Mr. Rob Street
Mathematics Curriculum Group Leader, Personal Project Coordinator, Teacher
English Schools Foundation

Rob Street has been an international educator and school leader for 20 years. A student-centred, growth mindset advocate, he believes student excellence goes beyond grades: the best education is one that equips students with tools for lifelong success.

Abstract

Empowering Students through a Coaching Approach

Equipping student leaders with powerful tools for self-improvement and helping others is an often overlooked aspect of school development. Coaching helps people produce extraordinary results in their lives and allows them to bridge the gap between where they are now and where they want to be. By teaching students coaching skills, and giving them opportunities to use them, we empower students to be effective leaders.
ESF is dedicated to supporting all students on their path to being the best that they can be. Teaching secondary students the science and skills behind Coaching has proven to be a valuable part of their education and life skills that they will take forward with them into Year 12 and beyond. Participants will learn how we implemented this coaching programme at Discovery College and hear student voice and reflections.

During this presentation participants will:

In this session, participants will learn about the peer-to-peer coaching approach taken with a Year 12 student cohort, the tools used to support instruction, the curriculum connections and practical activities integrated into the course to ensure a high level of student engagement.

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