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This course can be tailored to your individual requirements

Coaching & Mentoring: Setting up a mentoring scheme

The course will guide delegates through the thought processes they need to follow when implementing coaching and mentoring, or extending its use, including clarifying objectives, positioning with staff, linking with appraisal and other processes, and measuring success. The course will also provide useful tips on selling in the scheme and training participants.

Course Objectives

Delegates will leave the course with a full understanding of the issues they must consider, and a clear plan of action for implementing coaching and mentoring in their own school or college.

Detailed course outline and session time table

Session 1

  • Introductions
  • Programme for  the day
  • Objectives
  • Readiness
  • Questions for the senior team
  • Roles & influencers
  • Selling the scheme
  • Fit with other development activity
  • Learning Log 1

Session 2

  • Scheme design
  • Matching
  • Key competences
  • Key questions
  • Role of the mentor/coach
  • Learning Log 2

Session 3

  • Positioning the scheme
  • Introducing the scheme
  • Training participants
  • Poor practice
  • Supervision
  • Learning Log 3

Session 4

  • Anticipating the risks
  • Scheme administration
  • Success factors
  • Scheme evaluation
  • Learning Log 4
  • Action Planning
As part of our quality assurance policy, and to ensure courses are always up to date we reserve the right to update alter and improve courses without prior notice in order to encompass any emerging changes in legislation, framework, or government guidance.

Tutor information and feedback


Following a career in Human Resources, including Director of HR at Carlsberg UK and Express Dairies, Jonathan now runs his own consultancy practice, which specialises in Mentoring and Coaching and Leadership Development. He works across both public and private sectors, with schools & colleges, police forces, government departments and the NHS, as well as companies large and small.  He has a masters degree in Coaching & Mentoring and Organisational Change and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.  He is also a European Mentoring & Coaching Council accredited coach at Master Practitioner level.


“Very good material that allowed good CPD”. “The training enabled dialogue with fellow mentors and refreshed the skills, boosted the confidence.” “The training was well presented and thought provoking, with a relaxed atmosphere encouraging participants…informed delivery and opportunities for reflection”. [strongest features of the training] “The flexible approach towards specific schools/colleges, meeting individual needs and requirements”. “Very good tutor, clear and approachable.”

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