iconKeeping in Touch Workshops (KIT)

KIT workshops are designed to provide ongoing professional development and support to aspiring, new and experienced coaches and mentors. They are run every 3 months on the third Tuesday of the month from 9.45am – 4.30pm at Castle Donington, Derbyshire.

The workshops are renowned for providing the opportunity for coaches and mentors to develop their thinking and practice in a supportive and safe environment as well as to both learn from and support other practitioners. Networking opportunities are available at the beginning and end of the day.

Attendance is open to current members of the Optimising Coaching Community, their agreed guests and anybody who has previously attended any of our programmes.

Non-members are also welcome at the full cost for the day of £175.00. To book, please click on the relevant link below.

2020 Workshop Dates and Presentation Topics

Tuesday 21 January 2020Contracting in Coaching and MentoringRead more     Book
Tuesday 21 April 2020Re-scheduled for 21 July 2020
Tuesday 21 July 2020Evaluation of Coaching and MentoringRead more     Book
Tuesday 20 October 2020Model of the World and Beyond . . .Read more     Book
Tuesday 19 January 2021Developing A Coaching Culture: case studyFurther details to follow

Typical agenda for the day:

09.45 – 10.15Tea, Coffee and networking
10.15 – 11.15Group supervision
(certificate available)
11.15 – 13.00Co-Coaching in triads.
An opportunity to coach and receive feedback on your practice; be coached on a live issue; observe other coaches in action. Followed by Membership Update
Lunch BreakTea and Coffee
13.30 – 14.45Coaching in Context Presentation
focused on a specific coaching and mentoring topic including practical activities (CPD certificate available)
BreakTea and coffee
15.00 – 16.00Talk Coaching
facilitated session of sharing and testing out of approaches, tools and techniques
16.00 – 16.30Networking

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Please Note:

  • 4 Keeping in Touch Day Workshops are included in each Option for Members of the Optimising Coaching Community
  • Participants on our ILM qualification programmes receive free membership while they are on the modular part of their Programme
  • Additional tutorial support for ILM assignments is available during the day

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Our well-established and highly successful Programme of Support and Development is designed specifically to meet the needs of coaches and mentors. It centres around our Keeping in Touch full day workshops, run 4 times a year, where you can share good practice with other committed coaches and mentors.

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