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Michelle De Highden

Australian Insitute Of Sport
Australia

Michelle De Highden is passionate about facilitating coach development at the high performance level. She is currently the High Performance Coach Development Senior Lead at the Australian Institute of Sport, has coached at the developmental and world championship level, and was previously Gymnastics Australia’s Elite Coach Manager.

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Sessions

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Topics: Developing the Women in Coaching Support Network
    Open to all in-person participants. Pre-registration is required.

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

    In-person session
    11:00am - 1:00pm
    High Performance

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

    visibility & voice

    Do you want to dive deeper into this topic? Are you interested in an area and need a space to explore that with other participants?

    This session will allow you and other participants to discuss, collaborate, wrestle with ideas, and develop or grow your understanding of an issue within this topic. We will provide a facilitator where we can, a subject expert, and space to create an informal social learning environment that enables focused conversations that deepen your understanding of identified topics and generate ideas for action.

    Staying true to the context of physical activity - some sessions may take you offsite, where our excellent Tātaki Auckland Unlimited will guide you, volunteers, through Tamaki Makaurau Auckland and make the most of our beautiful city.

    Rooms and spaces will be advertised via the Conference App during the week. Make sure to download the app to your device, so you know where this session will be meeting.

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Next Generation of Female Coaches
    Collaborate, workshop ideas and create an action plan that will contribute to increasing the number of women in coaching at all levels.

     In the last eight years, ICCE has expanded its network and worked with key organisations globally to improve women's opportunities and experiences in coaching. You will have the chance to glean from these experiences to prepare the next generation of high-performance coaches.

    Session Title: Developing the next generation of women high performance coaches

    Hybrid session
    8:00am - 8:45am
    High Performance

     In the last eight years, ICCE has expanded its network and worked with key organisations globally to improve women's opportunities and experiences in coaching. You will have the chance to glean from these experiences to prepare the next generation of high-performance coaches.

    Session Title: Developing the next generation of women high performance coaches

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

     In the last eight years, ICCE has expanded its network and worked with key organisations globally to improve women's opportunities and experiences in coaching. You will have the chance to glean from these experiences to prepare the next generation of high-performance coaches.

    Session Title: Developing the next generation of women high performance coaches

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Empowering Women Coaches in Gymnastics
    Learn about Gymnastics Australia’s accelerated coaching Programme for women coaches.

    This talk will share the experiences of 10 coaches and provide insight and reflection on how to improve the experience of women working in coaching and empower the female voice.

    Session Title: Developing NextGEN Female Coaches in Australia

    Virtual session
    High Performance

    This talk will share the experiences of 10 coaches and provide insight and reflection on how to improve the experience of women working in coaching and empower the female voice.

    Session Title: Developing NextGEN Female Coaches in Australia

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    This talk will share the experiences of 10 coaches and provide insight and reflection on how to improve the experience of women working in coaching and empower the female voice.

    Session Title: Developing NextGEN Female Coaches in Australia

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment

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