Course Outline

A theoretical and practical exploration of leadership coaching. Participants will work through online training activities, practical activities and written reflections to develop their understanding of coaching leaders. We will work to develop and practice those skills that are essential for coaches. The course will also provide additional models that coaches may use to enhance their client’s development and performance. Participants will also understand and be able to apply the important principles around contracting, ethics and supervision as they seek to embed coaching in their own setting. The course is designed to improve leadership at all levels but can be scoped to include coaching at all levels, including the coaching of teachers and support staff.

Course Objectives

  • Understand and apply the knowledge and skills needed to coach successfully;
  • Feel confident with the T-GROW coaching model so that you can begin to coach others
  • Consider how coaching can be successfully implemented and embedded in your own setting;
  • Understand and be able to apply the principles around contracting, ethics and supervision.

Delegates receive:

  • Completion Certificate
  • Take-away Resources
  • Essential Reading List
  • Optional Post Online Support

About John Kane

Leadership & School Improvement Consultant

John Kane

John is a specialist in developing leadership cultures through values-driven change and improvement. During 30 years’ as a teacher, he’s led schools at all levels through his headship and as the director of a multi-academy trust. John believes teachers are the most important professionals in any school, which requires us to invest in their development through high-quality learning. As a qualified coach himself, John uses coaching to achieve sustainable improvement and collaborative learning. He has created and presented many professional development courses for teachers and leaders – his online course on raising expectations and challenge in the classroom is a must for many UK teachers. Committed to driving global best.