Instructional Coaching Workshop

Featuring renowned expert Jim Knight

An intensive course for teachers (5-day) and school leaders (1-day) in September 2018

Running in Australia for the first time

Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group. Jim has presented to more than 30,000 educators from six continents, and is coming to Melbourne to present a workshop at Brighton Grammar School.

Instructional Coaching Institute (5-day intensive)

Based on the content in Jim’s books, this workshop offers professional development addressing the following six areas: 

1. Adult learning
2. An instructional coaching cycle
3. Using video recordings to gather data 
4. Instructional practices described in an instructional playbook
5. Communication skills 
6. Leadership skills. 

Participants will receive the following materials:

  • Better Conversations book and Reflection Guide
  • The Impact Cycle Book and Reflection Guide
  • High Impact Instruction Book and Workbooks
  • Focus on Teaching Book
  • Better Leaders Workbook

Date and Time

Monday 24 September – Friday 28 September

Monday to Thursday: 8:30am–4:00pm 
Friday: 8:30am–3:00pm


$1750 per person (10% discount for groups of 5 or more)

Includes refreshments and lunch on each day.

Note: This is a cost-only price. 

Download the flyer (PDF)

Bookings are now closed for the 5 day workshop

What School Leaders Need to Know About Coaching (1-day)

This course, designed specifically for school leaders, will introduce you to high-yield leadership strategies, including:

  • Clearly seeing reality
  • Identifying purpose
  • Managing time
  • Understanding and shaping culture
  • Managing change
  • Combining ambition with humility

You’ll walk away with the tools to apply these strategies in your daily life.

Participants will also receive a copy of Jim’s book, the Better Leaders Workbook.

Date and Time

Friday 28 September: 8:30am–3:00pm


$400 per person

Includes refreshments and lunch.

Note: This is a cost-only price. 

Download the flyer (PDF)