Monthly Archives: January 2017

How do we help mentees (and mentors) to manage the workload?

Adrian Fearn is the University link tutor in the Sheffield Institute of Education. He works in partnership with schools in the region to support trainees professional development whilst on school placements. This blogpost aims to develop a conversation around the … Continue reading

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How do we develop trust and confidence in mentoring relationships?

Helen Wriglesworth is course tutor on the SHOOC and a Specialist Leader of Education and School Direct Primary Lead with Delta Teaching School Alliance, part of Delta Academies Trust. The post aims to develop a conversation around the key ideas of … Continue reading

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Is there a difference between mentoring and coaching?

This discussion aims to develop a conversation around the differences and similarities of the mentoring and coaching roles. In the case study for Workbook 1 of the SHOOC we explore the distinction between mentoring as a structured sustained process for … Continue reading

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What do mentors need need to know and be able to do?

‘… good listening skills … be approachable … patience … empathy …’ On Thursday 24th November 50 or so senior mentor coordinators (SMCs) attended the regular SMC Community meeting at the Sheffield Institute of Education. Led by SHOOC tutor team … Continue reading

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