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Coaching for teaching and learning: a practical guide for schools

A guide for schools planning to develop coaching practice to improve teaching and learning.


Coaching for teaching and learning: a practical guide for schools

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Raise standards of teaching by harnessing your staff’s own potential, and help your teachers to successfully coach each other.

Whether your school already uses this collaborative method as part of continuing professional development, or if it’s new to you, this guide offers straightforward, accessible ways to develop coaching at your school.

You can use it:

  • to develop a step-by-step approach
  • with a sequence of activities to support coaching development
  • to implement specific changes in practice

It will help you establish coaching which is focused on improving teaching and learning, beneficial to all coaching participants and sustainable over the long term.