Author: cskills

Why should teachers do a coaching apprenticeship?

Coaching as an approach to support professional and personal development towards achieving set goals, is a well-established practice in the fields of sports training and organisational management and is now one of the fastest-growing professional development methods in the education field.  A coaching relationship fosters leadership and improves dialogue in a way that has a

Coaching Helps Teachers to GROW

Made famous by Sir John Whitmore, a famous sports coach turned business coach in the 1980s, the GROW model is a very practical coaching model driven by a powerful coaching philosophy.  The GROW Model is a coaching framework used in conversations, meetings and everyday leadership to unlock potential and possibilities. Since the 1980’s it has

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

With a staff body of around 120, Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, part of the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust, has used coaching apprenticeships to help staff develop new skills and improve the standard of teaching and learning across its member schools.  The Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust is made up of seven schools comprising four secondary and three

Benefits/Impact of Coaching in Schools

Coaching Professional in Education Apprenticeship Level 5 apprenticeship has been designed to equip senior teachers and middle managers with the tools and techniques to improve performance and facilitate growth through individual, team and leadership coaching. It will also help to embed a coaching culture within a school’s wider practice and approach. By the end of their

Why aren’t more schools using coaching in staffrooms?

Professional Coaching is a fantastic opportunity for experienced teachers to develop themselves further and for new teachers to gain the confidence, skills and self-awareness needed for a long and successful teaching career.   The Coaching Professional apprenticeship not only provides teachers with the latest theory and access to a variety of coaching models to underpin the

Apprenticeships: Coaching Skills for Senior School Leaders

Every school needs a strong, highly skilled team of senior leaders supporting the head teacher to inspire, lead and sustain improvement across the school. But, every senior leader working in the current educational landscape is subject to considerable scrutiny and pressure to raise standards and ensure a quality learning experience for all students. For those

Why HR Apprenticeships are key to business recovery 

As the UK economy emerges from the Covid pandemic, many employers will be turning their attention to formalising work patterns for the new ‘normal’. Whether this is a remote, office-based or hybrid model, it will largely involve communicating with staff to set out new working practices and redesigning workspaces to adhere to health and safety