What Makes a Great School Culture?

A great school culture is one where: Staff communicate effectively and respectfully There’s a positive feel, a vibe, a place where we want to be Creativity, innovation and new ideas are encouraged There is trust There is fun There are shared core values Everyone is...
Know Your School Values

Know Your School Values

TOP TIP – Do you and your team know your school values? School values are more than something that is written in the school Business Plan. They form an essential component to how your school functions. All schools live by values, the values being lived and...
Choosing Your Coach

Choosing Your Coach

When choosing your coach, it’s important to ensure that they have an accreditation from a recognised coaching body such as the International Coaching Guild (ICG) or the International Coaching Federation (ICF). This will ensure that your coach has studied accredited...
What is Coaching?

What is Coaching?

So what is coaching? I had a funny experience in a school a while back when I was talking to a teacher and told her I’d been studying coaching for a number of years. She asked with a confused look, “What kind of coaching? Basketball?” This amused me as I’m 5”1′...
Coaching in Education

Coaching in Education

At Disruptive Education and Training we are often asked “Why has coaching become so popular and what is Coaching in Education?” The past two decades has seen significant growth in the coaching industry. There is a coach for every aspect of your life that...

Profiling Tools

E-DiSC® Personality Profiling Tool The original D.i.S.C® model was created in 1951 and since then has become one of the most recognised personality profiling tools. The model is based on four main energy types that determine an individual’s strengths and preferred...

6 Ways to Build a High Level of Trust in Your Team

When a team has a high level of trust in each other and in the system that they are following their efficiency, productivity, morale and commitment to the team all increase. On the flip side, when there is low trust in a team their efficiency, productivity, morale and...

Top 3 Tips for Teachers Going Back to School

Our Top 3 Tips for Teachers This week teachers across the country head back to school. If you are one of these teachers, thank you! What you do every day makes such a difference to the lives of not only your students but their families and our community. Teachers are...