Presentation on theme: "Subject Learning Coaches Helen Scanlan Newcastle College."— Presentation transcript:
Subject Learning Coaches Helen Scanlan Newcastle College
What is a Subject Learning Coach? SLCs are trained coaches who support teaching, training and learning in their own institutions. The goal of their work is to enhance teaching and learning and increase the motivation and success of learners. Success North Website, 2010
What does their role involve? Does?Does not?
Definition of coaching? Peer coaching is a process through which two or more professional colleagues work together to reflect upon current practices; expand, refine and build new skills; share ideas; conduct action research; teach one another and problem solve within the workplace Robbins (1995) Difference between coaching and mentoring?
Skills needed to be a coach?
Subject knowledge Teaching experience Creative approach Developed communication skills Negotiator Supportive Tactful ‘Awareness’
‘Johari Window’ Based on the model developed by Joseph Luft and Harry Ingram (1950)
Emotional Intelligence Daniel Goleman 1995
What next? If you are interested in completing the SLC training and gaining the qualification, please contact Lianne Abraham and we will contact you in the New Year!
Thank you for attending and participating, and enjoy the remainder of the day!