Head Teacher’s issue ‘I’m finding it difficult to create a coaching culture’ Background The following is a summary of a recent conversation with a head teacher. It captures some of the frustrations and ideas that schools have in trying to implement a coaching culture. The format of the conversation has been... View Article
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About Les Duggan
Les is a highly experienced one-to-one executive coach, facilitator and leader. He is one of the founding Directors of Developing Potential Ltd, a not for profit company set up with Olympian Dr David Hemery CBE to focus on high performance in Business, Education and Sport.
Teachers today have many challenges in school life and one that has recently gained greater importance is the need to be mindful of children’s mental well-being. Life for children has become more complex particularly through the advent of social media and the adult world emphasis on personality and celebrity rather... View Article
What do we mean by a coaching culture and what does it matter in our primary schools anyway? How many times have you heard people say that you need a coaching culture in your school, and how many times have you thought, ‘that sounds interesting, but probably not for my... View Article
What steps should we take to ensure leadership in primary schools is at its best in 2018? 2017 will have brought its successes and achievements and no doubt some difficulties and challenges, so you may be asking yourself, ‘what can I do this year to make progress in my school?’... View Article
Coaching in education has been a part of the educational landscape for many years and yet there are still many myths about its effectiveness and validity. Les DugganLes is a highly experienced one-to-one executive coach, facilitator and leader. He is one of the founding Directors of Developing Potential Ltd, a... View Article