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Introduction to Leadership Coaching

About the program

Introduction to Leadership Coaching provides the opportunity to learn the skills and gain the confidence required for managing others with a coaching approach.

In this practical two-day program, participants will have the opportunity to learn how to use the GROWTH coaching model to have coaching conversations with individuals and teams. Coaching approaches to leadership are extremely effective and participants will get a solid introduction to how and why this is so.

Learning intention

By the end of this program, it is intended that participants will have:

  • been introduced to the GROWTH coaching system
  • explored and applied the GROWTH coaching model to a range of workplace conversations
  • practised next steps for taking coaching forward in the participant's context
  • explored Emotional Intelligence.

Target audience

Middle leaders, aspiring principals and principals.

About the facilitators

Growth Coaching International (GCI) is one of the largest providers of coaching and coach training in the Australian education sector. With offices in every Australian State and Territory, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, the GCI team is linked into the latest research and practice in school leadership and coaching in education.

Our facilitators include:

Grant O'Sullivan   Ben Calleja   Phil Collins   Brenda Sinclair-Jones


    Two-day program


    12 and 13 November 2019


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Alignment to professional standards

Australian Professional Standard for Principals

  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change.
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Dates and times

  Day 1 Day 2 Time
Cohort 4 Tuesday
12 November 2019
13 November 2019
8.30am to 4.00pm

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Leadership Institute
Building B
164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville

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On the day

  • Programs start at 8.30am. (Institute doors open at 8.00am.)
  • Business dress is required.
  • Morning tea and lunch are provided.


The Leadership Institute is located in Building B at 164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville.  We co-locate with the School of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE).


Please note, the Institute does not have on-site parking:

  • The City of Vincent has a number of car parks throughout Leederville.
  • The closest long term paid parking is available on the south side of The Avenue Car Park on Leederville Parade.
  • Short term paid parking (two hour) is available in adjacent streets.
  • The City of Vincent offers a 'pay by phone' parking service.
  • The Institute is a two minute walk from Leederville train station.
  • Taxis service the site promptly.
  • Cycle racks are located outside Building F.

Download the Institute map and parking information.

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How to register

  • Register for Introduction to Leadership Coaching on PLIS.
  • Complete your details and payment.

Further information

Please contact the Leadership Institute on 1300 610 801 or email


Introduction to Leadership Coaching

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