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Feb

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Bishop Henderson Primary School - Case Study

Bishop Henderson Primary School – Case Study

Coaching Case Study – Bishop Henderson Primary School Coaching in schools is not a new topic, but effective use of coaching within education is as current as any, particularly in a climate of managing continuous change. Headteacher Tonie Scott has been leading a project to use coaching as part of a development exercise to reinvigorate […]

16
Jan

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Goal setting and a duvet moment

Goal setting and a duvet moment

Overwhelmed by too many goals? Here is the solution – have a duvet moment! The irony of target setting and constant measurement in education is that a focus on ticking boxes means we actually get further away from achieving the outcomes and objectives that we set – developing and improving learning. Only a small percent […]

16
Dec

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Coaching to support Performance Management

Coaching to support Performance Management

How does your performance management contribute to the overall direction of the school? An apple is an apple, you could change the packaging around it, you could cut it up into 4 pieces, you could peel it, and you could cook it: fundamentally it would still be an apple. Simply changing the title of a […]

16
Nov

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Coaching for middle leaders in schools

Coaching for middle leaders in schools

Coaching for school middle leaders When does 1+1+1 = 5 The value of bench marking is that it puts the spot light on things that are going well, and enables a reflective view on whether or not the product or service in question has value, or could be applied in another – possibly – our […]

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Oct

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Planning coaching as part of whole school improvement

Planning coaching as part of whole school improvement

How to use coaching to underpin school improvement or Success measures when using coaching to support school improvement Stephen Covey is a bit like marmite; you either love him or hate him.  Either way, so much of his work is embedded in existing practice that it is virtually impossible to ignore.  His second habit, “Begin […]