Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators, and Parents

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Christian van Nieuwerburgh
Karnac Books, May 31, 2012 - Psychology - 240 pages
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Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents will support educational organisations in learning more about the current interest in coaching approaches within schools, colleges and universities. With chapters on coaching in primary schools and secondary schools, with students, staff and parents, this book provides a sound basis for introducing coaching into any educational setting. This book brings together the latest national and international academic research with real case studies and a focus on practice that makes a difference for learners. Starting with a review of the existing literature and research into the area of coaching in education, the book goes on to consider the role of coaching educational leaders, coaching within the primary school setting and then secondary school settings.The notion of "mental toughness" and its relationship to coaching is also explored. The US and Australian perspectives on coaching in education are discussed in two chapters written by leading experts - instructional coaching in the US and the integration of positive and coaching psychology in Australia. This is followed by a chapter that focuses on coaching for parents, which is a growing area of interest. Finally, the book concludes with a practical consideration of creating "Coaching Cultures for Learning", proposing a number of models and next steps.Interesting case studies relating to coaching in primary schools, secondary schools and universities are also shared. Written by academics and expert educational practitioners, Coaching in Education is set to become the standard text for anyone interested in studying the subject. Even more importantly, it can be used to support educators who would like to develop coaching cultures for learning for their own students.
 

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Contents

Mental toughness and its role in the development of young people Peter Clough and Doug Strycharczyk
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using the instructional coaching model Jim Knight
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integrating coaching and positive psychology in schools Lisa Suzanne Green Lindsay Gregory Oades and Paula Lesley Robinson
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empowering parents to create positive relationships with their children Agnes Bamford Nicole Mackew and Anna Golawski
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Getting Better Results for Students Educators and Parents
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Christian van Nieuwerburgh 111 2 3 4 5 6 711 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 211 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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CASE STUDIES
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a case study Neil Suggett
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and Suzy Green at the University of Sydney have been a source of con
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stant admiration and encouragement Everyone at Karnac has been
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immensely helpful and encouraging making the writing process very 2 pleasurable and stressfree I am particularly grateful to the series 3 editor Davi...
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my family I am blessed with 8 the most wonderful wife Cathia who puts up with my obsession 9 because she is similarly caught up in the world of ac...
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CHAPTER TWO Coaching and mentoring for educational leadership Christian van Nieuwerburgh
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Organizations
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CHAPTER THREE Coaching in primary or elementary schools Mary Briggs and Christian van Nieuwerburgh
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CHAPTER FOUR Coaching in secondary or high schools Christian van Nieuwerburgh and Jonathan Passmore 111 2 3 4 5 6 711 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 ...
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a case study Christian van Nieuwerburgh Chris Zacharia Elaine Luckham Glenn Prebble and Lucy Browne
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a case study Loic Menzies 111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 711 8 9
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INDEX
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Christian van Nieuwerburgh is a highly sought-after executive coach, researcher, educational consultant, and keynote speaker with significant leadership experience in the public sector. He currently divides his professional time between three engaging and rewarding roles. He is Programme Leader for the MSc in Coaching and Coaching Psychology at the University of East London, where he heads one of the world's leading university-based postgraduate programmes in coaching psychology; his particular area of expertise is in the impact of coaching within the education sector. He is also Chief Executive of the International Centre for Coaching in Education, through whi|ch he delivers consultancy, training, and executive coaching to clients in the UK and internationally. And he is Executive Coach for West Midlands Councils, for whom he acts as an executive coach and facilitator of peer supervision working across a number of public sector organisations in the West Midlands. Christian has enjoyed a richly diverse career. He held senior marketing and business development roles in a number of organisations within the hospitality and fast moving consumer goods sectors in the Middle East, a marketing role for the Royal Shakespeare Company, and senior management roles in two highly rated local authorities in the UK.

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