Innovation in Language Learning

Edition 17

Accepted Abstracts

Tranforming Teachers with Coaching and Neuroscience

Rachel Marie Paling, Efficient Language Coaching Global SLU (Spain)


NeuroLanguage Coaching® incorporates the latest findings in neuroscience as well as principles and tools from coaching into the traditional process of language teaching with practical steps to facilitate learning. Through neuroscience we know that every brain is unique, so neurolanguage coaching® is tailor-made learning to clients´ needs, without books, but with clear and structured targets to achieve in defined periods of time. This method and approach potentially creates the perfect learning conditions for the brain leading to faster, more efficient, sustainable and cost-effective results. It is essential as an educator to fully understand how the brain is impacted and affected while learning and for us to engage and empower our learner to their full potential. When we create brain friendly interactive conversations, in a non-directive style, provoking brain connections whenever possible, then we come into a perfect learning state. NL Coaching is new and unique, going one step beyond “language coaching” adding the practical application of “neuroscientific principles”. Delegates would be introduced to the 7 underlying principles of neuroscience pervasive in NL coaching, highlighted in the book Neurolanguage Coaching – Brain friendly Language Learning. Delegates will understand also how coaching principles greatly influence how we act and react as educators and will be provoked into reflecting on own behaviours and practices to really make them more learner focused and develop a more learner centric process.

Keywords: coaching, neuroscience, brain friendly,  tranformation.


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