International Coach Federation Switzerland

25.04.2019 - ICF Chapter Meeting Basel

Positive psychology and life coaching application in education

Moderator: John Williams, MCC

Description

This presentation offers an exploration and practical application of the latest theories of positive psychology and life coaching in education. Starting with Carol Dweck's research into mindsets and looking at studies of elite athletes and academic performers, participants will gain an awareness of the state of the research as well as trends and patterns in the findings. Best for coaches, parents, teachers, and students.

ICF Core Competencies

  • Coaching Presence
  • Active Listening
  • Direct Communication

Biography

John is on a mission to transform education, believing in a shift towards combining coaching principles with teaching. John Andrew Williams taught high school Latin for six years after graduating from Brown University with a degree in Classics. He earned his coaching certificate from the Coach Training Institute and started working with high school and college students, launching his company Academic Life Coaching in 2005. He is the author of 5 books, a former writer for Newsweek’s Education blog, and speaker at coaching and education conferences from New York to Dubai. He is a Master Certified Coach with over 3,200 logged coaching hours, and In 2010 he expanded his coaching company to also train others to be certified life coaches through the International Coach Federation. His company currently trains over 300 coaches a year in over 40 countries with ten trainers based in the US and four internationally. He lives in Hood River, Oregon and is an avid mountain biker and snowboarder.

CCEU

Participants with ICF accreditation will receive 2.0 CCEUs

Program

Thursday, 25.04.2019
18.00 - 18.30  Apéro
18.30 - 18.40  Opening
18.40 - 20.40  Workshop "Positive psychology and life coaching application in education"
20.40 - 21.00  Closing

Organized by ICF Chapter Basel

Christine Billy, PCC, Chapter Leader

Registration

More participants thanks to online event management solutions from XING Events.

Venue

Coworking Nike Basel, training room

Steinenvorstadt 24 

4051 Basel

Switzerland

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