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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Integrating Nature into your Coaching Practice with Margaret Walsh

Skills Development: Motivational Coaching: An Added Dimension with Lesley Matile 6th June 2018


New series: “Enrich your Coaching Practice with the Grid.” With Dr. Magdalena Bak-Maier. This series of 4 webinars will introduce you to the Grid and how you can get things done in greater balance and joy. At a time when stress and overwork plague so many, you will have a tool and process for helping clients avoid burnout and still be superheroes.

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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 the business of coaching, and encourages those involved in the industry to ensure they continually improve performance, deliver customer satisfaction and have a viable business to run in the first place.

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Global Code of Ethics Updated General Data Protection Regulation

The Association for Coaching (AC) are delighted to share with you the updated Global Code of Ethics for Coaches, Mentors and Supervisors which has been created following consultation and feedback over the past 12 months with members across five bodies, including the AC.

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GDPR, the biggest shake up of data protection law in 20 years, comes into force on 25 May 2018 and regardless of size, will affect businesses which collect, store or use personal information. We have put together some advice on GDPR for our AC Community.

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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.

    Coming up:

    New series:  Collaborative Conversations with Masters, 'How to do your own PR like a Pro' with Robert Bownes, 1st June 2018

    New series:  "Enrich your Coaching Practice with the Grid", with Dr Magdelena Bak-Maier.  11th, 18th, 25th June and 2nd July 2018.

    "Supervision in Coaching" with Sue Congram, Julie Allan and Peter Hawkins - 21st May and 4th June, 2018.


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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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