Pedagogy

From Teacher to Coach
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From Teacher to Coach
Credits 2 ECTS
Field Pedagogy

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From Teacher to Coach

Objectives:

Modern 21st century higher education is based coaching. Coaching is a pedagogical philosophy lead by the idea of dialogue and learning by doing. TAMK has successfully run entrepreneurship and business study programs over ten years by using modern coaching. We offer a six days program for modern teachers to join the club of Coaches.

Content:

TOPIC 1 – FROM TEACHER TO A COACH

  • What is coaching in practice?
  • How are teaching and coaching different from each other?
  • What are the opportunities in coaching?
  • How can you approach coaching in your day to day work?
  • The theories and theorists, Marcial Losada , Kouzes & Posner, Nonaka & Takeuchi

TOPIC 2 – TOOLS OF A COACH

  • What tools and methods inspire students?
  • What is the significance of the team in coach’s point of view?
  • What team learning means and what are the benefits of team learning?
  • What kind of brainstorming techniques I can apply and take advantage of in my job as a coach?
  • The theories and theorists, William Isaacs, Ian Cunningham, Belbin

TOPIC 3 – MY FILOSOFY OF COACHING

  • Model of a coaching philosophy – What does it mean?
  • How to build your own coaching philosophy?
  • What do I take with me to my everyday work?
  • What changes in everyday work after this?
  • What does this journey offered to me?

Method

The course is conducted fully online. The language of instruction is usually English. The course includes:

  • live lessons in the virtual classroom
  • self-learning material
  • interactive group work
  • customized and evaluated exercises

Requirements

  • Participants should be active school or university teachers.
  • Participants need to be able to read and understand English on an academic level. Should you require instructions, exercises and discussions to be held in a different language, please contact us.
  • Attending the course requires a high-speed internet connection, a headset and ideally a webcam.

Certificate:

A certificate will be awarded to participants who have been present on the contact sessions and made the required assignments and projects. The course is equivalent to 2 ECTS (1 ECTS = 25 – 30 hours of studying).

Duration:

This is a six day intensive program. The program is provided by the Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK).