Professional Development for Quality Teaching


Coaching - Open Questions

Published: Jul 2020
5 mins


Coaching in Schools expert, Annie Boate, explains to secondary teachers the importance of asking the right questions in successful coaching.

Former teacher and CPD trainer, Annie Boate, shares her techniques for effective coaching, which she claims can inspire Key Stage 3 and 4 students as well as colleagues.

She says that asking the right questions is key to successful coaching and introduces the dangers of the closed question.

Annie claims that by focusing on the problem, coaches can unwittingly prevent the person they are coaching from seeing the way forward.

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