Coaching for Teachers Summer Course

Course description


This course is designed for educators who are interested in using coaching skills inside and outside the classroom

* the differences between coaching, mentoring and counselling

* the state of the coaching industry today

*basic coaching skills

*the benefits of coaching

* how to get accredited as a coach

* how to use coaching skills in their professional and personal lives


The course is interactive, practical and evidence based.


About the tutor:

Ruairí Ò Céilleachair B.Sc. H.D.Ed. ,M.A. L.M.,P.G.D.E.L. A.C., E.M.C.C.

Ruairí is the coordinator of the Staff Mentor programme at Cork Institute of Technology and delivers the Mentoring Module on the Masters in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education there. He has also acted as a mentoring and coaching consultant to Waterford IT and Carlow IT. Ruairí is a vastly experienced and fully accredited coach (AC)/mentor (EMCC). He brings decades of knowledge to his coaching approach coupled with extensive group facilitation skills.

As an education consultant he has designed and delivered AC accredited coaching courses which are taught in Education Centres countrywide.

  He spent eight years developing, delivering and assessing the mentoring syllabus with the National Induction Programme for Teachers, now known as ‘Droichead’ and was also on the steering committee of the Teaching Council of Ireland for three years.

As a consultant in the private sector he delivers change and performance programmes to businesses which involve intensive individual and team coaching sessions. 

Ruairí played on and coached the Irish National Basketball Team. He worked closely with the National Coaching and Training Centre at the University of Limerick to develop the national coaching strategy plan for the National Governing Body of Basketball and has coached in England, France, Holland and in the United States.

He has a Masters Degree in Leadership and Management, a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Management from NUI Maynooth and several Advanced Sports Coaching awards.



Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:


All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.


In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.

Category Summer Courses
Date Monday 02 July 2018 - Friday 06 July 2018
Time 9.30 to 14.00
Presenters Ruairí O'Ceilleachair , Niamh Ní Mhaoláin
Code 18-410 lc sc
Fee €50.00
Venue Cork Education Support Centre, Cork
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