Growth Coaching International (GCI) is delighted to again be hosting the biennial National Coaching in Education Conference. This will be our 6th event and in 2019 it returns to Sydney where it all began 10 years ago!

The National Coaching in Education Conference promises to be the leading event coaching event for Australian, New Zealand and Asia-based educators and leaders in 2019. The conference program is designed for school and system leaders, teachers and parents interested in identifying how coaching can positively impact student learning outcomes and wellbeing.

The theme of the 2019 conference is New Insights in Coaching Practice: Creating Conditions for Effective Learning. Keynotes and concurrents will explore new knowledge, build collaboration and share progress in the field of coaching and all its applications in educational settings.

While the full program is still to be finalised we are delighted to be able to confirm the following keynote speakers, some of the world leaders in coaching and in coaching in education in particular:

Dr Jim Knight

Senior Partner, Instructional Coaching Group and Research Associate, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (US)

Professor Rachel Lofthouse

Professor of Teacher Education,
Carnegie School of Education Leeds Beckett University, UK

Dr Deborah Netolicky

Dean of Research and Pedagogy, Wesley College, Perth,WA

Professor Anthony Grant

Director Coaching Psychology Unit, University of Sydney

This website will be updated with further information as additional program sessions are finalised but we wanted to give you the chance to register for the Special Early Bird registration rate now. We think it will be helpful to register early for this as this conference was booked out 8 weeks ahead of time in 2017.

Meanwhile, until additional details are added you can take a look at some brief video clips highlighting what took place at our last two events. You can stay upto date with conference developments on Twitter. Our hashtag is #CoachEd2019.

We look forward to welcoming you at the conference

Dr Christian van Nieuwerburgh
Executive Director

John Campbell
Founding Director


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