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coaching & mentoring

Coaching v Mentoring: What's the Difference? And Does it Matter?

Introduction Coaching and mentoring are two terms that are often used interchangeably. They are similar but different and I think it is important to consider the differences. Sometimes it’s simply a matter of context. In football, for example, the term
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Reflective Practice: Part 2 The Coaching Partnership

The coaching role in reflective practice You can reflect on your own, and you can reflect with others. Sometimes you want to do it by yourself, that’s only natural. But for real learning and progress to occur, it is advantageous
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Reflective Practice Part 1: Developing an Open Mind

Introduction Reflective practice is the process which supports and maintains professional teaching expertise. It is an iterative process which lends itself to the professional development of all teachers, regardless of whether they are student teachers or teachers who have been
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Want to be a coach? Start by finding a coach

Want to be a coach? Start by finding a coach In order to be a great coach, or a successful coaching manager, it is best to be coached first of all. You will learn so much about yourself, and about
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The value in not giving advice

The value in not giving advice Hello managers and team leaders. I’m going to write about the importance of listening skills at work. But at the same time, I’m wondering if you’re even interested in this topic any more. Are
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