The Importance of Coaching For 21st Century Teachers

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Course description

Being a teacher includes also the role of being a coach, mentor to their students, and teachers have to invest in improving their teaching and coaching skills. What is coaching? What does it mean to be a coach? All those questions are crucial for every teacher. This course will provide a theoretical and practical answer to this complex and important subject. It is of utmost importance for teachers to develop coaching qualities, and in that way improve themselves as teachers. This course will help you to be a more creative and innovative teacher because this profession involves the role of coaching as well. Coaching is about the relationship between coacher and coachee; it can be successful only if coachees are able to discuss every aspect of an issue or challenge their coach. The coach may need to listen to personal problems or private information that must be kept confidential.


The methodological approach implicates:

Ice – Breaking Sessions;
Warm-up activities;
Team – Building Sessions;
Group Discussions;
Problem – Solving Activities;
Project – Solving Activities
Goal – Setting sessions;
Decision – Making Sessions;
Action-Based Strategies;
Planning and Structuring;
Negotiation and Persuasion;
Self – Motivation Sessions;

Learning about the methods of coaching
Becoming aware of the skills of an effective coach
Learning about the approaches you can use to be a successful coach
Developing students' skills and abilities through successful coaching
Improving communication skills
Learning the difference between coaching and mentoring
Enhancing students' motivation through various creative activities

Learning Outcomes:
Introducing the basic terminology about the coaching
Familiarizing with the roles of teachers – coaches
Raising awareness of the need for coaches today
Becoming familiar with tools and techniques for innovative problem-solving.
Improvement of language and communication skills
Identifying the causes leading to early school leaving
Practising activities aimed at boosting the students’ motivation
Increased capacity to cooperate on an international level
Enhancing intercultural awareness
A broader understanding of practices, policies and systems in other educational systems
Becoming familiarized with best practices and the latest research in children’s mental health issues and related fields
Early identification of risk factors and different types of barriers, improve primary, selective and indicated prevention

Trainees will be given soft and hard copies of all lesson materials, which they can present to their colleagues at their own organizations to generate interest in the strategies learnt during the training course. In addition, a mailing list of participants will be created in order to exchange ideas/experiences. Self-evaluation materials will be provided. At the end of the course, the participants will fill in a questionnaire in order to get detailed feedback on the effectiveness of the training event.

Course organiser
ROME, Italy

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14.06.2021 > 23.06.2021 (ID: 119521, Confirmed))
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