The Leader's Guide to Coaching in Schools

The Leader's Guide to Coaching in Schools : Creating Conditions for Effective Learning

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Grow your leadership skills to bring out the best in your school!

Help your staff get "unstuck" no matter what challenges they are facing through solutions-focused coaching techniques that help them envision desired outcomes and the actions needed to achieve them. Through video examples and tools, this step-by-step guide shows you how to:

Introduce a coaching approach into a wide range of conversational contexts
Use the GROWTH coaching conversation framework to improve both staff and student success and well-being
Use coaching approaches in areas that school leaders typically find challenging: in formal performance reviews, when giving informal feedback, and when working with teams
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 177 x 254 x 10.16mm | 317.51g
  • Corwin Press Inc
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • 1506335837
  • 9781506335834
  • 77,118

Table of contents

Foreword by Jim Knight
About the Authors
Chapter 1. Coaching in Schools: An Introduction to the Global Framework for Coaching in Education
Chapter 2. What Is Leadership Coaching?
Chapter 3. The GROWTH Coaching System
Chapter 4. Applying the Eight-Step Coaching Framework
Chapter 5. Positive, Strength-Based Approaches Underpinning the GCI Coaching System
Chapter 6. Using a Coaching Approach to Enhance the Performance and Well-Being of Teachers
Chapter 7. Creating the Right Context for Feedback
Chapter 8. Using Coaching Approaches to Enhance the Performance and Well-Being of Teams
Chapter 9. Leading a Coaching Culture
Chapter 10. Conclusion
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Review quote

"The book is just what the doctor ordered for busy leaders-short and concise." -- B.R. Jones, PhD, Superintendent of Education "The GROWTH coaching model should be in every administrator's hand as their bible for school improvement. Having this guide will guarantee success and getting the best out of all stakeholders." -- Elizabeth Alvarez, Principal
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About John Campbell

John Campbell is Executive Director of Growth Coaching International Pty Ltd, an Australian based consulting organisation that provides coaching and coaching services to school leaders and teachers across Australia and in the UK, the Middle East and the Asia/Pacific region.

John has been a high school teacher, a curriculum consultant and over the last decade has led leadership and coaching skill development workshops for thousands of educators across Australia, and internationally.

In addition to his teaching degrees he holds a masters degrees in organisational communication (UTS) and in the psychology of coaching from the University of Sydney and is a Founding Fellow at the Institute of Coaching

Christian is a well-respected executive coach, internationally-recognised academic and sought-after consultant.

He is a Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer within the Coaching Psychology programmes at the University of East London, one of the world's leading centres for the postgraduate study of coaching. He lectures on a number of MSc programmes in the School of Psychology, undertakes ground-breaking research and international collaborations in coaching and supervises academic dissertations.

Seen as an international authority in the field of coaching, he has been invited to speak at conferences in the US, the UK, Europe, Australia and the Middle East. He regularly presents on the topics of coaching, motivation, mental toughness and leadership. Christian has written a number of peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters about coaching.

Christian is particularly passionate about the power of coaching in educational settings. He is the editor of Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents (2012), which is now one of the key textbooks in the field. Through his consultancy, the International Centre for Coaching in Education (ICCE), Christian delivers training, consultancy, coaching and professional development programmes to schools, colleges and universities in the UK and abroad. He is motivated by the idea of creating coaching cultures for learning which allow students to purposefully and confidently pursue their aspirations.

Christian defines himself as an engaged academic practitioner, committed to the useful interplay of theory, research and practice. Students, delegates, clients and peers describe him as an inspirational educator and empowering coach.

Twitter: @ChristianvN

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