Register Now

Coaching & Mentoring Skills Course
20 Nov - 20 Nov

Coaching & Mentoring Skills Course

Coaching & Mentoring Skills Course - Secondary, primary and FE Phase

This course will offer an opportunity to explore coaching and mentoring and the skills associated with effective practice.  We will look at different models, tools and techniques and consider how these can be used as part of our professional role to develop independent and resilient learners and improve approaches to key aspects of teaching, learning and assessment.  Peer to peer coaching practice enhances confidence and, supported by peer observation, encourages critical reflection and informs personal development.  A pack of tools, tips and resources will be provided for use in individual settings. 


Course Objectives

· Explore the characteristics of effective coaching and mentoring

· Develop the skills of a coach including questioning and active listening skills

· Practise coaching techniques in a context of peer observation and feedback

· Identify ways to enhance current practice through use of coaching skills


Dates & Times:  Tuesday 20th November 2018 from 4 - 6 pm

Cost:£50 per delegate

VenueThe Priory School, Longden Road, Shrewsbury SY3 9EE

Facilitators: Jane Martin – Professional Development Manager, Shrewsbury Colleges Group, please see biography below:

As Professional Development Manager, Jane’s experience of working within the Further Education sector includes teaching in the English Department at Shrewsbury College, developing provision as Programme Leader for Education, focusing on staff development and training as an Advanced Practitioner, and working in partnership with colleagues at Edge Hill University as the Course Leader for initial teacher education. 

Investment by the College in promoting a coaching culture was reflected in Jane’s appointment as an Advanced Learning Coach, a role which provided opportunities to embark on research projects, lead conference workshops and contribute to published work.  The successful introduction of curriculum-based Professional Learning Communities at Shrewsbury College and development of a team of Learning Coaches to support professional development has facilitated the implementation of Peer Review and Lesson Study processes, both of which draw on the principles of coaching and mentoring to inform professional dialogue


Further Information

To book on a course/programme please just click the book button.

If you have any queries please contact Sandra Cooper


Please click here to view our cancellation policy