The Solutions Focused Coach

Welcome to SF coaching

Solutions Focused coaching is powered by the natural human tendency to engage and cooperate.

SF coaching increases efficacy and reduces stress by replacing problems with their solutions. 

Focusing on solutions saves time, money and heartache.  

 

On offer – training and development; free SFc briefing; low-cost one- and two-day courses; online support; coaching supervision.

 

 

FREE  30 minute  introduction to SF coaching

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Welcome to SF coaching

Solutions Focused coaching is powered by the natural human tendency to engage and cooperate. SF coaching increases efficacy and reduces stress by replacing problems with their solutions.  Focusing on solutions saves time, money and heartache.     On offer – training and development; free SFc briefing; low-cost one- and two-day courses; online support; coaching supervision.    

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FREE  30 minute  introduction to SF coaching

SF coaching for schools

  Solutions Focused coaching is an exciting new addition to pastoral support in schools. Conventional strategies have a limited reach and when they fail, students may suffer. I’ve been using this approach for fifteen years in some of the most complex situations, refining it and adapting it to meet the needs of schools and the children who struggle in school. Solutions Focused coaching (SFc) cuts sharply across […]

Articles and resources

SF coaching – The Big Idea  – an overview of the concept and practice of Solutions Focused coaching Articles and resources for schools: Inquiry conf 2017 Keynote presentation: The Iceberg Error and SF coaching A Solutions Focused school inclusion policy  An SF coaching script (by Sue Bosworth) SF coaching for schools – an overview Useful questions in SF coaching  SF coaching success grid  SC coaching VulCAN […]

Latest Posts

Feb 9 2018 Conference: Solution Focused Practice in Statutory Contexts

  Essex County Council Childrens Social Care Academy & the Divisional Based Intervention Service This first of its kind conference is being held in Colchester, Essex On Friday 9th February 2018 from 09.30am – 4.30pm The aim of the conference is to: ð  Share good practice and positive outcomes using Solution Focused Practice ð  Promote use of Solution Focused Practice in a range of contexts […]

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Is there an ethical dimension to ‘behaviour’ and its ‘management’ in schools?

(1000 words) Four questions; 1) Behaviour management. Is behaviour really so separate from the rest of children’s learning and children so incapable that it requires us to abandon teaching and manage it? 2) Behaviour policies. Are behaviour and learning so far apart from each other that a school must have separate behaviour and learning policies? 3) Reliance on punishment in schools. Are punishment and coercion […]

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Exclusion. What is it good for?

Exclusion is a dark corner of educational practice. It’s in the news this week because supposedly high-performing schools across the country are gaming the system by excluding students who don’t jump the performance bar. This isn’t new news. I’ve seen it happening at first hand in my work with students threatened with exclusion over the last two decades. As Children’s Commissioner Dr. Maggie Atkinson reported […]

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