Certified Advanced Education coach

Advanced Skills in Education Coaching

This Evidence-Based Coaching Training Helps Senior & Middle Leaders Learn How To Develop Others Effectively So They Can Reduce Stress, Save Time and Get Better Results.

Become a Certified Advanced Education Coach
Upgrade to gain Accredited Status by adding a Practical Coaching Skills Assessment

Blend these advanced skills into your everyday role to dramatically improve your outcomes!

This is for you if...

  • You're a School Leader who's responsible for developing others
  • You want a strategy that's proven to have more impact than anything else on EVERY aspect of school improvement (and has no 'sell by' date)
  • You want to help others become more confident, motivated and empowered
  • You want to stop 'spoon-feeding' the people you work with (whether it's colleagues or pupils)
  • You ever feel drained, overwhelmed or under pressure
  • You're currently using old, inefficient coaching models (like GROW, TGROW, OUTCOMES, COACH, OSKAR, STRIDE, MAGIC & CEDAR) which lack impact
  • You want to know how to coach at the deepest level so you can make maximum impact

Want to get the best out of others, accelerate their progress AND achieve your vision?

Learn the complete system that smart Headteachers have used to make dramatic improvements in their schools and everyday lives – And how you can do the same.

As a Certified Advanced Education Coach, you’ll know how to coach at the deepest level, so your coachees will move forward more quickly and make even greater progress.

This course is for you if you want to build your coaching expertise and ensure you deliver maximum impact.

This 6-Step training is how you do just that.

In this course, you’ll learn EVERYTHING you need to become an outstanding coach.

You’ll master the advanced skills that enable your coachees to make bigger shifts. Plus you’ll learn how to effortlessly execute these in your coaching sessions to reduce procrastination, stress and overwhelm, while simultaneously increasing the performance, confidence and wellbeing of staff and students alike.

(You’ll be able to use these strategies in your everyday life too!)

If you’re a manager or leader, this certification is a great way to master and hone your coaching skills. It gives you the know-how, tools and support to get the best out of the people you’re responsible for, accelerate their progress and ensure they help you to achieve your vision.

It’s also a tangible way to show that you are a Certified (or Accredited) Advanced Education Coach, which leads to better leadership, better teaching & learning, and better results, so it could help you stand out from the crowd, make you more valuable, and help you attract exciting promotion opportunities in the future.

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Get life-changing skills which will transform the way you work forever AND give your school a HUGE return on investment!

What you'll get

When you enrol today, you'll receive instant access to:

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  •  Step-by-step fun & interactive training in the most efficient and effective way to coach in today’s schools
  •  Resources, Quizzes &  Practical Tasks to integrate into your everyday role
  •  On-demand videos (“The Netflix of Coaching”)
  •  A complete Coaching Toolkit, Coaching Plan & Log Sheets
  •  Unlimited support from the world’s best Coaching in Schools experts
  •  A printable certificate on successful course completion
  •  Status and recognition as a Certified Advanced Education Coach

~The ONLY Online Coach Training Built With Evidence-Based Impact for Busy People in Schools

What you'll learn in this course

When you become a Certified Advanced Education Coach you'll discover how to work less hard and make more impact in your everyday role​

Step 1 - Learn Everything You Need to Get Started

  • The theory, techniques and tools you need to start taking a 'Coach Approach'
  • How to stop taking on other people's problems (and take the pressure off yourself!)
  • What coaching REALLY is (it’s not what 90% of schools are doing!)
  • Why coaching – if done properly – means that mentoring is a total waste of your time

Step 2 – Develop Your Core Skills

  • What skills are required to coach your colleagues & pupils to “outstanding” & beyond
  • What 3 Magic Words you MUST use if you don’t want to “turn off” your colleagues or pupils
  • The 5 ingredients of powerful questions which get deeper answers & better recall (use these in the classroom or meetings)
  • How to stay clear of the 7 types of questions that will instantly kill your coaching and waste your time. (You’re probably using at least 2 of these right now!) – Prepare to be amazed at how hard & unnatural this is!
  • The 6 things to listen for + 3 responses that will increase your rapport, gain you instant credibility and accelerate progress
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Step 3 – Learn the “12 Step Model”

  • The coaching model that's proven to consistently out-perform ALL others & produce the best possible results
  • What 12 Steps you’ll need to work through correctly (& in the right order) for Maximum Impact
  • What common mistakes 95% of coaches make which mean that their coachees make little (if any) progress
  • How to produce powerful results in 15 minutes or less so that you’re not wasting time in your coaching
  • How to create a “quick win” that motivates the coachee, creates a snowball effect & gets them RAVING about your coaching to all their friends!
  • How to eliminate excuses (or “reasons”) for NOT taking action!
  • What an Outstanding Coaching Session looks like (Listen to LIVE Recordings!)

