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Coaching and mentoring

Gain essential knowledge and skills to establish and sustain a culture of mentoring, coaching and feedback at work.
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Unlock the potential in your team.

Gain essential knowledge and skills to establish and sustain a creative culture of mentoring, coaching and feedback at work. It is ideal for those taking on leadership, staff development or organisational well-being responsibilities in their role.

At Bell Teacher Academy, you will be joining a global community of teachers. This fully-inclusive programme includes a series of workshops and talks related to current thinking and trends in the sector, and a full programme of social events for you to explore life and culture in the UK – outside of the classroom.

Minimum age
Minimum language level
Advanced C1
Course dates
15 - 21 August 2021
Course length
1 week
Bell Teacher Academy
Package 1:

Package 2 or 3:
Sergio Spain
I've really enjoyed the atmosphere here, you get the chance to mingle with lots of teachers from around the world. It's very rewarding and interesting to exchange different points of view
Karine Guadeloupe
The courses at Bell and the opportunities to meet so many other teachers is really rejuvenating for the mind. There's so much choice too. Cultural talks. Social outings. Workshops. It's brilliant!
Haomei China
Haomei Li
I have learnt the latest teaching skills and activities that I will take back to my classroom, and gained a lot of useful resources. For me the most important thing is sharing what I have learnt with my colleagues, so they can develop their skills too.

Course overview

On this course, you will:

  • Understand the impacts of coaching, mentoring and feedback and the differences between them
  • Experience different roles, including: mentor, mentee, coach, coachee, feedback giver, feedback receiver, and observer
  • Identify and focus on applications that are most suited to your workplace
  • Gain a personalised toolkit of interventions to help staff to engage with their own learning
  • Develop confidence to manage difficult situations and to initiate honest and critical reflection
  • Continually improved your English language competences across all of these skills

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for academic managers, team leaders, teacher trainers and those responsible for teacher and staff learning, and organisational well-being. It is also useful for teachers who wish to take on leadership and staff development roles, or become teacher trainers and those who observe lessons and wish to give accurate, skilful and supportive feedback.

It can also support teachers who want to supplement their methodology skills with the artistry of facilitation and people skills that are so essential for high level learning performance. Participants should have an Advanced C1 language level, as a minimum.

Topics covered:

Each course we run is tailored by our expert tutors to the professional needs and priorities of the participants so content may be adapted to best suit the needs of your group.

Verbal interventions
Practice interpersonal support and supervision
Shifting from offering direction to inviting self-direction
Practise interventions in different roles
New models of leadership
Creating a positive psychological learning environment

Sample timetable


Bell Teacher Academy timetable

Course dates

Bell Teacher Academy

Bell Teacher Academy

15 August 2021 - 21 August 2021

Union Rd,
Cambridge, CB2 1HF

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