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A mentoring mindset (Meddylfryd mentora)
A mentoring mindset (Meddylfryd mentora)

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Week 2: Growing with your mentee – mentoring as a continuum


In Week 1 you were introduced to the principles of effective mentoring. This week focuses on how mentoring may develop and change as both you and your mentee gain experience and confidence. In the first part, the main factors in this continuum will be discussed, and then the focus will move to theories of mentoring and how these apply to practice. The week will end with a consideration of how research can support your mentoring practice.

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Activity Learning actions Time
Activity 1 Support or challenge? Review table of scenarios and consider how you would react. 20 mins
Activity 2 Symbiotic relationships Watch a video, reflect on your own experience. 30 mins
Activity 3 Supporting reflection in different situations Reacting to scenarios. 20 mins
Activity 4 Theories into practice Reacting to scenarios. 10 mins
Activity 5 Professional learning Using Lofthouse’s model to think about professional learning. 20 mins