Coaching is a form of technical assistance.
Coaching in early childhood is typically designed to support people in using existing abilities and developing new skills.
Coaching may be used to improve existing practices, develop new skills, and promote continuous self-assessment and learning.
The five components of the coaching process include:
Effective coaching conversations result in the following actions by the person being coached:
Source: National Child Care Information Center
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(Note: these frameworks were each developed for specific projects or purposes)