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Mentoring in the Lifelong Learning Sector
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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

An recommended book, highly reable and informative

Mr Martin Donnelly
TCT, Tameside College
December 17, 2012

It is an excellent book, but not right for the needs of the learners on this particular course. It has proved useful reading for those acting as mentors, but not those doing the course. I will be recommending it for those acting as mentors.

Mr Chris Briggs
Teac, South Essex College
November 2, 2012

Easy to read and find the correct information

Miss Catherine Flint
Educational Foundations , Tameside College
October 10, 2012

Easy to read and informative. I would recommend the book to moore experienced teachers who are asked to mentor student/new teachers as well as PGCE learners.

Ms Mandy Carter
services to people, Coleg Powys
August 9, 2012

Succinct introduction to key issues.

Mrs Jennie Loasby
Teacher Training, Tresham Institute
July 5, 2012

This is a really neat book which is an all round 'good read'. Lots of great examples both from education and from the world of literature compel the reader to reflect on their own educational practice. Realistic guidance is provided in terms of professional development and innovation is strongly advocated.

Mrs Sally Goldspink
Mental Health & Learning(Capital Park), Anglia Ruskin University
May 23, 2012

Again another useful read, well structured and easy to follow. Helpful for exploring the role of the mentor and what it entails.

Miss Nikki Lawrence
Teaching, Deeside College
May 20, 2012
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