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Code: NS/20/4 ILM Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring Cohort 1

The Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring is an ideal qualification for head teachers, and senior leaders. This programme is designed to equip you with not only the knowledge and skills to coach successfully but also enables you to lead and coach with confidence.

On completion of the course you will be able to:

Assess your own skills, behaviours and knowledge as a coach
Know how to create a coaching and mentoring culture within your organisation that supports well
being for all
Plan, deliver and review coaching or mentoring
Plan your development in coaching or mentoring

Programme Structure

This certification runs as an 8 day programme and equips learners with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as a workplace coach. It is split into 11 sessions with sufficient time between modules to allow participants to apply their learning in the workplace.

Participants will plan, organise and conduct at least 18 hours of coaching and submit 3 written assignments. The first being a theoretical assignment based on the theories and concepts you have explored in the modules. The second assignment is a reflective diary based on your 18 hours of coaching, including a 1 hour recorded coaching session. The final assignment is a reflection based on the challenges and insights you have gained through completing the 18 hours of coaching.

All participants will be supported to achieve the completion of the assignments through tutorials and coaching supervision. These additional mechanisms are there to support portfolio development and offer feedback to individuals on their coaching practice.

After the taught days further support is offered via telephone/zoom to support completion of the programme.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 September 2020 09:00 - 12:30 TBC Map
2 30 September 2020 13:00 - 16:00 TBC Map
3 21 October 2020 09:00 - 12:30 TBC Map
4 22 October 2020 13:00 - 16:00 TBC Map
5 30 November 2020 09:00 - 12:30 TBC Map
6 01 December 2020 13:00 - 16:00 TBC Map
7 03 February 2021 09:00 - 16:00 TBC Map
8 03 March 2021 09:00 - 16:00 TBC Map
9 22 April 2021 09:00 - 16:00 TBC Map
10 09 June 2021 09:00 - 16:00 TBC Map
11 22 September 2021 09:00 - 16:00 TBC Map

Code: NS/20/11 Pedagogical Approaches – Twilights

Aimed at KS2 teachers and curriculum leads Inspire to Write is a writing development programme that explores how to enhance conditions for learning, inspiring opportunities to write across the curriculum and guiding writers towards greater independence. The Inspire to Write programme explores the ‘why’ and the ‘what’ of the national curriculum and also helps teachers to consider their own expectations of pupils’ writing, both within English lessons and in cross-curricular contexts. Approaches to ensure that writers carefully consider form, audience, purpose and style as part of the writing process are also explored, alongside text-centred approaches to teaching writing with reading at the heart of the curriculum.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 October 2020 15:00 - 17:00 Online Platform Map
2 24 November 2020 15:00 - 17:00 TBC Map

Code: NS/20/10 Inspire to Write with Kelly Ashley

Aimed at KS2 teachers and curriculum leads Inspire to Write is a writing development programme that explores how to enhance conditions for learning, inspiring opportunities to write across the curriculum and guiding writers towards greater independence. The Inspire to Write programme explores the ‘why’ and the ‘what’ of the national curriculum and also helps teachers to consider their own expectations of pupils’ writing, both within English lessons and in cross-curricular contexts. Approaches to ensure that writers carefully consider form, audience, purpose and style as part of the writing process are also explored, alongside text-centred approaches to teaching writing with reading at the heart of the curriculum.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 December 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Online Platform Map
2 15 December 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Online Platform Map

Code: NS/20/9 Word Power with Kelly Ashley

Aimed at KS2 teachers and curriculum lead Word Power is a professional development programme linked to core principles outlined in Word Power: Amplifying vocabulary instruction (Ashley, 2019). The Word Power programme has been designed to boost vocabulary instruction by developing an awareness of the power of words and providing practical, evidence-informed strategies to amplify word learning approaches in FS, KS1 and KS2.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 December 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Online Platform Map
2 16 December 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Online Platform Map

Code: NS/20/6 ILM Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring Cohort 2

The Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring is an ideal qualification for head teachers, and senior leaders. This programme is designed to equip you with not only the knowledge and skills to coach successfully but also enables you to lead and coach with confidence.

On completion of the course you will be able to:

Assess your own skills, behaviours and knowledge as a coach
Know how to create a coaching and mentoring culture within your organisation that supports well
being for all
Plan, deliver and review coaching or mentoring
Plan your development in coaching or mentoring

Programme Structure

This certification runs as an 8 day programme and equips learners with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as a workplace coach. It is split into 11 sessions with sufficient time between modules to allow participants to apply their learning in the workplace.

Participants will plan, organise and conduct at least 18 hours of coaching and submit 3 written assignments. The first being a theoretical assignment based on the theories and concepts you have explored in the modules. The second assignment is a reflective diary based on your 18 hours of coaching, including a 1 hour recorded coaching session. The final assignment is a reflection based on the challenges and insights you have gained through completing the 18 hours of coaching.

All participants will be supported to achieve the completion of the assignments through tutorials and coaching supervision. These additional mechanisms are there to support portfolio development and offer feedback to individuals on their coaching practice.

After the taught days further support is offered via telephone/zoom to support completion of the programme.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 January 2021 09:30 - 04:00 Online Platform Map
2 10 February 2021 09:30 - 04:00 TBC Map
3 04 March 2021 09:30 - 04:00 TBC Map
4 23 April 2021 09:30 - 04:00 TBC Map
5 10 June 2021 09:30 - 04:00 TBC Map
6 23 September 2021 09:30 - 04:00 TBC Map
7 07 October 2021 09:30 - 04:00 TBC Map
8 10 November 2021 09:30 - 04:00 TBC Map