Instructional Coaching to Improve Teaching & Learning

Laura Saunders

 8:30 – 10:00 am (GMT) Or 1:30 – 3:00 pm (GMT)  Online    £245.00 - £425.00

Course Outline

'Moving from feedback to feed forward’ (Cult of Pedagogy, accessed 2019).
Whether your school’s approach to improving teaching and learning seems to be working well, or team members are progressing inconsistently as a result of a teacher development process or programme not yet fit for purpose, using instructional coaching can support your whole team to develop a high quality, embedded approach to developing the quality of teaching and learning across your school using some simple techniques. Open questioning, active listening, careful observation skills, and a culture of professional discussion for improved performance all equate to a developed team, developed capacity and developed teaching and learning for your students. This course will support you in implementing and embedding an instructional coaching approach in your school and will provide you with valuable resources do to this effectively. This course is part of our ‘Leading Teaching and Professional Development– Establishing an Effective cohort of Lead Practitioners’.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the value of an instructional coaching approach to teacher development in schools
  • To know what an instructional coaching approach looks and sounds like in schools
  • To learn about some tools to implement instructional coaching to teacher development
  • To explore the key foundations of instructional coaching which will help you support colleagues in your school to become better practitioners and improve pupil outcomes

Delegates receive:

  • Completion Certificate
  • Take-away Resources
  • Essential Reading List
  • Optional Post Online Support

About Laura Saunders

Leadership & Creativity Consultant, Coach and Facilitator

With significant experience and expertise in leadership and education, Laura offers high-level skills in consultancy, facilitation and coaching to empower the educators and leaders she works with. Her detailed and insightful understanding of the education and arts and culture sectors mean she offers creative, energetic and impassioned knowledge to support educators in navigating through and leading our changing climate. Laura is an experienced senior leader in schools, Local Authority, regional and national strategic education partnerships, school governing bodies, educational research, apprenticeships and commercial learning and development. She utilises her knowledge and experience in change leadership, creativity, people leadership, emotional intelligence and evidence-based teaching and learning to empower individuals and organisations. With an MA in Leading Innovation and Change in education, Senior Coaching Practitioner accreditation (EMCC), and accreditation in delivering the National Professional Qualifications for Leadership in the UK, she is also an international trainer working with the education, healthcare and commercial sectors globally.

Part 1:
Thurs, 10 Feb 2022

Part 2:
Thurs, 17 Feb 2022

8:30 – 10:00 am (GMT) Or 1:30 – 3:00 pm (GMT)

Standard (up to 5 participants) – £245.00
Premium (up to 10 participants) – £425.00

Middle and Senior Leaders, CPD & Teaching and Learning Leads


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