Events JCU Partner Workshop: Coaching Skills to Empower Students

JCU Events

Wed, 23 Sep 2020

JCU Partner Workshop: Coaching Skills to Empower Students

When: 23 September 2020, 4pm -- 6pm
Location:Online at Blackboard Collaborate

Coaching Skills to Empower Students

(Available to first 25 confirmed attendees. This workshop is only available to contracted partners of James Cook University, Singapore)


  • Understanding the nature of what motivation is
  • Listening for the level of motivation present
  • A model to explain the importance of understanding HOW we learn is key
  • Being an ‘Agent’ of student learning and change
  • Introducing a Coaching Model
  • The essential skills of coaching
  • Identifying obstacles that Partners encounter in interviewing
  • Focus group discussions on alternative ways to approach obstacles as a result of Workshop learning


4:00 pm GMT+8 (Singapore)

Speaker Profile

dr. geoff mcnulty

Dr. Geoff McNulty

Senior Lecturer, Education (Guidance & Counselling)

Geoff McNulty is Senior Lecturer Education (Guidance and Counselling) and Program Manager for the Master of Guidance and Counselling Course at the Singapore campus of James Cook University. This is his second time at the University in Singapore. Occupying the same role for a three year period before, he then took some time out for his own professional development, going back to clinical practice as a Supervisor of Counsellors/Psychotherapists in the UK, before returning back to Singapore two years ago.

He is a Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Supervisor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.