Resilience: develop your practice through coaching (English)

Maths and English Pipeline

This course provides an in-depth follow up to the Introduction to resilience in English learning module, and develops teachers' coaching skills as a tool to overcome learners' negative attitudes and anxiety towards English, helping them to become resilient learners. The course can be run as a freestanding three-day course for teachers who have already completed the one-day introduction, or as part of a full four-day package.

Pricing options

Three day module:

SET members: £212.50

Non SET-member: £250

Providers with up to 5 delegates: £800 and 6-10 delegates: £1,600. We will support you to fill the extra places but this is a great opportunity to work collaboratively with providers in your locality.

For organisations hosting in-house for up to 16 of their own staff, £2,280

Four days of Introduction to mathematical resilience and this three-day course:

SET members: £276.25 (

Non SET-member: £325

For organisations hosting and putting six to ten members of staff on it, with other places filled by external participants, £2,100

For organisations hosting in-house for up to 16 staff, £2,980

Who is this course for?

This course is for teachers or trainers who:

  • teach GCSE English language
  • teach functional English
  • support learners' literacy and English skills in vocational contexts

 If your organisation is interested in hosting this three-day course, either on its own (if you have already hosted the one-day introductory course) or as a four-day package with the Introduction to resilience in English learning course, you can register interest here. Courses can be run completely in house or for a number of staff with extra places filled by external participants.  

Training aim

This module will deepen and extend ideas introduced in module 1 - Introduction to resilience in English learning.

The focus is on developing coaching skills as a tool to transform learners' attitudes and approaches to English, helping them to develop growth mindsets and resilience - with a wider impact on other learning.

Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training


You will be able to:
  • raise your own self awareness and recognise your impact on learners' attitudes and behaviour.
  • develop coaching techniques - including active listening, questioning, reflecting and summarising
  • use these techniques to engage and support English learners, enabling them to develop personal agency and a willingness to undertake challenging English tasks. 

Length of the course

Three full days, ideally spread over several weeks, with access to further materials online.

Entry Requirements

You should be teaching, managing or supporting English.

You must have completed the one-day Introduction to resilience in English learning course prior to commencing this module. 

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830