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Building Professional Excellence

A Transformational Coaching Cohort  For Student Safeguarding, Support & Guidance Professionals

June 8 - 9, 2024
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Register by May 31, 2024


This comprehensive workshop invites Student Safeguarding, Support and Guidance Professionals to explore powerful frameworks for self-reflection and collaborative practice. Through interactive sessions, you'll gain insights into your role and develop strategies to maximize your impact on student well-being.

By the end of this workshop, you'll be equipped with:

  • Enhanced self-awareness and a deeper understanding of your role.

  • A personalized system for maximizing efficiency and student impact.

  • Actionable strategies for implementing change and fostering student growth.

  • Advanced skills for effective student mentoring.


June 8 - 9, 2024

8.30 am - 3.30 pm (Saturday)

9.00 am - 2.00 pm (Sunday)

Chiang Mai Marriott Hotel 

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Target Audience

 - School Counselors 

 - Mentors

 - Learning Coaches

 - Inclusion Specialists

 - Boarding Supervisors

 - Designated Safeguarding Leads

Workshop Fee


Baht 18,500 per participant​

Group of 3 or more

Baht 16,000 per participant




To register 6 participants  or more email

Topics Covered

8.30 am - 3.30 pm

Day 1: Foundations for Effective Support

  • Harness the power of reflection: Utilize frameworks like The Onion Model, Karpman Triangle, and The Ladder of Inference to gain a deeper understanding of your personal and pedagogical roles.

  • Shift to systems thinking: Explore the interconnectedness of student needs and the school environment, fostering a holistic approach to well-being.

  • Build a strong support network: Share experiences with fellow professionals, fostering a collaborative and reflective team.

Agenda - Day 2

9.00am - 2.00pm

Day 2: Transforming Reflection into Action

Day 2 builds upon the self-awareness you cultivate on Day 1. You'll:

  • Craft your personal system of efficiency: Leveraging Day 1's reflections, you'll design a personalized approach to maximize your impact on student well-being and streamline your workflow.

  • Develop a concrete action plan: Equip yourself with a clear roadmap to implement your new system and optimize your student support efforts. You'll leave with actionable steps you can take back to your school.

  • Master the art of mentoring: Learn and practice essential skills for fostering student potential through individual meetings. Gain the confidence to guide students towards their unique goals.

  • Participants will be actively engaged in the learning process.

  • The facilitator will serve as a coach and guide throughout their learning   journey.  She will work alongside participants and help them explore new concepts and apply new strategies in a supportive and collaborative setting.

  • Differentiation strategies will be used to group participants based on the nature of their job and experience.  

  • To sustain learning and support implementation, an online Padlet based learning and networking community will be created to address and share queries and ideas. 

Workshop Facilitator

Sonthaya (Sandy) Chutisacha, MSc. Counseling Psychology, has been involved in the field of education since 2005.


She has worked as an educator, school counselor, professional development coordinator, and most recently as a learning and instructional coach.

Sandy is a founding partner at Knowledge Source Institute (, an organization that coordinates professional development workshops.


In 2018, she launched KSI Academy (, a lab school aimed at promoting best practices in teaching and school administration. She is currently leading this initiative as a learning and instructional coach.
Workshop Feedback

A few reflections from past workshops

"Our facilitator is an excellent presenter and her delivery methods are easy to connect."

"It was excellent, the journey  of reflection was a great experience. I have gained a lot of ideas from the workshop, also from my peers. I totally agree that it's a starting and jumping point to go further for a life-long journey.  Thank you very much."

"Very engaging and relevant.  Sandy connects on a very human level and makes the topics very relatable. Taking away great ideas from this workshop. "


Who is this session tailored for, beginners or professionals with more experience?

The personalised nature of this workshop makes this applicable for both groups.  If you are new at your job, this will give you a solid foundation.  If you have years of experience under your belt, this session will give you the space to reflect and update. 

If I cannot make it to the workshop, will you offer a refund?

Given the logistics involved, we will not be able to offer a refund, but you can transfer your registration to somebody else. 

Do you offer Continuing Education Credits?


Will I get a certificate of participation?


Please make sure you read our Terms & Conditions before applying.

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