EMCC Global Provider Summit

15-19th November 2021


EMCC Global Provider Summit

15-19th November 2021


Ruairí Ó Ceilleachair

Ruairí Ó Ceilleachair - EDelia Group: Embedding a Coaching culture in Organisations-Case study of MTU's Journey to ISMCP Accreditation

Session on 17 November 2021 16:00 UTC - View on timetable


EDelia Group is a coach training and education consultancy providing accredited coach development services to individuals and organisations across the private and public sector in Ireland and the UK. EDelia Group has been engaged by the Teaching and Learning Unit and the Student Engagement Office at Munster Technological University (MTU)  in the Republic of Ireland to grow the mentoring and coaching capacity of staff and students with a view to cultivating a coaching culture throughout the organisation and recently gained  EMCC ISMCP accreditation at Bronze level. MTU is the first third level institution in Europe to achieve this award.

Ruairí Kelleher is EDelia Groups Lead Consultant in this project. Ruairí is a Senior Practitioner Coach with EMCC and has 38 years of experience in the Education sector as teacher, principal, coach, mentor, coach educator, mentor trainer, course facilitator and EMCC accredited course provider.

This webinar is an attempt to

  1. share our experience so far
  2. Learn of other people’s experience of doing similar work
  • Leverage the wisdom in the webinar group to inform our work

Session contact details:

Phone:+353 87 2860358



Senior Practitioner Ruairí Kelleher is the owner and Director of EDelia Group which engages primarily with educational organisations at primary, secondary and tertiary level.

EDelia Group have been very successful in promoting coaching and mentoring programmes in schools and colleges throughout Ireland and have recently begun to engage with organisations in the U.K. EDelia Group is a Global Provider of EMCC accredited coach education programmes and is the largest provider of coach education training programmes to educators in Ireland.

Ruairí has been coaching for over 30 years and is an EMCC accredited coach at Senior Practitioner Level, accredited GTCI Team Coach, accredited EQi 2.0 and EQi 360 practitioner, accredited Strengths Profiler Coach, accredited JESS Resilience Coach, accredited Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument Facilitator and accredited Gazing Red2Blue Performance Coach.

Ruairí spent eight years developing, delivering and assessing the mentoring syllabus with the Irish National Induction Programme for Teachers, now known as ‘Droichead’ and was also on the steering committee of the Teaching Council of Ireland for three years.
He designed and delivers the mentoring modules on the Masters in Teaching and Learning at CIT Cork.

He helped formulate the coaching strategy plan for the National Governing Body of Basketball Ireland as well as coaching the Senior Men’s National Team for 5 years.

B.Sc. H.Dip Ed. M.Ed. P.G.E.L.M. AC EMCC Sen Pract Coach