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Coaching questions to ask school leaders

Ontological coaching is a form of coaching that focuses on helping individuals become more self-aware and understand their own being and the impact they have on the world around them. Here are some coaching questions that a coach might ask a school leader:

  1. How do you define success as a leader?
  2. What are your values and how do they guide your leadership style?
  3. How do you approach challenges as a leader?
  4. How do you envision your role as a leader in your school community?
  5. What motivates you as a leader?
  6. How do you define your leadership style?
  7. How do you prioritise your time and responsibilities as a leader?
  8. How do you seek feedback and support as a leader?
  9. How do you stay motivated and energized as a leader?
  10. How do you foster collaboration and teamwork among your staff and students?

These questions can help a school leader reflect on their beliefs, values, and approach to leadership, and identify areas for growth and development. It’s important to keep in mind that ontological coaching is a collaborative process, and the specific questions and direction of the coaching will depend on the needs and goals of the individual being coached.