Students Coaching Students

A train the trainer program, for schools seeking to train students as peer coaches to build agency and enhance their learning. 

Students Coaching Students is a new GCI growth coaching program designed to provide schools students with an understanding of the GROWTH Coaching system, including a student-friendly version of the GROWTH Model, eight key coaching skills and a coaching ‘way of being’. The program is proving to be a very successful way for schools to equip students with the skills to work together; to reflect on their learning goals; expand, refine, and build new skills; share ideas; teach one another and solve problems in their school community. 

The Students Coaching Students program is a train the trainer program, designed to build knowledge, skills and confidence to enable you to successfully implement a Students Coaching Students program within your school. The train the trainer program follows a comprehensive eight stage process:

  • Building the Relationship and Champion Group
  • Raising Awareness
  • Train the Trainer
  • Student Recruitment
  • Training the Student Coaches
  • Student Coaching
  • Reflective Practice
  • Celebrating Success

Suitable for: The program is suitable for educators who have completed either Introduction to Leadership Coaching or Coaching Accreditation Program Phases 1-3.

As part of the program, you will receive teacher trainer resources, students resources and coaching to support teacher trainers. 

Program pre-requisite: Schools must register pairs of teachers to attend the program (single participant registrations cannot be accepted). The total cost for the program is $5,950 +GST per pair.