From State Government Victoria: Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
"Mentoring provides a powerful opportunity to improve students’ learning outcomes through teachers learning with and from each other, making skills and experiences inter-generational. Mentoring enables teachers to reflect on their practice and to question what they do as they go about their teaching. As a means of collegial professional learning, mentoring requires careful planning and effective implementation, so that it
becomes embedded into the culture of the school supported by design, not chance. This material will enable you to deepen your thinking about what an effective mentoring relationship entails. It is designed to be used not only for the Teacher Mentor Support Program aimed at supporting beginning teachers, but also as an accessible resource for use in schools to enhance mentoring for all staff members."
From OER Africa: "This module aims at empowering school managers and teachers to develop and implement appropriate mentoring programmes. The learning guide of this module addresses three key questions as follows: What is mentoring? What are the personal and professional qualities of effective mentors? How can we managing the establishment, monitoring and evaluation of a school mentoring programme?"
Mentorship Skills and Career Guidance Learning Materials and Methodology for Face to Face Youth Blended-Learning Training Course
"Under IO3 of the project ONLINE MENTOR the partners have developed a handbook with learning materials for face to face blended-learning training course on mentorship skills and career guidance. Trainers will be able to use this handbook to implement an in-depth training where the participants can consolidate and complement the knowledge, skills and experiences already achieved during the online course.
There are a variety of learning materials in this handbook: video material, presentations, case studies, role plays, work in pairs, individual exercises, self-reflection and reflection activities, discussions and games. The duration of each module is five hours."
Guidelines for Professional Peer-Coaching
"The Guidelines for professional peer coaching is an important tool for strengthening the transition of young people to the integration on the labour market, highly contributing to their development of professional key competences, skills and employability.
The booklet introduces theoretical knowledge to define the concept of professional peer-coaching and to differentiate it from other forms of coaching and work-based learning. It also provides details related to the process of peer-coaching and its benefits on learners, as well as practical guidelines on the way students, volunteers, internship participants and young professional could share their professional experiences, concerns, ideas with colleagues and to provide them guidance, feedback and suggestions."
"MENTOR’s cornerstone publication, the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, details research-informed and practitioner-approved Standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and consequently, impactful mentoring relationships. The Fourth Edition, released in September 2015, reflects the most up-to-date research, practice, and thinking in the mentoring field.
The six evidence-based Standards are intended to be applicable across almost every type of youth mentoring program. Each Standard includes Benchmarks to ensure the safety and effectiveness of mentoring relationships, as well as Enhancements that may be promising, innovative and useful for programs. Additionally, a Program Planning and Management section offers recommendations for designing, building, and strengthening mentoring programs and services."