Key Principles of Coaching for Educators


What exactly is coaching and how can it help you as an educational professional? How is it different to mentoring and what are the key aspects of it? If you want to learn more about the basic tenets of coaching, then this is the course for you. The 'Key Principles of Coaching for Educators' course provides fundamental knowledge for educators looking to include coaching in their practice. After this course, you will have a deeper understanding of coaching and its transformative potential in higher education.

What You'll Learn

1. What is coaching?

2. The differences between coaching & mentoring

3. How coaching can help you as an education professional

4. The key principles of coaching

5. Integrating coaching in your professional practice

6. Evaluation & reflection

Who It's For

This course is best suited for higher education educators and administrators who want to gain an understanding of coaching as a style of communication and teaching.

Get Prepared

To attend this course no previous knowledge of coaching is required.

A list of two pre-readings will be provided before the course.

Course Expert(s)

Dr. Caroline Holden

Educational Consultant

Dr. Caroline Holden has over twenty-five years’ experience in higher education. She holds a Doctorate in Higher Education, a Level 7 qualification from the Institute of Leadership & Management in Coaching & Mentoring, an MSc in Educational Management, a Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA) and a PRINCE 2 Project Management Practitioner qualification. She is also recognized as a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Caroline’s broad experience includes working in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain establishing new programmes and departments in a range of higher educational institutions, including a new medical university. She has also published in international journals on the student journey, the first-year experience and improving student success rates. Caroline now works as an Educational Consultant working on a range of exciting projects in the UAE and wider MENA region. She is passionate about coaching for higher education and the impact this achieves for academics, administrators and students through institutional coaching models, coaching training, team and individual coaching interventions.


2 Hours




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