CFC GROUP SETS SIGHTS ON GLOBAL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE

By Liz Hall Producing a ‘green paper’ for developing and disseminating the growing body of knowledge on coaching worldwide is one of the next projects to be tackled by the multi-stakeholder Collaborating for the Future of Coaching (CFC) group. At a meeting on 9 June in London, a working party was set up consisting of […]

GLOBAL NETWORK OFFERS FREE CPD TO SUPERVISORS

The Global Supervisors’ Network launched earlier this year is taking off, with more than 70 supervisors joining from countries including India, America, Canada and Australia, as well as Spain, Poland, France and the UK. The Network was the brainchild of Eve Turner as a response to what she saw as a lack of CPD opportunities […]

ASPEY PRESENTS NEW FILM AWARD

By Liz Hall Coaching for Leaders founder Linda Aspey joined the world’s most advanced social robot, plus Sir David Attenborough, Joanna Lumley, Tilda Swinton and Ken Loach at an international documentary festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest Awards Ceremony last month (June), where she presented Sheffield Doc/Fest’s first-ever Creative Leadership Award. Aspey presented the award to Sheila Nevins, […]

MODELS, APPROACHES AND RELATIONSHIPS EXPLORED

6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COACHING SUPERVISION, 10 MAY, OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY, UK By Sara Hammond The broadening of the supervision offering, the importance of relationships and systemic approaches, and the growing maturity of the profession were among themes which emerged at the conference. Robin Shohet kicked off the event the previous day with a challenging […]

SUPERVISION TRAINING: FOCUS MORE ON EMOTIONS

6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COACHING SUPERVISION, 10 MAY, OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY, UK Coach supervisors feel very strongly that the emotions brought to supervision need to be investigated, but although they are prepared to explore emotions, nearly half do not do so, according to research by Peter Duffell and Dr Carmelina Lawton-Smith. Emotions are often encountered […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – JUNE 2016

East or West? Workers in Western countries are more likely to rate themselves as happy at work, more loyal to their employers and more productive compared to their counterparts in the East, according to a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit and Aruba. Based on the self-assessment of 1,865 employees, those in key Western markets, […]

HALLAM: HOW WELL DOES YOUR WEBSITE CONVEY YOUR VALUES?

BAREFOOT COACHING SPRING CONFERENCE, 26 APRIL 2016, COOMBE ABBEY HOTEL, WARWICKSHIRE, UK By Monika Lee Whether you love or hate the digital space, clients expect coaches to be visible and credible in it – and there are compelling reasons to build brands online: acquiring, engaging, converting and retaining new clients. So said Susan Hallam, managing […]

FREE GROUP SUPERVISION AT ICW

INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK 2016, 16-22 MAY, GLOBAL The Association for Coaching (AC) UK and the Association of Coaching Supervisors (AoCS) lined up free group supervision sessions to celebrate International Coaching Supervision Day on 19 May, as part of International Coaching Week. The AoCS held three group supervision sessions, all free, for up to six coaches […]

COACHING YORK IS GROWING ASSET

INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK 2016, 16-22 MAY, GLOBAL Coaching York moved closer to its vision of creating the first coaching city in the UK during International Coaching Week. Coaching York, whose vision is to make positive and sustainable changes to the ways in which people relate to one another through coaching conversations, is starting to take […]

NEW PROJECT AIMS TO SUPPORT REFUGEE WORKERS

INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK 2016, 16-22 MAY, GLOBAL Front-line and other workers involved in the global refugee crisis are to be offered pro bono coaching to help them be more resilient. The CoachActivism Project, launched during International Coaching Week, will see coaching offered to front-line refugee workers, settlement and re-settlement workers, translators, first-responders, volunteers and private […]