ES6009: Mentoring, Coaching and Supervision

ES6009: Mentoring, Coaching and Supervision

Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

Module Title Mentoring, Coaching and Supervision
Module Code ES6009
Module Tutor Sian Templeton
School School of Education and Humanities
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

This module provides an opportunity for students to explore notions of coaching, mentoring and supervision with a view to developing the skills and attributes necessary to successfully support and accept professional development and encourage and exercise reflective practice.

Indicative Syllabus

This module will cover the following topics:


definitions and models of mentoring, coaching and supervision;

the purposes and models of professional supervision;

processes of mentoring, coaching and supervision;

benefits to individual, colleagues, employer and service users;

ethical practice; knowledge, skills and attributes needed for effective practice; reciprocity;

emotional and social intelligence;  


Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:


1. Explain and describe the principal characteristics of mentoring, coaching and professional supervision;

2. Outline the differences between them and the purposes of each;

3. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of mentoring, coaching and the benefits of effective practice;

4. Show a sound awareness of the principles of mentoring and coaching in a practical context;

5. Reflect upon and demonstrate skills in the development and management of supporting a peer.

Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 24
Independent Learning Hours: 126
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Portfolio: 3000 Words.
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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