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The Association for Coaching® (AC) is a leading independent, and not-for-profit professional body dedicated to promoting best practice and raising the awareness and standards of coaching, worldwide.

Our purpose is to inspire and champion coaching excellence, to advance the coaching profession and make a sustainable difference to individuals, organizations and society 

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Coaching Perspectives the Association for Coaching’s International magazine

Coaching Perspectives is the AC’s flagship global publication and a key benefit of membership. Published quarterly, the magazine delivers informative and thought-provoking content, global in reach and mindset. We are proud to feature leading coaches and thought leaders among our contributors. The magazine offers practical guidance, new ideas, research, interviews, and features on a wide diversity of activities, organisations and ventures pertinent to coaching and leadership. Previous issues.


The latest issue focuses on coaching teams and systems. As coaches we are required to think and work holistically, systemically and with an understanding of the power and impact of networks.

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AC International focus on Turkey Sir John Whitmore (1937 - 2017)

AC members in Turkey have started a new programme in the Izmir region – Career Coaching for University Students. They will also be running 6 workshops and 3 mini-summits in the future, with the first one, ‘Story Telling in Coaching’ taking place on 4th November.

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John was a pioneer, a visionary and to us a legend. He was a proud AC Global Ambassador; to us he was far more than a figurehead or a picture on a website, he was a pioneer, a visionary and to us a legend.

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    Latest from the AC

    View the latest press releases and articles relevant to coaching and the coaching profession from the Association for Coaching.


    Latest Press Articles: The AC is delighted to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website and member platform. A member-driven, informative area for interaction and collaboration.

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    Digital Learning

    Our regular webinar series feature presentations and interactive sessions with experts from the coaching field. Our series vary in topic but cover a broad range of components and specialities.

    New series:  Coaching Skills: Art & Mastery with Aboodi Shabi (2nd, 16th, 30th October and 13th November 2017).

    The Future of Coaching: Vision. Leadership. Responsibility with Hetty Einzig (24th October, 14th November, 5th and 19th December 2017)

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    AC Store

    The AC Store offers a compelling line of books focusing on the coaching industry, best practice and professional tools for development as well as videos and podcasts.  We encourage both members and non-members alike to benefit from the range of learning on offer.


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