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Reference Number : SI-2013-087-003
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TITLE OF THE TRAINING ACTIVITY
IN THE LANGUAGE OF TUITION
Coaching Skills for Professional Development:
acquire coaching skills to
help individuals (your co-workers, your team, your students etc.) and (your educational) organisation to develop (professionally) more rapidly and to produce more satisfying results
TRAINING AIMED AT PARTICIPANTS RECEIVING :
A GRUNDTVIG GRANT (ADULT EDUCATION)

TYPE AND ORIGIN OF THE TRAINING:
COURSE
(training not resulting from an llp or previous socrates project)
GENERAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING
Career guidance and counselling
Combating failure in education
Education management/project management
Fight against school failure & link school and work
Inclusive approaches
Pedagogy and didactics
School improvement & quality evaluation
Specific target groups: Roma, travellers, occupational travellers & migrants
MAIN LANGUAGE: English
LANGUAGE VERSION(S) IN WHICH MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED:
English
ADULT EDUCATION
Adult education provider
Second chance or remedial education
Adult education for disabled persons
Higher education institution offering outreach courses for adults
Organisations working with migrant groups/ethnic minorities
Centres for guidance, councelling or accreditation
Other sectors of adult education
Teachers (Pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs)
Teacher trainers
Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors
Inspectors
Headteachers/principals/managers of schools/organisations offering adult education
Other (Paid or voluntary) management staff in the institution/organisation
Non-teaching administrative staff
Members of students/teachers councils in adult education
INSTITUTION ORGANISING THE TRAINING
GLOTTA NOVA d.o.o.
Poljanska 95
1000 -
Ljubljana
Slovenia
www.glottanova.si
 
Ms Bernarda Potočnik
+386 1 5200 673
+386 1 5200 676
bernarda.p@glottanova.si
Tomaž Petkovski
+386 1 5200 670
+386 1 5200 676
tomaz@glottanova.si
FULL DESCRIPTION OF TRAINING CONTENTS
IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE TRAINING: (EN)
A questionnaire is sent to all the participants prior to the training by the organiser in order to collect their needs, expectations, background etc.
Coaching is a special type of professional individual (or team) counselling and support to individuals (team) to achieve complex goals and to identify and overcome the obstacles. In the process of coaching coach - manager encourages the development of individual’s (or team’s) potential. The aim of coaching is to identify and strengthen the abilities of the individual (team) and motivate him (them) to focus on action that will bring the desired results.

The main objectives of the programme are:

Participants will:
• get to know the basic model of coaching
• learn to think more systemically and develop the important skills they will need as a coach - manager to their colleagues
• learn how to use coaching in the workplace
• recognise/ identify their skills for personal and business development of their colleagues
• learn how to use different tools of coaching
• be able to integrate individual's (their co-workers') goals with organizational goals.

Through theoretical knowledge and practical exercises participants will:
• acquire coaching skills
• develop new skills
• recognize opportunities when and where they can use coaching
• and learn how coaching can increase their effectiveness and efficiency of employees.

At the end of the training participants are able to:
• ask good coaching questions
• understand why is listening more important than talking
• use communication skills for effective coaching
• to see, hear, and feel better (sensory acuity)
• positively motivate
• create a team spirit by using simple techniques
• communicate effectively
• look to the future, not to the past
• to allow a colleague (co-worker or team) to come to the results by him/her/them-self
• manage personal relationship with a colleague (co-worker or team) and give him/her/them full autonomy and responsibility
• lead individual coaching process
Intensive experiential face-to-face training, providing plenty of opportunities for the trainees to incorporate the theoretical and scientific knowledge and practical skills.

The training is designed as a workshop using methods that enables interactivity among participants and experience learning: presentations, discussions, team work, role playing, individual and pair work, analysis of examples from participant's practice, coaching.
During the training each participant will receive other participants' and trainer´s feedback, comments and advice for future work.
The course participants are supposed to send a feedback on how they used the obtained knowledge in their educational institutions.
 
PROGRAMME OF THE TRAINING ACTIVITIES (DAY BY DAY)
DAY 1
What is coaching?
• Roots and definitions of coaching
• Distinctions (Training, Coaching, Counselling, Therapy)

DAY 2
The role of a coach in a professional environment
• Reasons for implementation of coaching
• Specifics of coaching implementation in the professional development
• Using coaching to develop co-workers' autonomy

Different roles of trainer/educator in the learning process

Basic coaching skills
• The art of asking questions
• Problem frame and vs outcome frame questions
• Active listening

DAY 3
Diagnostic coaching tools
• Coaching formula
• Setting goals

Coaching concepts
• Designing the alliance
• Forwarding the action

Coaching model

DAY 4
Diagnostic coaching tools
• Professional balance wheel
• Personal balance wheel

Coaching concepts
• Accountability
• Acknowledgement vs praise
• Feedback as a motivational and (self)evaluation tool

Visualisation and relaxation in the coaching process
• The bandwidth of consciousness
• Types of visualisation
• The use of visualisation

DAY 5
Project work
• Reflection on the coach's role in the professional development
• The importance of coaching for an individual (manager), employee (co-worker), (educational) organization
• Case studies

Presentation
• Implementation of coaching in the professional environment
• Feedback by other participants and trainer

Coaching in practice
• Reflections
• What's next

Evaluation of the training
• Oral and written feedback

 
TYPE OF CERTIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE AWARDED
Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
 
Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
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