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The Learning Mentor Manual

The Learning Mentor Manual

February 2010 | 112 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Are you looking for ideas, advice and guidance to make you an effective Learning Mentor? This practical book is designed to help those new to the Learning Mentor role avoid common pitfalls, and to help those with more experience to develop their skills. Written by an expert practitioner, the book includes:

  • step-by-step advice on how to be a good Learning Mentor
  • guidance on working with school management teams, teachers and parents
  • advice on how to provide effective student support
  • case studies to illustrate best practice
  • suggested strategies for monitoring and evaluating interventions
  • templates to use and adapt
  • substantial electronic resource materials available from the SAGE website to use with the book.

An inspiring read for all primary and secondary Learning Mentors and trainee Learning Mentors, this book is relevant to anyone involved with student support and pastoral care.

The Educational Context
Learning Mentors - Fitting into the Setting
Getting Ready to Mentor
Partnerships with Internal and External Agencies
Accountability and Monitoring
Keeping It Going

'A successful school in the 21st Century needs skilled teachers and support staff. This excellent book is an essential resource for the training of Learning Mentors. Written by a talented practitioner of vast experience, it provides a clear training programme for Learning Mentors' - Bushra Nasir, Headteacher, Plashet School

"Stephanie's passion for the role and her obvious depth of knowledge has produced a valuable addition to any staff library."

Paul Evans
Springwood High School, Kings Lynn, UK
Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties

Easy to read and some useful ideas to devlop as a learning mentor.

I can see that this will be useful to use with students to develop their understanding of mentoring.

Mrs Suzanne Strawford
School of Education, Newman University College
October 21, 2011

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