An introduction to mentoring and coaching – allowing individuals to explore the role that they will play when working with their trainee teacher. The session also facilitates the examination of the skills required to mentor/coach effectively and should encourage individuals to start to consider their own skills and abilities.
When considering the role of the mentor you should reflect upon:
What is the different between mentoring and coaching?
Which of these roles will you fulfill?
What are the skills of the mentor / what are the skills of a coach?
Developing you own model of mentor
Understanding the needs of the process
The teaching standards - their roles
The weekly mentor meeting - structure and roles
Written piece on the role of the mentor (personal perspective)
Short video piece of the difference between coach and mentor
Action plan on skills development / PD needs
M level assessment
Core Q: What is the differences between mentoring, coaching and co-coaching and what opportunities do these provide for personal and professional development.