Cognitive Coaching Foundation Part 1

4 Day Program


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Successful schools continually work to develop a culture of student, teacher and leadership learning success. Cognitive CoachingSM is integral to this.

The Cognitive Coaching Foundation Seminar® equips participants with a set of strategies, a way of thinking and a way of working that invites self and others to shape and reshape their thinking and problem-solving capabilities to achieve learning success.

The Cognitive CoachingSM methodology promotes a culture that values the development of thoughtful teaching and leadership practices. It is designed to produce self-directed persons with the dispositions for continuous life-long learning.

This professional learning program caters for educators and leaders at all levels and builds the knowledge, skills and capabilities for successful coaching and leadership in schools.

Non-DoE Enrolments –

Please complete the attached External – Enrolment – Form and email the form to

Participants will:

  • Understanding of the essence of Cognitive CoachingSM
  • Increased consciousness and craftsmanship in applying interpersonal communication skills to develop trust and rapport
  • Understanding of the power of a structured professional conversation
  • Understanding you Cognitive CoachingSM as one of four support functions
  • Internalised Planning Conversation Map
  • Expanded and refined skills and repertoire of coaching tools
  • Understanding of four capabilities for refining coaching skills
  • Understanding of the Reflecting Conversation Map
  • Increased automaticity with the essential coaching pattern of pausing, paraphrasing, pausing and posing questions
  • Increased consciousness and skills in asking mediative questions
  • Internalised Reflecting Conversation Map
  • Awareness of how to navigate support functions
  • Understanding of the role of data in mediating thinking


Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning

Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


Leading Teaching and Learning

Developing Self and Others

Leading Improvement, Innovation and Change

4 Day Program – 8.45am – 3.30pm

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Day 1 – Thursday 4 March 2021

Day 2 – Tuesday 23 March 2021

Day 3 – Wednesday 28 April 2021

Day 4 – Thursday 29 April 2021

North – Tramsheds – Launceston

Day 1 – Thursday 27 May 2021

Day 2 – Friday 28 May 2021

North – Tailrace – Launceston

Day 3 – Monday 2 August 2021

Day 4 – Tuesday 3 August 2021