Tag: Schools

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Teaching?

  All organisations, in almost every sector, are trying to get the best out of their people. Managers and senior leaders are responsible for ensuring teams are performing at their best in order to achieve optimal performance both for themselves and their organisation.    Two ways of achieving improved performance are through coaching and teaching.

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

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