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The Coaching Toolkit

Author : Shaun Allison
ISBN : 9781446245514
Genre : Education
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Do you want to know how to establish a coaching programme in your school? Using lots of examples of successful coaching in practice to set you on the road to coaching success, this book guides you through the process of setting up and running an effective coaching programme in your school. The authors are both secondary specialists, but the principles they set out in this book are broadly applicable to all schools. There is clear advice on: - introducing coaching in your school; - choosing your coaches; - training your coaches; - measuring the positive impact of coaching on the school; - making coaching part of professional development for all staff; - a suggested timeline for implementing a coaching programme. Features of the book include chapter objectives, questions for reflection to use in training activities, a number of short case studies from secondary schools and further education colleges showing how coaching has worked in practice, suggestions for further reading and pointers to useful websites. There are useful photocopiable materials provided to use with most chapters, and there is a PowerPoint presentation available entitled Coaching for Performance that you can use to explain ideas to colleagues. This bank of resources that accompanies the book is available to download from the SAGE website, and you can adapt the materials for any setting. This book is an ideal resource for anyone looking to establish a coaching programme in their school, and offers you all the support, guidance and resource materials you will need.

Coaching For Schools

Author : Judith Tolhurst
ISBN : 1405821965
Genre : Education
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Tolhurst offers a practical guide to coaching in schools, helping the reader to understand the concept of coaching and when and where to use it effectively in a school setting. Drawing on case studies and coaching conversations, this book also suggests a format to help put coaching skills into practice.

Coaching And Learning In Schools

Author : Sarah Gornall
ISBN : 9781446275597
Genre : Education
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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

Performance Coaching Toolkit

Author : Angus McLeod
ISBN : 9780335238910
Genre : Business & Economics
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This toolkit suits coaches and prospective coaches in all sectors, particularly those who want a rapid and accessible route to understanding coaching practice and who want a reliable source book for coaching methods.

Coaching And Mentoring Staff In Schools

Author : Michael Hymans
ISBN : 1906517576
Genre : Educational counseling
File Size : 52. 41 MB
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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.

Rigor In Your School

Author : Ronald Williamson
ISBN : 9781317215547
Genre : Education
File Size : 59. 19 MB
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Raise the level of rigor in your school and dramatically improve student learning with the tools in this book! In Rigor in Your School: A Toolkit for Leaders, Second Edition, each illuminating exercise is tailored to leaders looking to spread the word on rigor and beat the obstacles to achieving school-wide improvement. In this new edition, the authors answer more questions about common obstacles faced by principals, explore how technology can support rigor in your school, and provide additional information on collaborative tools for building a culture that supports rigor for all. The tools in this book help you: Assess where you are now Evaluate and adjust curriculum Design an advocacy plan Ensure accountability with parents Use your school's schedule to increase rigor And more! For both new and experienced leaders, you’ll find this easy-to-use toolkit full of practical templates and strategies to implement immediately. Many tools are available as free eResources from our website, www.routledge.com/ 9781138665293.

Coaching Conversations

Author : Linda M. Gross Cheliotes
ISBN : 9781452271491
Genre : Education
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An effective, inexpensive approach for facilitating transformation through the entire school community! Different from supervisory and mentoring conversations, coaching conversations shift responsibility for instructional improvement from the school leader to the entire school community. With these proven, practical coaching-conversation techniques, school leaders can engage their school communities to work collaboratively toward total transformation. This research-based handbook helps school leaders: Develop open, reflective conversations with staff members Motivate staff Adopt new habits for working with teachers, staff, and students Utilize the power of committed listening and non-judgmental feedback Create positive changes in how people think and interact

