Category Archives: Coaching students

CollectivEd: Networking and professional learning for coaches and mentors in education

I would recommend CollectivED to coaches and Advanced Practitioners in the FE sector as a really useful source of networking and professional development/learning opportunities. Information and related links below from their website. Joanne Miles About CollectivED CollectivED was established in … Continue reading

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Coaching for engagement and achievement by Jim Knight

https://learningforward.org/journal/coaching/students-on-the-margins/ An interesting article from Jim Knight on coaching for engagement and achievement – well worth a read for coaches, mentors, Advanced Practitioners and teachers.  

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Gibbs Reflective Cycle – Great Coaching Tool

http://staffrm.io/@astsupportaali/UTt9jigosL I often use Gibbs Reflective Cycle in coaching conversations about challenging experiences and today I found this blog post about using it for reflecting on an assignment writing task. It is a flexible tool with a useful series of stages and the … Continue reading

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Embedding Coaching: Training Event for Colleges and Schools

http://www.sectortraining.com/events/335 Hope to see you at this exciting training event on how to embed coaching in your school/college in a sustainable and effective way. It will include opportunities to hear from colleagues about how they have approached this and to … Continue reading

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Which skills do Student Progress Coaches and Learner Mentors need to help learners progress?

I have already written one blog about the role emerging in the FE sector, labelled Student Progress Coach or Learner Mentor. See link below: https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/learner-mentors-and-student-progress-coaches-welcome-to-the-fe-sector/ To me, this is a valuable role and could yield great benefits in supporting learners, … Continue reading

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