Taught course

Mentoring and Coaching in Education

Institution
Newman University · Department of Education and Professional Studies
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Introduction to Mentoring and Coaching (30 Credits)

The focus of this module is to offer students the opportunity to explore the basic definitions of coaching and mentoring within an educational setting. Students will critically reflect on and evaluate the impact of some of the approaches to coaching and mentoring have on the workforce in their own work setting. Students will be expected to reflect on their personal experiences and develop their critical stance which is underpinned by a theoretical debate. The module will assist teachers and others working in schools in the task of providing professional development on various levels.

Advanced Mentoring and Coaching (30 Credits)

The focus of this module is to offer students the opportunity to compare definitions of coaching and mentoring within an educational setting. Students will show evidence of developing their critical reflection on professional practice and the impact of educational theory and research on professional development. Students will be expected to demonstrate in their assignment, evidence of skills development in relation to educational research and professional development. This module will guide students to reflect, consolidate and enhance their coaching and mentoring skills further. Students will be expected to offer critical reflection on their personal experiences and develop their critical stance which is underpinned by a theoretical debate. The module requires students to reflect critically on theory and practice from an ethical and professional standpoint, explore the implications for professional practice, and ultimately provide opportunities for applied learning and continuous professional development.

Fees and funding

UK students
£1700

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment60

Course contact details

Name
Dawn Picken
Email
fed@newman.ac.uk
Phone
0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2650)