Will Thomas Education, Coaching, Leadership and Learning

Vision for Learning provides highly practical and engaging CPD for educators. It’s based on tried and tested learning processes, which put the learner at the heart of the experience. If you have a training need to get the very best from your staff, we can help you.

Contact us now

I’m Will Thomas, award-winning author,  teacher and trainer. I’ve been working in the education sector now for over 25 years. With over 12,000 hours of  coaching and training experience I know that your CPD needs to be relevant, personalised and packed with immediately useful strategies. So that’s what we aim to give you every time.  We are currently looking for trainers of coaching. If you are interested, click the link below.

Currently looking for coach trainers


Our monthly research and resources journal is a FREE publication sent by email each month.  It’s a succinct collection of short articles on relevant topics in education, coaching, leadership and performance psychology. You can get your copy by registering on this page. Feel free to point others to this journal too. look right for the registration. For back issues click here

All of our training is based around the four stage “CAPE” learning cycle:

Connecting to existing knowledge and skills,

Activating new skills through experience and modelling,

Practising and experimenting with the skills and use of the knowledge

Embedding them into practice and in the day to day context of work and life

Our principle aim is to serve the needs of educators not just as workers, but as human beings who have complex balances to achieve across their personal and professional life.

Our coaching and training programmes support the holistic development of educators so that they can perform highly at work and have rewarding and fulfilling home lives and this way I believe that we are  positive role models to young people, as well as good advocates for the profession.



Latest News & Updates

Intro/Advanced Coaching Skills Programme

The increasingly popular Advanced Skills Coaching course is run by Will Thomas and is a lively and engaging programme which takes your skills form the introductory level and builds on them.  Its ...


This article explores the concept of resilience for teachers, and suggests practical ways in which we can build our resilience. We read a lot about the importance of resilience in children and ...


Limiting beliefs often prevent people from working through their issues, providing blocks to development and growth. This article provides you with tools to help people unlock these unhelpful ...

Coaching Boundaries

THE NINE PRINCIPLES OF COACHING Coaching has become an integral part of the professional development of teachers and non-teachers in many schools. In many cases it involves the coming together of ...