Coaching and Learning in Schools: A Practical Guide
Publication Year: 2013
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 ...
- Front Matter
- Back Matter
- Subject Index
- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Chapter 2: Our Position
- Chapter 3: Definitions of Coaching and Learning
- Chapter 4: Impact of Coaching on Personal and Professional Development
- Chapter 5: The Process of Coaching: Being, Having and Doing
- Chapter 6: Impact of Coaching on Learning
- Chapter 7: Models and Types of Coaching
- Chapter 8: Coaching Tools and Activities
- Chapter 9: Making the Culture Change
- Chapter 10: Where Next?
Education at SAGE[Page ii]
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© Sarah Gornall and Mannie Burn, 2013
First published 2013
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In memory of Chris Lindup, a wise, inspiring and generous coach.[Page vi]
About the Authors
We would like to thank all our colleagues in education who have been willing to contribute their valuable experience, insight and reflection and so ensure that the book is rooted in the real world of schools and settings. In particular, the following people have helped to shape the story and without them the book would not have happened: Paul Allan, Denise Barrows, Nicola Berry, Debbie Bond, Libby Lee, Caitlin MacKenzie, Jacqui MacKenzie, Lesley MacKenzie, Janette Povey, Lucy Scott Ashe and Maisie.
We are also grateful to many others who have enriched the book by contributing quotes, helpful comments, information, permission: Ruth Barrington, Kevin Bawn, John Bishop, Lyssy Bolton, Tracey Boulton, Heather Churchill, Jill Collins, Kimberley Dolan, Sarah Hetenyi, Elaine Hewitt, Jenny Hole, Jackie Jackson, Helen Jury, Jane Katjavivi, Eileen Kingett, Stuart Ludford, Hannah Maggs, Jo Marsh, Dianne Nicholson, Sue Paulley, Tom Robson, Steve Rose, Richard Sale, Debbie Seabrook, Tim Small, Carolyn Spencer, Isobel Stephens, Catherine Walker and all the headteachers in the Bristol Education Action Zone from 2000 to 2005. Special thanks to Martin Gornall for the graphics.
We have appreciated learning from the wonderful staff at Ralph Allen School, Bath; St John's Mead CE VC Primary School, Chipping Sodbury; St Mary's RC Primary School, Richmond; The Mead Community School, Trowbridge and Westfield Primary School, Radstock.
We are also very grateful for the huge support and encouragement of our partners Dennis Gornall and Richard Sale and our children Rachel, Martin, Alison, James, Rachel, Patrick and Joseph.[Page x]
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