Cognitive Coaching Foundation Part 1

Learning Focus
Educational Leadership
Start Date
27 May, 2021
Enrol by
13 May, 2021
Program Description

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

Program Outcomes

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
Australian Professional Standards


  • 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
Location, Date & Time

4 Day Program – 8.45am – 3.30pm

South – Professional Learning Institute – Hobart

  • 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 6 September 2021
  • Day 4 – Tuesday 7 September 2021