Mentoring and coaching as forms of collaboration

Mentoring and coaching are both ways of teacher collaboration, where the relationship is based on trust and mutual understanding. According to Kise (2006) Coaching is identifying and developing person or team’s strengths. It’s a partnership between the coach and the person/s being coached. Coaching uses methods that are usually developed through conversation. Coaching recognizes that …

A list of reflective questions to use with your team

When working with your team, its necessary for you to reflect on your work regularly. Here is a list of reflective questions you can use: A list of Reflective questions Answer the questions first by yourself. Then share your answers with the team, do you agree or disagree? Can you state the purpose of this …

Team based learning and my school

The learning in the Finnish high school has previously had a strong focus on the individuals and the Matriculation Examination. Learning and teaching have both been lonely jobs. Today, there is a change towards more collaborative methods, but the change is slow. In fall 2016 the schools in Finland started to work with the new …