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I am delighted to announce that this week CIAO’s new CEO Anna Maddox takes up the reins of leading and managing our work. Anna joins us from the National Childbirth Trust where she was Head of Partnerships. This step marks … Continue reading
Are you coaching people who are socially excluded? Show us where you are and share what you know? In 2010 a small group of people who used coaching to help others enhance both their lives and work got together to … Continue reading
We’re excited to announce a new role of Chief Executive Officer to help us build on all that everyone in CIAO and our Founder and Managing Director, Clare McGregor, have put in place since 2010. Clare herself will step down … Continue reading
A major international funder, the Oak Foundation, has asked CIAO to explore the impact of our coaching after reading Coaching Behind Bars. We’re delighted they’ve given a grant that will help us do this and to spread the word about … Continue reading
It’s been nearly seven years since we first asked people to join us to design a coaching approach for prisoners and, whilst we’ve coached over 800 clients inside and out, we want to coach far more. We said “This will … Continue reading
Liz Cross (our Chair) and Jane Cromblehome (a trustee) have both been shortlisted in the Not-for-Profit/Public Service category of the national Non-Executive Director Awards by professors from Cranfield University and Henley University for the different boards they chair. It’s fabulous recognition of the great people CIAO … Continue reading
CIAO has been offering coaching as part of the Trafford Early Help partnership since 2016 to help some of Trafford’s most at risk families. This means working with 53 young people aged 13+ and their families, particularly those displaying anti-social … Continue reading
We’re thrilled to announce that our founder, Clare McGregor, attended the 2016 Women of the Year lunch as a ‘2016 Woman of Achievement’ yesterday to celebrate extraordinary and inspirational women alongside Sandi Toksvig, President of Women of the Year, and the Prime Minister. … Continue reading
BBC Radio Wales tackles the topic of how Welsh women prisoners find themselves locked up in English prisons, as there are no women’s prisons in Wales. CIAO works with many Welsh women in HMP Styal and Clare, our MD, reflects … Continue reading