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John Campbell is Managing Director of Growth Coaching International (GCI), a coaching and consulting practice that specialises in providing coaching and coach training services to the school education sector across Australia, and now in the UK, the Middle East and Asia.

Under John’s leadership the practice has grown to over 25 staff and associates with more than 5000 educational leaders having participated in the GCI Coaching Accreditation Program and many thousands more in shorter coaching skill development programs.

In recent years John and his team have lead a wide range of coaching projects in the education sector. Some of these include:

  • Leading large scale coach development programs for senior educational leaders through the Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership in Victoria, the Queensland Educational Leadership Institute and the Institute of Professional Learning in Western Australia
  • Hosting the national Coaching in Education Conference that attracts delegates from all over Australia and the Asia Pacific region
  • Co-hosting with the Positivity Institute, the forthcoming International Symposium for Coaching and Positive Psychology in Education

John is the author of the Team Leadership Coaching Guide, as well as the chapter, Coaching in Schools, in the forthcoming book, Coaching in Professional Contexts (Sage).

In addition he lectures in the UNSW Masters Degree in Educational Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring Module and has been a guest lecturer in the Masters in Coaching program at the University of East London.

Education, Qualifications and Memberships

  • B.A.,Dip Ed (Macquarie University,Sydney)
  • Grad Dip Ed Studies: (Past. Guidance) Aust. Catholic University.
  • M App Sc. (Organisational Communication) University of Technology, Sydney.
  • M App Sc. (Psychology of Coaching) University of Sydney.
  • Solution Focused Business Professional Certificate, University of Wisconsin.
  • Graduate, Institute of Executive Coaching, Australia
  • Member of International Coach Federation
  • Associate Member, International Positive Psychology Association
  • Member, Association for Quality Development of Solution Focused Consulting & Training
  • FAIM (Fellow, Australian Institute of Management)

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