Full course description
Date and time
Day 1: Monday 2 August 2021, 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
Day 2: Thursday 26 August 2021, 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are required to engage in coachingl conversations in your school. You might be a new leader and/or keen to grow your capability in this area of practice.
Coaching conversations stimulate thinking, growth and change that lead to action. Mastering the essential skills of a coaching mindset contributes significantly to our effectiveness as colleagues and leaders. Learn about the essential skills for holding a coaching conversation. Discover the free resources available to you to support your work. Listen to the stories of others who have built expertise in this role. Leave with an action plan for your next steps.
‘Great coaches work with teachers to improve practice and enhance student outcomes. However, learning to coach is a skill of its own. By building your coaching skills, you’ll be able to provide valuable assistance to your colleagues, as well as reflect and improve on your own practice.’ AITSL
This learning event supports creating best practice toward the following VRQA standard(s):
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes.
- an understanding of the latest research on coaching conversations
- introduction to a range of free resources to support your work
- connection with others who have built expertise in this role
- planning tools to design your next steps.
Aine Maher is an Ambassador for Independent Schools Victoria. She designs and delivers customised professional learning programs in the areas of curriculum, teaching and learning and leadership development. Aine is an accomplished presenter, a skilled communicator and, with expertise and experience in independent schools over many years, highly knowledgeable in her field. A dynamic networker, Aine has participated in a broad range of state and national advisory and representative committees giving her access to contemporary thinking and practice in learning design, organisational culture and leadership.