Coaching and mentoring can provide an effective way to manage and develop all members of staff within any organisation. It can be particularly effective for professional development, working with early career teachers, supporting colleagues who require improvement in practise, those with personal difficulties, and it can also provide a way to empower those who are conducting the coaching and mentoring. In this course we will look at:
Please note but the focus of this course is the coaching and mentoring of adults rather than of students.
Mark Whalley has spent his career in education and has experience at every level from early years through to postgraduate teaching. During the last 25 years or so Mark has held just about every role in school and has been the Headteacher of several schools. He has also worked as a senior manager in a third-sector organisation. During this time he has developed countless teachers and school leaders and has devised his own methods for doing so. His interests are wide ranging, from physics education through to school leadership and mental health. Mark is a Fellow of The Institute of Leadership and Management, The Institute of Physics, and The Royal Astronomical Society.