on the real-life training experience of the authors. The methodology can be applied to a wide range of learning environments such as one on one, apprenticeships, mentoring, supervision, small group work and lecturing. The book considers the adult learning process and recognises different individuals' learning patterns, adapting participants' current skills to address new challenges. Undergraduate and postgraduate health and social care teachers and lecturers will find this book a very useful resource, as will general practice trainers, mentors, appraisers and supervisors. It will also be of interest to healthcare professionals interested in self development.

An Introduction to Coaching Skills

Author: Christian van Nieuwerburgh
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 152641323X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Focusing on the core coaching skills and competencies this book is a highly practical resource for anyone wishing to become a coach.

The Perfect Teacher Coach

Author: Terri Broughton
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1781350256
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Many schools are now recognising that using a coaching model is the very best way to make sustainable improvements in the standard of teaching and learning across all departments.The Perfect Teacher's Coach presents a simple and practical guide to making coaching work well in your school in order to deliver consistently high standards. This is ever more important with Ofsted increasing the number of lesson observations and 'evaluation of teaching and learning' providing a key performance indicator, alongside student outcomes.Everything you need to know about what coaching is and how it works is provided in this book. This includes details of various models of coaching and how to implement a successful model suitable for your school, training your coaches and ensuring you have a sustainable performance management process that really works.

Learning Strategies

Author: Andy Thomas Anderson
Publisher: Sport Book Pub
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed to assist those who teach physical education or coach young athletes in preparing students to become deliberate, flexible, and productive learners. This book presents the most effective teachin methods for implementing strategy instruction in P.E., from picture words and self-talk to imagery and goal-setting. It will serve as a practical guide for P.E. professionals and coaches of all sports.

Rock Coach

Author: Mr Steve Giddings
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780995915503
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Have you ever wondered how to engage your students in music in an exciting and relevant way? Do you want to incorporate more improvisation, songwriting, and creativity into your practice? This book will guide you through the tried-and-true best practices for starting a rock band at your school from the first audition to the final concert and give you the practical skills you will need to become a successful rock coach. From the basics of playing each rock band instrument, to how rock music is traditionally learned and transmitted, to the step-by-step process of forming a classroom or extracurricular rock ensemble, this book has it all. Learning how to coach a rock band can take years of trial and error but this book helps you bypass that step and get right to being the best rock coach you can be. You don't need to be a rock star to be a great rock coach! If you are new to teaching rock music or if you have lots of experience but are unsure as to where to go next, this book is for you.