Leading Your Council: Facilitation and Coaching Skills

This brand new course with experienced trainer and parish councillor, Alison Sercombe, will cover skills and techniques for leading your council. This course is aimed at Chairs, Vice-Chairs, Mayors, and Deputy Mayors, as well as those who aspire to be a Chair, and any councillors or clerks who are interested in learning coaching and facilitiation skills with a focus on parish and town councils.

The course will cover topics such as:

  • Leading People:
    • Getting to know your team (council)
    • What happens when relationships break down?
  • Leading Meetings:
    • Planning beforehand
    • Techniques to use during the meeting
    • Debrief after the meeting
    • Dealing with problematic behaviour

The course will run from 9:30am for a 10:00 start and end at 1:00pm. Refreshments will be provided, so please let us know of any dietary requirements when booking. 

Event Details

Event Date & Time

Thursday 9th of January 2025 @ 09:30:00 AM


Beckley Village Hall, Woodperry Road, Oxford OX3 9UZ

Price per Delegate

Member Council: £60.00 + VAT
Non-Member Council: £120.00 + VAT

Please note: Booking will be available until Thursday 2nd of January 2025, or until all places have been filled

Event Booking

Online booking is only available to OALC members

If you are not a member of OALC but would like to join a training course please email - info@oalc.org.uk with the course that you are interested in and the name of your parish council.