Providing the Academy with analysis and advice on pedagogical issues including teaching, curriculum design, assessment and evaluation.
Liaising with and providing advice to the Head of Academy around issues related to teaching and learning.
Identifying and coordinating staff development needs to enhance the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, academic guidance and learner support.
Appointment of academic staff.
Advising the Head of Academy where appropriate on resources required for teaching and learning, including the Academy’s teaching and learning budget and allocation of teaching loads.
Ensuring effective communication between academic and administrative staff in the area of teaching and learning.
Management and delivery of student-focused support and administrative services that relate to all aspects of learners’ engagement with their studies, ranging from prospective learner enquiries, through to graduation.
Providing administrative support for teaching and learning activities through a range of services that support academic decision-making processes, information provision and dissemination.
Making the Learner Support Framework known to all learners and staff and encourage them to make use of it.
The Head of the Academy is also the Director of Studies and is generally responsible for the teaching & educational development of the Academy. In particular, she is responsible for:
Overseeing the preparation of Teaching and Learning related documentation for quality assurance or review purposes.
Seeking information, input and advice beyond the Committee and the Academy to facilitate decision making and initiatives on teaching and learning issues.
The management and dissemination of authoritative programme information for the CE Int’l Academy’s programme.
Providing leadership and support to staff to improve teaching effectiveness and student learning in the context of the CE Int’l Academy policy.
Leading, supporting and promoting the adoption of best practice in curriculum design, teaching and assessment.
Identifying emerging teaching and learning issues and opportunities of relevance to the Academy.
Developing and implementing the Academy’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Plan in accordance with the Academy’s Strategic planning in this area.
Encouraging, recognising and rewarding high quality teaching and learning.
Internationalisation of the Academy.
Guidance and development of staff and the management of staff-related issues.
The maintenance of the Academy’s organisational databases.
Ensuring that staff are properly inducted.
The Complaints Management in collaboration with the Director of Student Affairs.
The full alignment of the curriculum and its objectives and learning outcomes, materials and assessment processes with the EMCC and ICF Competencies Framework.
The implementation of the Academy Equality & Diversity policy for learners and staff
Being familiar with the latest developments in the coaching discipline.
Undertaking teaching (and associated coordination) in a range of settings appropriate to the CE Academy’s needs.
Supervision of students.
Undertaking reflection, review and continuous improvement of curriculum, teaching resources and teaching approaches.
Applying new ideas in the coaching discipline or profession and new ideas about teaching to teaching practice.
Developing, practising, evaluating, and communicating improved pedagogies applicable to coaching education, learning processes, and learning materials.
Having an understanding of how people learn and what practices are most effective in the context of the coaching discipline or the profession, and how these practices may be specifically related to training and standards in a particular professional context.
Applying these understandings to classroom or coaching work that
breaks new ground
can be replicated and elaborated
is documented and subject to peer review.
Contributing to activities that benefit the Academy.
Providing effective links between the Academy and the external community, including professional activities, in particular so that:
teaching is fully informed by the coaching practice;
students have opportunities to undertake community engagement;
the standing of the coaching discipline or profession is enhanced locally, nationally or internationally;
the CE Int’l Academy’s profile is enhanced locally, nationally or internationally.
The Assessment Manager works closely with the Head of the Academy to
ensure the smooth distribution and collection of assessment and
evaluation sheets and provides the Academic Board with the results of
all formative and summative assessment and evaluation tools relating
to the students and the course. The Assessment Manager is responsible for informing the Moderator on a quarterly basis with a written report of all assessments that have taken place as part of the Quality Assurance.
The E-Learning Manager is chiefly responsible for the smooth running of
the e-Coaching Blended Learning method the Academy uses and the coordination of the learning objectives with the online learning platform the Academy operates with.
Certain activities he undertakes or oversees are:
Online registration procedures for the learners
Account creation and login codes for enrolled students
Technological issues that might arise
Control and review of uploaded material relating to the courses
Administrative review of submitted assignments from the students
Updating resource section on learning platform
Fees and refunds management
Initiatives for possible scholarships from business, corporate or other enterprises
Liaison with industry for workplace placement of students to complete their learning or practice as interns or volunteers to gain further experience and coaching hours
The Director of Student Affairs conducts all actions related to the student body and caters for their educational needs.
The Director of Student Affairs works closely with the Head of the Academy in relation to the Equality and Diversity section and the Complaints Management. The Director is also responsible for the implementation of the Learner Support Framework and the Client Concierge Service.
The Director of Students Affairs is primarily responsible for:
The provision of course and class timetables information
The provision of administrative support for space management for residential classes
The administration of student complaint management processes
Informing all learners of existing policies the Academy is governed by
Implementing, reviewing and updating the Learner Support Framework
Contacting business, commerce and industry organisations relevant to the Academy’s interests and needs and develop work-based partnerships
Publicising teaching and learning achievements, initiatives and developments within the Academy and wider communities
Maintaining effective links with graduates
Ensuring teaching and learning practices are in accordance with the outlined Academy procedures
Monitoring all aspects of assessment including assessment design, compliance with assessment and evaluation processes, analysis of results, and finalisation of grades in collaboration with the Assessment Manager
Final review of and issuing qualification certificates, transcripts and certificates of attendance
Reviewing the Workshop Feedback Formsand the mid-course review (Learner Evaluation of Course & Tutor – LEC&T)
Assisting with the Curriculum and Teaching Quality Evaluation (CTQE) process
Preparing the CTQE reports with recommendations
Approval of programme revisions
Preparing for programme reviews according to ICF and EMCC specification, and respective accreditation where appropriate
Overseeing the Academy's Equality & Diversity section and ensuring the implementation of the equality and diversity policy
1 Professor (upon invitation)
1 Non-Professor (based on relevance and expertise)
Company CEO / Founder
Head of Academy
1 graduate or current student (based on motivation letter)
Moderator (external member)
Acts as the external Quality Assurance assessor reviewing proposed schedules for the completion of each programme per cohort and adherence to these
Implements specific or random checks of student performance according to level with access to the learning platform in relation to learning objectives
Remains informed on a quarterly basis through written reports of the activities and issues affecting the academic activities of the Academy
Ensures all Quality Assurance processes are adhered to through the quality reviews performed by the International Council for Open and Distance Education and the Online Learning Consortium
Acts as a liaison as regards the Quality Assurance between the Academy and the official Coaching Bodies the Academy is connected to through its accredited programmes
Suggests and tracks changes that should be or have been made during the current cohort and assesses their timely implementation and uninterrupted operation of the Academy
Reviews the Complaints Management
Works closely with the Assessment Manager and remains informed on a quarterly basis of all assessments that have taken place as part of the Quality Assurance.