Become better equipped to communicate as a teacher, leader, or manager to help people reach their goals.
Coaching can strengthen your ability to support others to reach their goals
Coaching draws on positive psychology and, more recently, neuroscience to help people understand how to stay on track and reach their goals within an educational context.
On this course, you will be introduced to coaching as an approach to personal learning and how to be a trustful, motivating, and goal-oriented colleague.
In a society where new policy and technology, as well as pandemics and disasters, change the way education is organized and run, the ability to adapt to changing life-situations is a prerequisite for success.
What topics will you cover?
- Week 1: Introduction to listening skills
- Week 2: Awareness of core principles in coaching
- Week 3: Introduction to questioning skills
- Week 4: Using the GROW-model
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:
- Reflect on your own communication skills: listening, questioning and awareness.
- Explore how developing skills in communication can support you and others in achieving goals.
- Discuss how coaching can be implemented to foster change in Education and private lives.
- Describe issues that you have experienced in educational leadership, and that you would like to change.
- Apply the GROW-model in coaching to help people reach their goals.
Who is the course for?
This course is for people in management positions in education, including school leaders, headmasters and school owners.
Who will you learn with?
I am educated in the economy, banking and finance. I have been a professional coach for twenty-five years. My expertise is in the fields of sustainable organisational development and personal growth.
I am an experienced teacher, teacher trainer and researcher. My main research areas are within the fields of assessment, pedagogical uses of digital technologies and more recently, coaching.
Who developed the course?
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
NTNU is the largest of the eight universities in Norway, and, as its name suggests, has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology.
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