Coaching & Mentoring
The words coaching and mentoring are often used interchangeably
and there is some debate about the differences and similarities of
Institute of Personnel and Development provides a useful
summary of the differences between mentoring and coaching.
Often and where possible coaching associated with the immediate
work role should be supported by the line manager or
perhaps another colleague who has experience or skills the the
area which needs to be developed.
Where the need cannot be supported locally and where
it is agreed as being appropriate there are opportunities for staff
to receive individual coaching or mentoring support.
Please Contact Staff
Development to discuss specific development needs you
The following pages may also be of interest.
Coaching & Mentoring Programme - Delivered by: Professor
As part of our commitment to Leadership and
Management development the University is introducing a coaching
service in order to allow individuals the opportunity to use a
bespoke and discreet service which will enable them to address
their areas for development in a safe and confidential space. A
coaching service will revolutionise the way in which we could help
individuals with their personal and professional development,
enhancing our current portfolio of development available to all
staff. All coaches will have completed the Coaching & Mentoring
Programme and have been awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in
Coaching and Mentoring (subject to validation). The programme will
consist of a cohort of 15 individuals from across the
If you are interested please read the Programme
Outline for further information.
The current programme has begun however we
will run it again in the next academic year.