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CollectivED webinar programme: Let’s Talk About…Better Professional Conversations

In lieu of our planned CollectivED / GCI conference in June (now rescheduled for November 9th) we are hosting a new webinar series drawing on the conference themes of Better professional conversations; enhancing education one discussion at a time. I … Continue reading

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Interesting Reads For Coaches/Mentors In Education: The Value Of Goal Setting And The Skills Of Listening And Questioning

A. Two blogs from Jim Knight on the value of goals and habits in our coaching work with teachers: https://www.instructionalcoaching.com/peers/ https://www.instructionalcoaching.com/should-we-forget-about-goals-and-just-focus-on-habits/   B. Khorshed Bhote on the use of questions within coaching conversations: https://khorshedb.wordpress.com/2019/04/24/coaching-conversation-questioning-skills/   C. A post from the … Continue reading

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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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Advanced Practitioner Toolkit: Resources for APs and TLA Coaches

1.Advanced Practitioner Toolkit: Professional Development Cards ┬áThe cards are practical tools aimed at supporting APs to drive quality improvements in teaching, learning and assessment across provision. They can be used when working one to one with collages as well as … Continue reading

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Webinar with Joanne Miles and Emily Barrell: Approaches for Tackling Mentoring Challenges

Mentors and coaches often encounter challenging conversations and have to decide on the best approach to take at that moment. In this webinar, Emily and I discuss a range of mentoring situations and reflect on some different responses to them. … 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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Making Supported Experiments happen: How can coaches and managers collaborate to develop and improve T&L?

Many schools and colleges use models such as Supported Experiments to encourage teachers to develop their practice and own their professional learning. I note that the institutions where these initiatives take hold and come to life often have a team … Continue reading

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The evolution of the teaching and learning coach: Becoming an internal consultant

As part of my training and consultancy work, I often support schools and colleges with setting up and developing coaching networks. In mature coaching networks, I am noticing an exciting evolution of their role from 1:1 coach to the broader … Continue reading

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Research ED FE and Vocational December 3rd 2016- Presentation on Making Supported Experiments Happen

http://www.researched.org.uk/event/researched-fe-vocational/ I am really pleased to be presenting on making Supported Experiments happen alongside Diana Tremayne from the FE sector. We will be sharing the challenges and approaches that help and discuss the role of project management and coaching in … Continue reading

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Discount Flyer for Reclaiming Lesson Observation edited by Dr Matt O’Leary

I am very pleased to have been a contributor to the new book on lesson observations edited by Dr Matt O’Leary and entitled Reclaiming Lesson Observation – Supporting excellence in teacher learning. https://www.routledge.com/Reclaiming-Lesson-Observation-Supporting-excellence-in-teacher-learning/OLeary/p/book/9781138656604 The book includes a range of perspectives … Continue reading

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