The Impact Cycle

Author : Jim Knight
ISBN : 9781544317809
Genre : Education
File Size : 47. 80 MB
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"Jim Knight is one of the wise men of coaching. His well is deep; he draws from it the best tools from practitioners, the wisdom of experience, and research-based insights. And he never loses sight of the bigger picture: the point of all this is to have more impact in this life we're lucky enough to live." —MICHAEL BUNGAY STANIER, Author of The Coaching Habit "Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention designed for human performance. Jim Knight’s work has helped me understand the details of how effective coaching can and should be done." —DR. ATUL GAWANDE, surgeon, public health researcher, and author of The Checklist Manifesto Identify . . . Learn . . . Improve When it comes to improving practice, few professional texts can rival the impact felt by Jim Knight’s Instructional Coaching. For hundreds of thousands of educators, Jim bridged the long-standing divide between staff room and classroom offering up a much a more collaborative, respectful, and efficient PD model for achieving instructional excellence. Now, one decade of research and hundreds of in-services later, Jim takes that work a significant step further with The Impact Cycle: an all-new instructional coaching cycle to help teachers and, in turn, their students improve in clear, measurable ways. Quintessential Jim, The Impact Cycle comes loaded with every possible tool to help you reach your coaching goals, starting with a comprehensive video program, robust checklists, and a model Instructional Playbook. Quickly, you’ll learn how to Interact and dialogue with teachers as partners Guide teachers to identify emotionally compelling, measurable, and student-focused goals Set coaching goals, plan strategies, and monitor progress for optimal impact Use documentary-style video and text-based case studies as models to promote maximum teacher clarity and proactive problem solving Streamline teacher enrollment, data collection, and deep listening Jim writes, “When we grow, improve, and learn, when we strive to become a better version of ourselves, we tap into something deep in ourselves that craves that kind of growth.” Read The Impact Cycle and soon you’ll discover how you can continually refine your practice to help teachers and students realize their fullest potential. View Jim Knight’s Impact Cycle video trailer:

The Art Of Coaching

Author : Jenny Bird
ISBN : 9781317486053
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 85. 56 MB
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The Art of Coaching is a book to shift thinking and open up new possibilities, to stimulate fresh insight, to adapt to your needs as a coach or manager and to use creatively in practice. Written by two experienced, highly qualified international coaches and supervisors, this creative book offers ideas to use across the range of coaching contexts including leadership, decision making, change and supervision. Combining brand-new, original diagrams with classic models from the learning development and management fields, Jenny Bird and Sarah Gornall have a created a valuable resource for quick reference, instant accessibility and fast learning, built on a strong theoretical base. Each model in the book is explained with a clear, accessible diagram and a simple guide to what it is, how it works and how to put it into action. The text is full of inspiration for applications of the ideas in scenarios based on real coaching practice. The Art of Coaching will be an invaluable companion for coaches looking for new ways of developing awareness with clients, coaching students and trainees, coach supervisors, learning and development professionals and those working in human resource departments.

The Cpd Co Ordinator S Toolkit

Author : Sue Kelly
ISBN : 9781847878878
Genre : Education
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A great practical guide for CPD leadership in schools! Includes CD-Rom! `This toolkit will be a boon to those starting out in the CPD role and offers useful resources to those more experienced practitioners looking for ideas' - Professional Development Today `'Sue Kelly rightly perceives that although theories of CPD are important, the co-ordinator's job is very much about practicalities. She succeeds very well in showing how it can be done - starting from self evaluation, moving into ways of presenting its importance and then on to ways of planning and organising staff development. Her chapter on evaluating the impact of CPD is particularly good' - Gerald Haigh, Times Educational Supplement Magazine `Sue Kelly writes from the perspective of an assistant headteacher with responsibility for CPD. You can be sure that this is a resource that has grown from experience, expertise and values that have been tested...Investing in Sue Kelly's book and the CD that accompanies it could turn out to have been a best buy'- CPD Update `Written in an engaging and user-friendly style, this is an invaluable guide for staff development coordinators, both novice and experienced, as they endeavour to lead and manage CPD. It is refreshing to read a school practitioner writing about her own school's practice with such commitment and passion' - Professor Peter Earley, London Centre for Leadership in Learning, Institute of Education, University of London This step-by-step guide is ideal for newly appointed CPD Co-ordinators, and is also a time-saving resource for anyone with responsibility for CPD. It clearly explains the requirements of the CPD Co-ordinator role and includes a CD-rom packed with useful resources to help implement effective practice, such as: - a self-evaluation tool, to identify areas needing action - a ready-made PowerPoint presentation to communicate your role & approaches - a staff development planner, to support a strategic approach to CPD planning It advises on how to assess your school's development needs, engage all staff, get middle leaders and the Senior Leadership Group on board and boost morale. There is clear guidance on how to observe colleagues for development, and how to conduct an exemplary NQT induction programme. Its highly practical approach makes this book a must-read for all CPD Co-ordinators in primary, secondary and special schools. It will also enhance approaches to CPD in colleges and other educational institutions, and provide food for thought for everyone charged with the responsibility of developing staff. Sue Kelly is Assistant Headteacher of Millais School in Horsham. See Sue talking about her work on the TDA website: TDA Website

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