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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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The Importance of Rapport in Coaching

http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/feature/coaching/importance-building-rapport-coaching-programmes/188999 Interesting read for managers who coach others but also for Teaching and Learning Coaches who are supporting colleagues.

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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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What is a conference for? Optimus Education Conference, November 27th 2014, Birmingham “Meeting New Standards in Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the FE and Skills Sector”

In these days of tight budgets in the FE sector, attending an external conference can be seen as a luxury; nice to have but not essential. So, what is a conference for and what makes it worth attending? I have … Continue reading

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Want to develop your coaching skills?

I have pulled together a series of blogs to support people who are starting to develop their coaching skills or who are interested in developing coaching capacity in their workplace. Developing your coaching skills https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/05/27/tips-for-beginner-coaches/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/tips/structuring-a-short-coaching-conversation/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/preparing-for-a-coaching-conversation-hints-and-tips/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/03/06/video-clips-for-coaches-the-grow-model/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/06/23/coaching-the-coach-exploring-the-oskar-model/ Developing … Continue reading

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Positive Performance Management – a Toolkit of Approaches and Strategies for Managers and Coaches

Achieving Outstanding Through Positive Performance Management – a Toolkit of Approaches and Strategies for Managers & Coaches: May 13th 2014, London http://www.sectortraining.com/events/287

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Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the FE and Skills Sector

Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the FE & Skills Sector, Optimus Education Conference on November 28th 2013, London http://www.optimus-education.com/conferences/conference/FE/main I’ll be presenting two workshops at this conference, one on formative assessment strategies for the classroom and one on performance … Continue reading

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