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07 Jun 2022

Find out about coaching at the University, and the resources, programmes and opportunities available

Learn, Lead, Progress - coaching

Find out about coaching at the University, and the range of resources, programmes and opportunities that are available through Learning & Organisational Development (L&OD). 


Coaching skills are useful for all roles across the University.  

Coaching is about taking a non-directive approach, asking good questions, and supporting another person to reflect and identify their own solutions. There are a range of opportunities to support the development of coaching skills:  


The benefits of developing a coaching approach are wide-ranging, including staff becoming more resilient and self-directive, improved staff sense of purpose, a boost in morale and motivation in others, increased productivity through skill development, and better communication and rapport across the University – all leading to an increase in engagement.  

If you are interested in how to embed the coaching approach here’s a podcast from our L&OD Toolkit which explores Developing a coaching culture.  


All colleagues are able to access support from a qualified coach through the University’s internal coaching pool. Colleagues might access a coach to progress themselves due to:  

  • A change in role  
  • Managing workload / pressure  
  • Building personal confidence or addressing imposter syndrome  
  • Addressing a specific work goal or challenge  
  • Increasing self-awareness  

Learn, Lead, Progress 

Learn, Lead, Progress will cover various topics to ensure you have access to the most relevant and up to date learning as we move through the year. 

L&OD will share resources, ideas, guidance and opportunities to support your development and career progression at the University. 

Next month Learn, Lead, Progress will focus on Performance and development reviews. 

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