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Coaching and Learning in Schools: A Practical Guide


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Coaching and Learning in Schools: A Practical Guide

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 and learning are inextricably connected. Clear explanations of coaching models and tools enable readers to expand their own range as coaches.

Sarah Gornall is a Leadership Coach and the Director of Coaching Climate. Mannie Burn works with Best Practice Network and as an independent coach in schools.



1.      Introduction

2.      Our Position

3.      Definitions of Coaching and Learning

4.      Impact on Coaching on Personal and Professional Development

5.      The Process of Coaching: Being, Having and Doing

6.      Impact of Coaching on Learning

7.      Models and Types of Coaching

8.      Coaching Tools and Activities

9.      Making the Culture Change

10.  Where Next?



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