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Personal Tutoring Development Programme

The Personal Tutoring Development Programme offers academics development in embedding effective coaching skills in their personal tutoring practice.

This approach to personal tutoring aims to enable students to come up with answers themselves, improve resilience and therein personalise their experience. As well as this, the Programme looks to professionally develop academics with new skills that will help them progress in their careers.

Programmes available

There are two types of programme available for staff to participate in:

  • Coaching Skills for Personal Tutors Programme

    This Programme has currently been postponed in light of the COVID-19 situation. The Programme will take place again once individuals return to campus. Dates will be announced soon. If you have any questions please contact Jelena Matic.

    This Programme is for all academics who hold the responsibility of Personal Tutor but is primarily aimed at new tutors or existing tutors who would like to gain an understanding of how Personal Tutoring can be used to support students by coaching.

    At the end of the Programme, attendees will gain and have an understanding of coaching and gain confidence in how to practically exercise these skills.

    Length: One full day and a half, as well as half a day follow-up in the following months.

  • Advanced Tutoring Programme

    Due to the COVID-19 situation these Programmes will now be ran online, so please feel free to book onto any of the below sessions. There may, however, be a slight change to the dates. The below information will be updated if such a situation happens.

    This Programme is for those experienced Personal Tutors who wish to improve their skills in listening, relationship building and setting boundaries. This Programme will take a more in-depth look at the practices behind tutoring and how they can be best implemented depending on the situation presented.

    At the end of the Programme, attendees will have a greater understanding of how to create a more personalised tutoring experience for students, and how best to support them depending on their individual contexts.

    Length: Two full days, followed by half a day follow-up. (Locations and follow up dates TBC)

    Please see below a timetable of dates and times available for the programme.

    CohortDates
    1Wednesday 15th April, Thursday 16th April
    2Friday 15th May, Saturday 16th May
    3Friday 22nd May, Saturday 23rd May
    4 (Fully Booked)Monday 22nd June, Tuesday 23rd June
    5Thursday 25th June, Friday 26th June

How to Sign Up

If you are interested in attending a session, please fill in this Form and indicate which sessions you would like to attend.

More information

For more information, please contact Jelena Matic.

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