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AC’S CPD SCHEME OFFERS ASSURANCE ‘KITEMARK’

Professional coaching body, the Association for Coaching (AC), has launched a scheme to help practitioners demonstrate to service buyers their commitment to ongoing Continuous Professional Development (CPD). Unlike some other accreditation and certification schemes, the AC’s Continuous Professional Development Hours Scheme validates AC CPD hours from a range of learning and development organisations, not solely those that are AC members, and not solely those only offering coach training. Practitioners will be able to offer evidence of professional development hours completed from a range of sources, including courses, workshops, learning modules, certifications, webinars and events. The scheme seeks to “provide an […]

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HENLEY AND AC PUBLISH SUPERVISION ‘CALL TO ARMS’

The Henley Centre for Coaching and the Association for Coaching (AC) have joined forces in a “call to arms” for wider coach supervision take-up and development, with the publication of their Manifesto for Supervision. Written by three prominent practitioners, Peter Hawkins, Eve Turner and Jonathan Passmore, the Manifesto promotes the importance of supervision in coaching, examines its history and what makes it important, summarises main models and research, considers ethics in supervision and calls for collaboration between industry stakeholders to take supervision to its next stage of development. The Manifesto forms part of wider work by Henley in supervision research […]

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MEYLER CAMPBELL

Meyler Campbell’s Unleashed leadership development programme has been awarded “Recognized Leader as Coach” status by the Association for Coaching. Meanwhile, Saverio Grazioli-Venier has joined the organisation’s faculty. An executive coach whose clients include FTSE 100 companies, athletes and actors, he is a founding fellow of the Institute of Coaching at Harvard’s McLean Hospital.

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THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: WHAT’S THE POINT OF COACHING?

The VW emissions scandal in Germany has had far-reaching consequences. Could coaching have made a difference to the vehicle manufacturer’s culture? By Alister Scott and Neil Scotton   At the recent launch of the book, Coaching in Times of Crisis and Transformation, we opened our section on Legacy Thinking by posing a question: What is the difference between ‘What do you want?’ (the standard opening in various forms for coaching conversations and visioning exercises), and ‘How do you want to be remembered?’? Dr Ho Law’s hand went up straight away: “It brings others into it,” he said. Exactly. We reflected […]

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