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Lesson observations – quality assurance or quality improvement?

http://blog.optimus-education.com/lesson-observations-quality-assurance-or-quality-improvement The blog on the link above includes some thoughts on the importance of gaining staff feedback on observation practices and seeing observation as a tool for professional learning and quality improvement as opposed to mere quality assurance. There is … Continue reading

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Most read blogs for coaches in 2016

Here are my most popular blog postings from 2016, related to coaching skills and models. Happy new year to you! https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/tips-for-coaches-and-advanced-practitioners-engaging-colleagues-with-development-work/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/coaching-models-for-teaching-and-learning-coaches-cigar-vista-and-score/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/03/06/video-clips-for-coaches-the-grow-model/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/the-language-of-professional-dialogue-in-ungraded-observations/

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Leverage observation and coaching approaches: Good read for observers and coaches in the FE sector

This is a really interesting blog with a series of additional posts at the bottom of the page. I think this approach could enhance some conversations with teachers after lesson observations in the FE sector. http://improvingteaching.co.uk/2014/12/14/archimedean-leadership-1-what-problems-could-leverage-observation-solve/

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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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More coaching models to explore: FUEL, OPERA, ACHIEVE and PESOS

http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/feature/coaching/coaching-models-explored-fuel/188365 http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/feature/coaching/coaching-models-explored-opera/188204 http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/feature/coaching/coaching-models-explored-achieve/188252 http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/feature/coaching/coaching-models-explored-pesos/188203

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Coaching Models for Teaching and Learning Coaches: CIGAR, VISTA and SCORE

Here are a few useful links for coaches and Advanced Practitioners in FE, to help develop a broad toolkit of coaching models to use in conversations with colleagues. Would be great to hear what you do with them and how … Continue reading

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Coaching the coach: exploring the OSKAR model

I am a coach and also a trainer and supervisor of coaches. Last week I was reminded once again of the extraordinary capacity of a coaching conversation to accelerate and deepen your thinking on a topic. I was encouraging a … Continue reading

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