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Mentoring in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Second Edition

June 2007 | 128 pages | Learning Matters
This text has been revised and updated to take account of the variety of contexts within the Lifelong Learning Sector. It provides a source of guidance, support and training materials for those involved with mentoring within the sector and presents current theory in an accessible way, illustrated with familiar and pertinent examples. The book shows how a system of mentoring can be successfully implemented, monitored and evaluated within a college or other lifelong learning organisation and explores what the experts and theorists have to say about mentoring, to see how well this fits with the reality of day-to-day experience.

 
Introduction
 
Definitions
 
How to be a good mentor and mentee
 
Mentoring skills 1
 
Mentoring skills 2
 
Coaching and feedback
 
Mentoring yourself: the reflective mentor
 
Effective mentor = effective teacher?
 
Mentoring schemes – institutional issues

"Extremely useful for new and established teachers" - Lecturer, Wiltshire College


A useful supportive book to assist student's understanding of the mentoring role and expectations for practice and professional life.

Mrs Alison Dawn Milner
HSCFL, South Devon College
March 13, 2015

Excellent, easy to read, easy to follow covered everything that we needed to know.

Ms Lorraine Hale
Hair and Beauty, Buxton and Leek College
October 20, 2014

Ideal reading for a new optional unit.

Ms Nicky Hawkins
Education , South Devon College
October 2, 2014

I am finding this book a very helpful tool. Clear layout and clear expectations.

Miss Deborah Young
Work Ready People, hit
July 24, 2014

This book is useful for those supporting students in any setting as the principles are applicable to a range of workplace environments

Mr Andrew Southgate
Adult Nursing Department, Canterbury Christ Church University
June 4, 2014

A supportive book for trainee teachers and also those new to mentoring.

Mrs Davina Balls
Teacher Training, Great Yarmouth College
May 16, 2014

Excellent book - great introduction to Mentoring for those involved in teacher training and mentoring. Easy to read and recommend to anyone about to undertake the role of a mentor.

Mrs Alicia Hawkes
Education, Totton College
April 10, 2013

This text is applicable to any training or learning environment. The core concepts and format are user friendly and I found the book extreamly usefull.

Miss Carmel Parker
Laboratory medine, central manchester university hospitals
January 31, 2013

This is a really good and useful book for anyone looking to work with young people. I found this really useful and have recommended it to other collegues who work with young people. It give clear ideas about mentoring and is a nice read.

Miss Rebecca Easterby
Sport, travel, education & public services , Ystrad Mynach College
January 3, 2013

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