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Katharina Prummer; Salomé Human-Vogel; Daniel Pittich – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2024
Purpose: The South African vocational education and training (VET) sector is required by legislation to redefine postsecondary education, advance industrialisation and expand the job market to address unemployment in the country. Yet, VET leaders' heterogenous educational and occupational backgrounds do not enable them to address the needs of the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Mentors, Professional Development
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Lofthouse, Rachel M.; Rose, Anthea; Whiteside, Ruth – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The research demonstrates the role of activity systems based in Cultural Historical Activity Theory as a means of analysing characteristics and efficacy of specific provisions of coaching in education. Design/methodology/approach: Three examples of coaching in education were selected, involving 51 schools in England. The three examples…
Descriptors: Social Psychology, Social Theories, Cultural Context, History
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Karkar Esperat, Tala Michelle – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to provide an example of instructional coaching for inservice teachers within the context of community-engaged scholarship (CEP), involving professional learning communities (PLCs). This study seeks to encourage policymakers to allocate budgets for instructional coaches, as well as resources for schools.…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Communities of Practice, Teaching Methods, Principals
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Stoetzel, Lindsay; Taylor-Marshall, Sandra – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: Across K-12 settings, instructional coaching continues to flourish as an approach to teacher professional development intended to address long-standing inequities in student achievement. Yet, coaching models differ in how to conceptualize change or transformation as a result of coaching efforts. Design/methodology/approach: This case…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Educational Change, Professional Development, Beliefs
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Visnjic Jevtic, Adrijana; Rogulj, Edita – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose The aim of this research was to find out students' and mentors' attitudes toward the quality of mentoring support during teaching practicums. The research sought to determine whether there is any difference in (self) assessment between teacher mentors and early childhood education students. Design/methodology/approach: Through the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Mentors
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Cash, Anne Henry; Dack, Hilary; Leach, William – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: For preservice teacher candidates (PSTs), receiving feedback on core practices is an important component in supporting the development of their practice. However, coaches are often underprepared to support PSTs on core practices, and feedback can be infrequent or low quality (Anderson and Stillman, 2013; Clarke et al., 2014).…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Coaching (Performance), Feedback (Response), Student Teaching
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Hollweck, Trista; Lofthouse, Rachel M. – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2021
Purpose: The research examines how contextual coaching (Gorrell and Hoover, 2009; Valentine, 2019) can act as a lever to build collaborative professionalism (Hargreaves and O'Connor, 2018) and lead to school improvement. Design/methodology/approach: The multi-case study (Stake, 2013) draws on two bespoke examples of contextual coaching in…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Teacher Collaboration, Coaching (Performance), Professionalism