A Study on Coaching to Develop School Principals’ Professional Competence as Reflective Practitioners

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A Study on Coaching to Develop School Principals’ Professional Competence as Reflective Practitioners
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著者 Sasaki Hironori
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Abstract

This paper examines whether coaching for principals could develop their professional competence as reflective practitioners. Educational support for teachers was set as a key feature of the principals' professional competence. When they faced problems during educational support, they tried to find a solution. At that time, coaching was introduced to assist them to resolve the problem through reflective thinking. This author coached three principals in five sessions during 2007 and 2008. According to the analysis of the reflections in the coaching sessions, all three principals reframed their educational support view through reflection-on-action , and had solved their problems by reflective thinking of reflection-in-action and deliberation. As a result, it seems that coaching these principals had developed their professional competence in terms of enhanced educational support.

Subject
370 Education
Keyword
Coaching
Reflective Practitioner
Principals Professional Competence
Educational Support
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Publish Date
2014
Publication Title
Chugokugakuen journal
Volume
13
Start Page
47
End Page
56
ISSN
1348-1452
NCID
AA11806612
Publisher
Chugokugakuen University/Chugoku Junior College
Copyright Holders
中国学園大学
中国短期大学
Contents Type
Departmental Bulletin Paper
language
English
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