• Duration
    5 days: 18 September - 22 September
  • Location
    East Melbourne
  • Mode
    Face to face
  • Cost
    Fully subsidised

Deepen your understanding of the instructional coaching process and practices and elevate your skills with internationally acclaimed educational leader Jim Knight.

The Academy and Growth Coaching International proudly brings back to Australia this highly anticipated 5-day event with the renowned Jim Knight. Don't miss this opportunity for new and experienced coaches, hosted by Growth Coaching International and the Academy.

Participants in this exciting program will unpack how instructional coaching can empower educators, mentors, and leaders to develop a comprehensive understanding of the coaching process and practices.

Learn how to cultivate essential communication skills for healthy or purposeful conversations, deepen engagement in the classroom, and effectively utilise coaching tools and resources.

By participating in this 5-day intensive program, you will:

  • learn how to establish instructional coaching in your school as a proven foundation for success
  • develop a deep and complete understanding of the instructional coaching process and practices
  • develop your communication skills to support purposeful conversations and deepen classroom engagement


Designed for school teams of two, the Academy invites schools to register one principal class member and a teacher leader for this event.

Fully subsidised by the Victorian Department of Education for Victorian government school participants. For more information, visit Fees and financial support.

Jim Knight

Dr Jim Knight, Senior Partner of the Instructional Coaching Group (ICG) and a research associate at the University of Kansas Centre for Research on Learning, is renowned for his expertise in instructional coaching. He has authored several influential books on the subject, including "Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction" and "Better Conversations." With extensive experience in professional learning, Jim Knight brings a wealth of knowledge to empower educators and promote instructional excellence.

Last updated 02 August 2023