Step 4 – Begin Coaching! - PRACTICAL COACHING: COACHEE 1

  • What You Must Do During The Coaching Cycle To Work Efficiently & AVOID FAILURE
  • What 5 Steps you MUST take in ‘contracting’ to get your coaching off to a FLYING START!
  • How to help your coachee to identify a focus area & set an end of cycle target
  • The 3 critical things to record on the individual coaching plan BEFORE you begin coaching
  • What 5 things you need to log
  • What IMPACT your coaching has had on your colleague (or pupil)
  • What you need to do next to make your coaching even better
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Step 5 – Turbo-Charge Your Coaching

  • The 7 Secrets that will make your coaching even more powerful & speed up your coachee’s progress
  • How to make your coaching feel more ‘fluid’ and ‘natural’
  • How to get past any ‘defensiveness’ or ‘resistance’ quickly and easily
  • How you can personalise your toolkit even more and blend these advanced skills into your coaching
  • How to make your coachee face up to important facts
  • How to stop your coachee procrastinating!
  • What an Outstanding Coaching Session looks like (with the 7 Secrets blended in)

Step 6 – Implement Your NEW Advanced Coaching Skills - PRACTICAL COACHING: COACHEE 2

  • How your new Advanced Coaching Skills boost motivation and accelerate progress
  • How your coaching has impacted teaching, learning or leadership
  • What you’re doing particularly well
  • How much your coaching has improved
  • What you need to do next to make your coaching even better
  • What difference your coaching has made to a colleague (or pupil)
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...And much more that will make a massive difference in your personal and professional life!

Your Trainer

Annie Boate coaching in schools expert

Annie Boate - The World's Leading Coaching in Schools Expert

Annie Boate’s background includes school leadership, working with young offenders, and coaching top executives, outstanding Headteachers, and some of the most challenging learners.

She has over 20 years experience of coaching in education and has trained thousands of school staff around the world to coach using her unique ‘12-Step Model.’ This model produces phenomenal results in just 15 minutes, and is proven to radically out-perform the older, less-effective coaching models that other people will teach you (like GROW, STRIDE, MAGIC, OUTCOMES & OSCAR).

Impact is tangible, verified by Ofsted/School Data – and 100% guaranteed!

Annie’s key achievements to date include:

  • Work showcased on TV & media
  • Finalist for prestigious national award for Best Coaching Programme
  • Creator of a powerful 360 School Improvement diagnostic tool
  • Changing the lives of 1000s of staff and pupils in schools worldwide
  • Number 1 Best-Selling Author with her first book about coaching: ‘A Coaching Revolution’

Annie’s online training courses are practical, relevant and fun! Her work is frequently described by Headteachers, Teachers & Support Staff as ‘inspirational’, ‘life-changing’ and ‘transformational’.


Course Details

  • You need to be employed by a school in a leadership role (or be an aspiring leader)
  • No pre-knowledge is required – enthusiasm is all you need!
  • Internet-enabled device (eg mobile, tablet, laptop or PC)
  • Internet Access
  • Access to a printer
  • Investment: £747
    +Optional practical assessment for £250
  • Approx. 18 hours (work at your own pace)
  • Max. Completion Time: 1 year
"Initially I thought maybe I'd have preferred face-to-face given a choice, but what's been fantastic is you get all of the information that you need...and to then practise with a colleague has been fantastic!"
Anna Martin
ITT & NQT Co-ordinator
"It's changed the way I think about things, and how I work and troubleshoot. It completely transformed meetings - it cut them in half at least. The questioning radically improved student responses."
Phil Douse
Assistant Headteacher
"I'd really recommend it because as a governor you're always asking questions, so if you can ask those in an effective way and listen properly to the answers you get I think that'll make you a better governor."
Rosemary Lovatt
Chair of Governors & NLG

Want to Get Accredited?
(Optional upgrade for just £250 +vat)

  • Get 1:1 Personalised Tips & Feedback on Your Coaching
  • Take Your Coaching to the Next Level
  • Maximise Your Impact
  • Set Yourself Apart from the Pack
  • Enhance Your CV, Boost Your Careeer & Expand Your Skill Set
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How it works

  • TAKE THE COURSE - Complete the intensive training & implement the strategies to make an impact on leadership, teaching or learning.
  • PASS THE PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT. 75% or better is required to pass and gain Accreditation. You have 2 attempts to pass.