The Art of Coaching in Educational Excellence

5-Day Course
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Course Overview

Welcome to “Coaching Excellence in Education,” a dynamic and interactive 5-day training program designed to empower educational professionals with the skills and principles of effective coaching. This comprehensive course combines theoretical foundations with practical applications, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, growth, and learning within educational settings.This course is structured to guide participants through a journey of coaching mastery, starting with foundational skills and progressing to advanced techniques. Each day is carefully curated to ensure a balance between theory, hands-on practice, and collaborative discussions.

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Course Objectives
  • Recognize the significance of EI in personal and professional contexts.
  • Develop an increased awareness of personal emotions, strengths, and areas for growth.
  • Explore the impact of self-awareness on personal and professional success.
  • Understand how leaders can leverage EI to inspire and motivate others.
  • Acquire techniques for managing and regulating personal emotions effectively.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining composure in various situations.
  • Acquire techniques for managing and regulating personal emotions effectively.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining composure in various situations.
  • Provide resources for continued learning beyond the course.


Day 1

  • Welcome and Icebreaker.
  • Introduction to the training program.
  • Icebreaker activities.
  • Understanding Coaching in Education.
  • Definition and principles of coaching.
  • The role of coaching in the educational context.
  • Core Coaching Skills.
  • Introduction to essential coaching skills: active listening, powerful questioning, and goal setting.
  • Interactive activities to practice foundational coaching skills.
  • Reflective Practice.
  • Introduce the concept of reflective practice.
  • Individual reflection on personal coaching experiences.

Day 2

  • Coaching Techniques
  • Explore various coaching techniques, including feedback and feedforward.
  • Role-playing exercises to apply coaching techniques.
  • GROW Model
  • Introduction to the GROW coaching model (Goals, Reality, Options, Will).
  • Practical application of the GROW model through case studies.
  • Coaching Ethics and Confidentiality
  • Discuss ethical considerations in coaching.
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality in coaching relationships.

Day 3

  • Effective Coaching Conversations
  • Strategies for fostering open and effective coaching conversations.
  • Role-playing exercises to enhance conversational skills.
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Explore the art of providing constructive feedback.
  • Practice giving and receiving feedback in coaching scenarios.
  • Case Studies and Analysis
  • Analyze real coaching scenarios.
  • Group discussions on effective coaching approaches.

Day 4

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) in Coaching
  • Introduction to NLP principles in coaching.
  • NLP techniques for effective communication.
  • Emotional Intelligence in Coaching
  • Understand the role of emotional intelligence in coaching.
  • Develop emotional intelligence skills for coaching success.
  • Goal Setting and Action Planning
  • Refine goal-setting skills in coaching.
  • Collaborative action planning for coaching sessions.

Day 5

  • Simulated Coaching Sessions
  • Participants engage in simulated coaching sessions.
  • Peer feedback and debriefing.
  • Coaching Challenges and Solutions
  • Discuss common coaching challenges.
  • Brainstorm solutions and best practices.
  • Certification and Closing.
  • Feedback and Course Evaluation
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All expenses can be covered through a Knowledge Acquisition (KA) subsidy within the Erasmus+ initiative. This is a 5-day training course in which Mobility Friends imposes a fee of 450 euros per attendee, in courses located in the cities of the continent. For the Madeira and Azores, the price will be 480 euros. The price includes the training course, a coffee break, and a cultural visit to the city where the course is held.

Important Info


A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who attend minimum of 80% of the course.


The time of classes, whether in the morning or afternoon is determined by the provider. The schedule may vary considerably based on participants’ preferences and the trainer’s discretion regarding any modifications.

Cultural activities

The participants will have the opportunity to visit the most emblematic cities of Portugal (Porto, Braga, Guimarães, Aveiro, Viana do Castelo, and others). The cultural activity program may differ according to the participant’s choice. One cultural visit to the city, where the course is located, is included in the price.


For certain courses, it may be necessary for you to bring your own laptop. Our team will inform you in case of need.

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