Mentor ing in Education International Language School Group International Teacher Training  & Development College
Some provocative    introductory questions <ul><li>What is Mentoring ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Mentoring necessary in the Sch...
What is Mentoring ? <ul><li>A definition that comes from Greek Mythology :  the  Mentor  is a fully trusted Helper </li></...
Is Mentoring necessary in the School of the 21st Century ? <ul><li>YES since </li></ul><ul><li>15 – 30  per cent of all St...
Who can become a M entor? <ul><li>Anyone who meets the original definition ,  i .  e .  anyone who is a fully trusted Help...
Who can become a M entor? (2) <ul><li>Anyone who meets the original definition ,  i .  e .  anyone who is a fully trusted ...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(1)  Men...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(2)  The...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(3)  The...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(4)  The...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(5)  Men...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(6)  The...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(7)  In ...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(8)  Men...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(9)  The...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(10)  Me...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(11)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(12)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(13)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(14)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(15)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(16)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(17)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(18)  A ...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(19)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(20)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(21)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(22)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(23)  Th...
Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES   if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(24)  Me...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(1)  The Mentoring process takes the Mentee from tunnel vision to insigh...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(2)  The  ‘AHA’  experiences shape the development of both the Mentee an...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(3)  It is very important to reach and then keep the coherency between t...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(4)  Mentoring may bring a number of ethical problems to the surface.  <...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(5)  Who ‘owns’ the ‘material’ that is produced in the Mentoring process...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(6)  The high level of trust that is present in the Mentoring process wi...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(7)  Mentoring may bring about the development of  ‘double-loop learning...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(8)  In the Mentoring process the Mentor and the Mentee have to aim at u...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(9)  Mentoring may give a new definition to failure. We can see ‘failure...
Some further thoughts  a bout  mentor ing <ul><li>(10)  The qualification the Mentor is very important. There is one thing...
What has been left out of this   Introduction ? <ul><li>Needs analysis  – client-mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping the sor...
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  1. 1. Mentor ing in Education International Language School Group International Teacher Training & Development College
  2. 2. Some provocative introductory questions <ul><li>What is Mentoring ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Mentoring necessary in the School of the 21st Century? </li></ul><ul><li>Who can become a Mentor ? </li></ul><ul><li>Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Mentoring ? <ul><li>A definition that comes from Greek Mythology : the Mentor is a fully trusted Helper </li></ul><ul><li>Background information : Odysseus entrusted the baby Telemachus and his whole household to Mentor when he joined the coalition against Troy </li></ul>
  4. 4. Is Mentoring necessary in the School of the 21st Century ? <ul><li>YES since </li></ul><ul><li>15 – 30 per cent of all Students show signs of LD </li></ul><ul><li>25 – 30 per cent of all Students leave the Elementary Education as functional illiterates </li></ul><ul><li>a growing number of Students have a handicap of some sort </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who can become a M entor? <ul><li>Anyone who meets the original definition , i . e . anyone who is a fully trusted Helper </li></ul><ul><li>If we slightly modify the original definition , anyone who is fully trusted by the Baby , and who can effectively help the Baby </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who can become a M entor? (2) <ul><li>Anyone who meets the original definition , i . e . anyone who is a fully trusted Helper </li></ul><ul><li>If we slightly modify the original definition , anyone who is fully trusted by the Student , and who can effectively help the Student </li></ul>
  7. 7. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Mentoring is not teaching. Rather, it is a helping process that makes room for some otherwise blocked learning . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(2) The Mentor is a learning and developing being . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(3) The Mentor has a very clear picture of his own development . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(4) The Mentor is deeply concerned but he does not create dependency . </li></ul>
  11. 11. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(5) Mentoring always has a clear aim . </li></ul>
  12. 12. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(6) The precondition of successful Mentoring is a warm, welcoming, accepting environment . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(7) In Mentoring we only step backwards to gain momentum, and jump longer forward as a result . </li></ul>
  14. 14. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(8) Mentoring is not an analysis. Rather, it is a catalysed synthesis . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(9) The Mentor will profit from the process by giving and there is no guarantee for a return. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(10) Mentoring can only be effective in an atmosphere of mutual trust. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(11) The Mentor – Mentee relationship is based on a very clear contract. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(12) The Mentor – Mentee relationship starts with a voluntary and autonomous decision on both sides . </li></ul>
  19. 19. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(13) The Mentor must know the limits of the mentoring process, as well as his own limits . </li></ul>
  20. 20. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(14) The professional basis of the mentoring process is a successful self-mentoring . </li></ul>
  21. 21. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(15) The ‘All-rounder’ or ‘Jack of all trades’ Mentor is only a fiction . </li></ul>
  22. 22. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(16) The Mentoring process may bring about both positive and negative results . </li></ul>
  23. 23. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(17) The Mentoring process may bring differences in opinion and friction to the surface in critical issues. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(18) A synergic group can act as a very highly effective Mentor. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(19) The Mentor does not want to replace the family or friends. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(20) The Mentor must not meddle into topics the family or a friend are actively working on. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(21) The Mentor has to be aware of his attractions as well as his repulses, and has to be able to handle them. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(22) The Mentor gives his active attention, rather than merely his time. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(23) The Mentor does not give advice. </li></ul><ul><li>The Mentor could only give very troubled advice since he is part not only of the problems, but also of the solution to the problems. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Can a Teacher play the role of a Mentor ? <ul><li>YES if he honours some important principles </li></ul><ul><li>(24) Mentors should find or create a forum where they can exchange ideas in the form of case studies. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(1) The Mentoring process takes the Mentee from tunnel vision to insight. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(2) The ‘AHA’ experiences shape the development of both the Mentee and and the Mentor. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(3) It is very important to reach and then keep the coherency between the knowledge about people and their problems, and our own experiences about people and their problems. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(4) Mentoring may bring a number of ethical problems to the surface. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(5) Who ‘owns’ the ‘material’ that is produced in the Mentoring process? </li></ul>
  36. 36. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(6) The high level of trust that is present in the Mentoring process will allow topics that are generally pushed down or silenced. </li></ul>
  37. 37. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(7) Mentoring may bring about the development of ‘double-loop learning’ . It is the sort of learning that not only helps the solution of existing problems, but it also helps avoiding similar problems in the future by studying the causes of those problems. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(8) In the Mentoring process the Mentor and the Mentee have to aim at using equal time in the long run. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(9) Mentoring may give a new definition to failure. We can see ‘failure’ as a postponed success. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Some further thoughts a bout mentor ing <ul><li>(10) The qualification the Mentor is very important. There is one thing that is even more important and it is the quality of the Mentoring process. </li></ul>
  41. 41. What has been left out of this Introduction ? <ul><li>Needs analysis – client-mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping the sorts of problems the potential Mentor can handle </li></ul><ul><li>10 wishes of psychological origin as the basis of motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Sympathy + empathy vs sympathy </li></ul><ul><li>Deficiency analysis : what was missing that caused the problem </li></ul>
  42. 42. Thank you for your attention .
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