Tuesday, 2 May 2017

GROWTH Coaching

A default for learners who are not achieving, is to request lunch/after-school study classes. Study classes work well for those learners who can commit to them, but for learners who have other commitments (family, sporting and church) after school, we needed to find another way to get learners to become more active and take charge of their learning in order to achieve academic success.

We attempted a GROWTH coaching activity using the template below which raised some rich discussion and collaboration.

Goal - To get 16+ maths credits in 2017

What are the benefits of achieving this goal?

What will be the cost if you don’t achieve this goal?

Reality - What is happening now?
On a scale of 1 - 10 where do you see yourself

What have you tried so far?

Options - What could you do?
What could you do to change the situation?

Can I make a suggestion?

What advice would you give someone who was in a similar position to you?

Will - What will you do?
Which option do you like the most?

What specifically will you do in the coming week?

Tactics - How and when will you do it?
When will you take the next steps?

Do you need to log steps taken

What type of person do you need to be in order to get the desired results?

Habits - How will you sustain your success?

What resources/assistance do you need to maintain this?

What might get in the way?

How will you ensure you carry out these actions

Worth the wait

What a GREAT day......... One of my priority learners has gained their first, of hopefully many credits in maths today. So what has attribu...