It has been claimed in recent years that instructional coaching is one of the most highly effective forms of CPD to improve teaching that we currently have in education.
In this, the first of two articles on instructional coaching, I will attempt to briefly unpack why it might be worthwhile, what it is, and three principles that underpin any strategy or method that might be adopted.
In a second article (which is now available here), I will discuss how you might implement instructional coaching, including laying the groundwork, developing coaches, and systems and processes.
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