Growth Coaching & Listening To Encourage Thinking | Episode 118

When you think of a coach, you usually think of coaching athletes to the best of their ability. Imagine what would happen if we applied that same coaching approach to school life…

In this podcast episode, Dan Steele, a rockstar educational leader and coach with a real history of shaking things up in school communities, dives deep into the powerful impact coaching can have on educators and the schools they teach in. He discusses the balance between providing enough support and challenge for educators to grow.

Get ready to discover how self-awareness, ditching the need to be perfect, and the magic of truly seeing your students can take your teaching to a whole new level – through the powerful lens of coaching!

* Please note, In Dan’s excitement he said Carl Jung instead of Carl Rogers when we chatted about “Way of Being”. Check out Carl Rogers and  Christian van Nieuwerburgh to learn more about this concept.

In this conversation we discuss:

▫️ How to bring a coaching approach to teaching

▫️ The importance of deeply listening to others

▫️ The coaching skills with the biggest impact

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

“Teachers have a superpower in how they notice the micro-moments.”

Dan Steele

“It’s being aware of, ‘What does good enough look like?’”

Dan Steele


Dan Steele – LinkedIn | Growth Coaching International

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B.Phys Ed, M. Ed (Student Wellbeing), CIPP

I’m a teacher with experience working in primary and secondary schools across Australia, and a specialist in the field of wellbeing education and coaching. I founded Open Mind Education in 2013 with a vision of sharing practical, enriching wellbeing education with staff, parents, and broader school communities.

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