Hi Everyone,

Welcome to the latest edition of Vision.

Three great  articles and an update on CPD opportunities below…

In this issue,

  1. Does your school deserve an award? Another school gets top coaching award
  2. Native American Wisdom and Coaching Collide – an innovative coaching tool for students
  3. Danger and Opportunity for CPD – how schools are beating the budget squeeze


Upcoming CPD Opportunities

Introduction to Coaching Skills Level 1 Accreditation:   7th  April  CLICK HERE  at South Bromsgrove High School, Bromsgrove

Advanced Skills Level 2 Accreditation: Take your coaching and NLP skills to a whole new level –  10/11 June CLICK HERE

Train the Trainer Master Trainer Certification: Get a trained and accredited to deliver CPD in your school or as a business – 31 May/1/2 June.  Application process now open.  CLICK HERE

Licensed Coach Trainer: Qualify to deliver an accredited coaching course – 31 May/1/2 June.  Application process now open.  CLICK HERE

Hope to see you soon


Does your School Deserve an Award?

Another School gets top coaching award

Saffron Waldon County High School, with its 2300 pupils and a staff of  over  350 have just landed the top school coaching accolade of Gold Coachmark.

An exceptional quality of coaching provision for staff, which provides a range of needs-based confidential coaching has landed them the first in their county to be recognized in this way.  Colleagues  can access coaching through a range of entry points.

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Native American Coaching  – an innovative tool

A Practical Coaching Tool  From  The Native American Tradition

With Native Americans in the headlines again with the Dakota Oil Pipeline dispute,  a news article triggered the inclusion of this coaching tool based on the American Indian tradition. It stems from the importance of custodianship in the Native American Tradition.  Human change and change in nature go had in hand when custodianship is your foundation.  The rich metaphorical tradition of land, elemental forces and the living world, provides ways of using nature to reflect on our own patterns, behaviours, and desires.

This coaching tool is a great one to share with young people, offering  a simple metaphor for self coaching or using in groups as a framework for discussions about improving behaviour, homework, learning skills, and more.

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Danger and Opportunity –  How schools are beating the CPD budget squeeze

Robert Hill, the government advisor on education paints a bleak picture of the future of education under the current government with his blog published last year. He draws our attention to the tensions between a whole host of issues including the nebulous mission creep which sees almost daily changes in policy, expectation and edict. 

·       remodel how we train teachers – change the rules

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