Coaching higher level learners
This event is only available to members of NTfW
Dates and Venues:
21 March 2018 – The Vale Resort, Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan
26 March 2018 – Bridgend College, Queens Rd. South, Bridgend
10.00am – 4.00pm
£45.00 (which will include refreshments and lunch)
The workshop will focus on the following:
Developing a coaching approach to support the personal and professional development of higher level learners to improve outcomes
By the end of the full day’s session participants will be able to:
- identify and reflect upon the challenges of supporting higher level learners
- explore a range of personal development strategies to support the development of higher level learners
- differentiate between coaching and mentoring approaches and examine their potential to develop learners
- recognise optimum questioning skills and techniques to elicit professional dialogue with higher level learners
- explore models of coaching and communication to recognise suitable modes of engagement
- investigate practical coaching techniques to facilitate personal and professional development of higher level learners to improve outcomes
Lecturer, Wales Institute for Work-based Learning, University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Bridget is an experienced work-based learning practitioner. Over her career she has developed an in-depth knowledge of work-based learning having worked on a wide range of programmes from the 1980’s Youth Training Scheme through Community Programmes and Apprenticeships to now supporting higher level work based learners as part of the work based learning team in University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Bridget is a passionate supporter of work based learning and in particular for developing ways of securing progression opportunities for Apprentices and parity of esteem for vocational learners.
Mentor/Lecturer, Wales Institute for Work-based Learning, University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Julie has over 15 years’ experience as a work-based learning practitioner across a range of sectors. Her experience incorporates a variety of roles over this timeframe and in 2016 she joined the Wales Institute of Work-based Learning at UWTSD. Prior to this in her last role she delivered higher apprenticeship programmes over a number of years, was a Lead IQA and coordinated employer engagement in the business. Julie truly values the impact work-based learning programmes can have on learner competence and confidence.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or telephone
029 20495 861.