This workshop will show how to develop a peer coaching programme that grows connections for staff and students by partnering with each other to support personal development.

  • Create a culture of allies across the school
  • Combat bullying and social media anxiety
  • Create that essential sense of belonging
  • Build resilience and confidence
  • Encourage communication and connection for staff and student

Research by world-leading psychology professors Carol Dweck and Martin Seligman shows that growing mindsets improves results and happiness. This workshop gives you the next stage in embedding a supportive growth mindset culture in the staffroom and the classroom. Research results from Alicante University show significant impact on mental health and wellbeing from international programmes that develop cross-age coaching and mentoring. 


  • Peer coaching will impact on resilience and wellbeing for staff and students
  • Children will develop more self-regulation strategies and growth mindsets to support progress in the classroom
  • You will receive coaching models and resources to use with staff and students
  • Reduce bullying and cyberbullying through peer to peer coaching
  • Tools to take away and use in school to develop a peer to peer coaching programme
  • Address the new Ofsted framework on wellbeing, student behaviour and the current drive for supporting personal development


  • The national and international context for developing peer to peer coaching
  • Creating a ‘culture of allies’ in your school
  • What are the habits of resilient learners and how does that impact on progress?
  • What is coaching and how does it work to grow mindsets
  • A simple model for coaching to practice and share with staff and students
  • How to introduce cross age peer to peer coaching in your school
  • Action planning

This workshop is suitable for teachers, leaders, teaching assistants and anyone else who wishes to develop peer coaching skills and benefits.

Jackie is an Advanced Skills Teacher, former Headteacher and author of several books including  ‘The Perfect Ofsted lesson’, ‘The Perfect Teacher Coach’ and ‘The Learner’s Toolkit’. Her latest book ‘Grow: Change your mindset, change your life, a practical guide to thinking on purpose’ is full of inspiring research, case studies and practical tips to help all of us challenge our thinking and become more resilient. She is a well-known trainer and consultant with a proven track record in raising standards. She was awarded the OBE in 2002 for her innovative work on Learning to Learn and developing emotional intelligence

Jackie was passionate and so knowledgeable. I am going to put my knowledge into practice immediately.

An attendee at Growth Mindset from the Inside Out Training July 2018



The cost of the workshop is £250 (no VAT) including lunch. 

Join the Friends of the Campaign for Learning and receive a 20% discount on this workshop fee and as a special introductory offer, you can bring a colleague to the workshop free of charge.

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