Coaching for classroom change

Course code: NRG15259

Course description and enrolment

When it comes to integrating new or alternative approaches into a teacher's practice, a one-off workshop is not enough. In aiming to implement change deeply, highly skilled practitioners understand that coaching plays a decisive role. If you are seeking to spread your effectiveness throughout your context, this course gives you the knowledge and skills that will help you implement significant change and make it last.

Once you have completed the course, in line with the course conditions specified, your NESA professional development hours will be automatically transferred to your NESA record.

Learning outcomes

You will learn to:

  • understand the significant influence that coaching has in supporting your colleagues' teaching practice in meaningful, lasting ways
  • make the crucial distinction between experienced and expert teaching practice
  • use the principles and techniques of coaching to fully integrate expert teaching approaches into your colleagues' practice
  • use differentiation to cater for individual teacher expertise and learning needs
  • use the Concerns Based Adoption Model to allay the concerns your colleagues may associate with reform
  • project manage the implementation of coaching through planning and risk management.

Teaching practices

The following teaching practices are addressed in this course:

  • collaborating with colleagues.

Supervisor support notes

Supervisors should review the supervisor notes for Coaching for classroom change.

Standard descriptors addressed: 6.2.3, 6.3.3, 6.4.3.


  • Human resources
  • Teaching and learning


  • Professional development
  • Professional learning
  • Teacher accreditation
  • Teaching
  • performance

Business Unit:

  • People Culture and Capability
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