This 20 week online programme supports participants to grow their own ability to mentor or coach others in their learning community through practical application of mentoring and coaching skills. It also explores how mentoring and coaching systems may be designed and implemented in your setting.
By the end of this online programme, you will be able to:
investigate mentoring/coaching as a way to support whole organisation change and transform practice
recognise the differences between mentoring and coaching roles
understand how the roles apply in different circumstances to affect change in both people and organisations
use a variety of practical strategies and approaches to build effective mentoring/coaching relationships
define roles and responsibilities of mentoring/coaching (including culturally responsive practice)
identify mentee/coachee strengths and needs (including observations) and give feedback
explore the practical applications of embedding mentoring/coaching systems and explore key tools to support practice within these systems
understand how adults learn effectively
design a programme most appropriate to your settings needs.
Who is this for?
This online programme is for any present or aspiring mentor teacher; middle/senior leader or principal in mentoring and/or coaching roles; those in Kāhui Ako mentoring roles who are interested in improving their own ability to mentor or coach others; as well as those wishing to implement mentoring and coaching systems in their setting.
Programme format, modules and webinars
This 20 week online programme is divided into four modules:
Laying the foundations
Designing a successful approach
Modules will be supported by six webinars held after school hours: