The Coaching in Education Programme
Accelerator Weekends

Two Weekends - 30th October to 1st of November, plus the 7th and 8th of November - 5 Live Online Training Days to Accelerate Your Success

There are a wealth of opportunities for using coaching skills within Education, whether you are looking to coach young people, teachers, parents or school leaders. This programme will give you all of the tools, techniques and models you need to become an A* coach within this booming sector.

This Programme has been developed and designed following detailed research within the field. You can rest assured it is full of quality content delivered by four of The Coaching Academy's top trainers, all leading lights within their chosen area.

Will the Coaching within Education Programme suit you?

The Coaching within Education Programme has been designed to arm coaches with a vast toolkit of techniques that will enable effective coaching for young people, parents, teachers, and head teachers - essentially anyone in education and the parenting of children - the aim being to positively impact on the lives of young people in addition to schools, colleges, teachers and parents. You will have access to the powerful tools and coaching techniques within this programme to really make a difference.

If you are passionate about making this difference, then this is the programme for you.

Next Steps

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete the expression of interest form on the Next Step tab tab above and we will call you to answer any questions you may have in order to progress your application or alternatively call us to speak to an advisor on 0208 996 5057.

Meet the Team

Join us for two weekends - 30th October to 1st of November, plus the 7th and 8th of November for our Coaching within Education Accelerator.

A jam-packed, fun-filled, training extravaganza, giving you all of the key information you need to make the biggest impact you can within the Education sector.

Matthew Barnes-Smith

Matthew is a fully qualified Personal Performance Life Coach and NLP Practitioner. As a Youth Worker, running youth clubs and workshops for young people and parents, he specialises in coaching and mentoring young people in their teenage years and early 20s.

Matthew is passionate about developing confidence in young people and empowering them to take control of their life and choices and to be the person they truly wish to be.


Merete Langler

Merete is a fully qualified Master Coach and NLP Practitioner with her own business. A former Deputy Head Teacher, Merete uses her coaching skills with a range of young people in transition. She also combines this with her passion for Small Business Coaching, working with the Apprenticeship scheme.

In both strands she finds that the challenges are similar- they just have different labels. Her work extends to coaching around public speaking and interview techniques; taking time out to make clear, informed decisions at key crossroads in life; making the most of networking opportunities and improving areas that cause dissatisfaction to the client. Clients have said they enjoy the way she challenges and moves them forward using a calm, gentle manner and sharing her sense of fun. In each case they have moved forward with clear focus and positive results.

Sharon Lawton

Sharon Lawton is a parent and family lifestyle coach, NLP Practitioner and DISC trainer. She has her own very successful coaching practice specialising in self-esteem, parenting skills, anger/conflict management, relationships skills, emotional wellbeing and managing stress both in the family and in the workplace. She coaches and supports parents, young people and staff working in the education sector.

In 2015 she won International Parent Coach of The Year in the Coaching Academy International Coaching Awards. An award she is extremely proud of.

Sharon has coached both in the private and public sector, with clients that include Shell UK, Aviva Insurance, Hertfordshire County Council and The Herfordshire Family Centre Service. She is also the resident family coach for The Chrissy B Show on Sky Channel 191.

Timetable

Join us for two weekends - 30th October to 1st of November, plus the 7th and 8th of November for our Coaching within Education Accelerator.

A jam-packed, fun-filled, training extravaganza, giving you all of the key information you need to make the biggest impact you can within the Education sector.

Friday - Coaching Fundamentals - with Sharon Lawton

Day one of this training will focus on the foundation stones of being a successful coach within the Education sector and start you on your journey to create the beginnings of your coaching with education toolbox.

This module will cover what coaching within education looks like and the benefits and outcomes for your future clients.

You will leave with tips and tools focusing you on the HOW TO coach within Education and make a difference in this exciting sector.

Areas covered include:

  • Understanding the changing structure of schools
  • Getting your foot in the door
  • Starting to create what you can offer and discovering what schools need
  • Coaching headteachers and other school/education leaders
  • Possibilities for Inset days, training workshops and group coaching opportunities
  • A wealth of tips, tools, and techniques for coaching in education settings

Learn from one of the leading Coaching lights within education, who has been there, done that and got the Coaching Within Education t-shirt! This module will leave you feeling positive and energised with some easy practical tools to keep you motivated long after the session has been completed.

Webinar Timings

0900 - 1100 - 2hrs

1130 - 1300 - 1.30hrs

1400 - 1530 - 1.30hrs

Saturday - Coaching Young People with Matthew Barnes-Smith

This module focuses on promoting young people's proactive mental, emotional wellbeing and physical health by helping them to break down barriers that prevent them from being able to be the person they truly wish to be.

The workshop presents a candid view of the actual practice of working with young people balanced with the pure form and theory of coaching. This follows a three-step process blended with dynamic and interactive group exercise and game activities to consolidate your learning:

1. Getting to know the young person by understanding their story, world, reality, needs and wants

2. Building trust with the young person through listening, sharing experience, giving them advice, safe guarding, protection and support

3. Essential tools and guidance for managing the young person's fears and stress.

You will leave the workshop confident of your ability to coach young people and will be equipped with a new set of tools and guidance techniques to add to your current coaching skills and knowledge that can make a difference to the lives of young people.

Webinar Timings

0900 - 1100 - 2hrs

1130 - 1300 - 1.30hrs

1400 - 1530 - 1.30hrs

Sunday - Youth in Transition - with Merete Langler

This module will help you to enable young people to discover skills and techniques they need when they are in times of transition and faced with making sometimes difficult but important decisions. Young people face many such times of change and often feel ill-equipped to deal with them. What questions should I be asking myself? How will I know if I've made the right decision? Completing this day will furnish you with the skills to help young people at times when they need it most.

This will provide you with the techniques and skills you need to coach young people through the transition they face and to be able to make great decisions with confidence such as:

  • What subjects should I choose for GCSEs, A levels or university?
  • Do I leave school or stay on?
  • Do I go to university or college?
  • What shall I do when I get there?
  • How will I cope living away from home?
  • Should I take a Gap Year?
  • What job shall I look for?
  • What do I want in my relationships?

This module focuses on core issues such as identifying strengths and values, overcoming obstacles, decision-making, setting realistic goals, and boosting confidence.

When young people discover what they want in life and are able to set realistic and achievable goals, they will be more determined and focused, and take personal responsibility for themselves and their actions. Their motivation and confidence will soar. This not only applies when interacting with their peers but also when thinking about their education, relationships and planning their future career.

When you have completed this module, you will have the understanding and ability to coach young people through some of their greatest challenges and to be able to provide them with the life-long skills and techniques that they can use to identify, face and overcome any obstacles and to reach any realistic goal they set.

Imagine the difference it would make to young people if they looked forward to the decisions they have to make because they are confident that they have the strategies and skills they need.

Webinar Timings

0900 - 1100 - 2hrs

1130 - 1300 - 1.30hrs

1400 - 1530 - 1.30hrs

Saturday - Parent Coaching

Parenting can be tough, even on good days, but it's arguably the most important role you will ever have. This truly worthwhile Accelerator Day will benefit you on two levels - helping you to improve your parenting skills and enabling you to help your clients to improve theirs. You'll learn practical tools to use when coaching children as well as ways to improve relationships between the parent and child.

  • Be passionate about parent coaching
    You'll see what rewarding outcomes can be achieved when working with parents and the results that you can achieve by using effective coaching methods. If parent coaching is something you're already interested in, then this Accelerator Day will give you the drive to turn your interest into your passion!
  • Know that confident parents create children who 'can'
    You will be given the practical tools to boost confidence in children so they are ready for the challenges that lie ahead, taking you towards a full understanding of the positive impact coaching can have on children and parents, individuals and families- and that being a parent really is the most rewarding and challenging job we will ever do in our lives.
  • Parent coaching markets
    This module will cover the key reasons why people use a Parent Coach - both with private and corporate clients. You'll have an awareness of the differences in parent coaching and the potentially diverse markets you can reach in your work.
  • Parent coaching workshops
    You will finish this module with a bag full of creative ideas and exercises to use at your own Parent Coaching Workshops. You will also have great ideas on how to market those workshops to generate well-paid business in the area you love.

Not only will you be passionate about coaching parents, you'll also have a clearer picture how to generate great business from this - and if you're a parent already, earning a living from something you already have experience of.

Webinar Timings

0900 - 1100 - 2hrs

1130 - 1300 - 1.30hrs

1400 - 1530 - 1.30hrs

Sunday - Coaching Within Education - with Sharon Lawton

In this module, Sharon will focus you on the practicalities of creating and developing a successful coaching business within the Education sector. She will focus you on pulling together everything you have learnt over the past 4 days to create your Coaching Within Education toolkit. You will leave with a comprehensive understanding of how this all works in practice - in the real world.

  • Know your audience
  • Using your story to realise your USP
  • What makes a successful business and marketing plan
  • Nailing your niche and thinking about your brand
  • Pricing
  • Delivery and monitoring
  • What about social media!
  • How you fit in to the Education system

This module really gives you the nuts and bolts of what it's like to coach within the Education sector. Fast-track your progress by learning the do's and don'ts, the top tips and tried n' tested success strategies as well as the mistakes to make and the ones to avoid.

After all - there's little value in becoming a fantastic coach with all of the tools and skills required but with no understanding of how to use the skills or market yourself as a professional coach within the Education sector.

This module shows you how.

Webinar Timings

0900 - 1100 - 2hrs

1130 - 1300 - 1.30hrs

1400 - 1530 - 1.30hrs

Webinar Module - Safeguarding and Legislation

This essential module will provide you with the full practical and legal knowledge you need to be an effective and ethical coach in a fun, realistic and memorable way. You will explore all the issues you need to take into account when forming coaching relationships with children, young people and their parents.

This module brings the legislation and policy guidelines to life. You will learn about the rights and needs of young people, as well as the relevant Government legislation and The Coaching Academy ethics and standards that every Coach working with young people must adhere to.

Specifically, you will learn:

  • Confidentiality: how to communicate what it is, the legalities of what you can offer and what you can not - and why
  • How to gain consent for coaching and assess for 'competency to consent to coaching'
  • What needs to be recorded and why
  • Understanding Safeguarding/Child Protection and what to do in any situation, including dealing with disclosure
  • The importance of supervision
  • The importance of Criminal Records Checks and your professional duties
  • What needs to be covered in the initial session and must be in place before coaching commences
  • Ethical boundaries and how to ensure these are respected by both parties?

This crucial module is compulsory for anyone wishing to graduate. You will leave confident that you know the context for coaching young people and can operate at the highest standards. You will be able to create a safe and secure environment and have a full understanding of the issues involved in this vital area of coaching.

Fees & Funding

The Coaching within Education Programme has been designed to arm coaches with a vast toolkit of techniques that will enable effective coaching for young people, parents, teachers, and head teachers - essentially anyone in education - the aim being to positively impact on the lives of young people in addition to schools, colleges, teachers and parents. You will have access to the powerful tools and coaching techniques within this programme to really make a difference.

If you are passionate about making this difference, then this is the programme for you.

Which option is right for you?

If you are self funding you will be eligible for our Bursary Funding option - please note this funding is limited.

The Coaching Academy will contribute £600 for Option 1 and £1,100 for Option 2.

Bursary Option 1

Training Only

Access all of the live training as part of your continual professional development (CPD) without the requirement to complete the assessed elements of the Programme.

Normal Enrolment Fee £1,897 + VAT

Our Funding contribution £600 + VAT

Your Contribution

£1297 + VAT

Bursary Option 2

The Programme Option

Access and complete all of the live training and assessed elements of the programme - Coaching within Education.

Normal Enrolment Fee £3,997 + VAT

Our Funding contribution £1,100 + VAT

Your Contribution

£2897 + VAT


Next Steps

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete the expression of interest form on the Next Step tab above and we will call you to answer any questions you may have in order to progress your application or alternatively call us to speak to an advisor on 0208 996 5057.

Expression of Interest

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete the expression of interest form and we will call you to answer any questions you may hav. Alternatively call us and speak to an advisor on 0208 996 5057.

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