Learning at Work The Role of Mentoring at Work
Purpose of this presentation <ul><li>To confirm the importance of the employer in the three way partnership. </li></ul><ul...
  <ul><li>Consider your own education/ training:  </li></ul><ul><li>How has the teacher changed? </li></ul><ul><li>How has...
Why is learning changing? <ul><li>Life is faster/ more distraction </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration is different/ learners ...
Learning at work is a three way partnership
Learning at Work Teacher Didactic  Teacher Centred Learner Teacher as facilitator  Learner Centred Dependant Independent  ...
Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No  involvement Mentor
Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No  involvement Mentor
Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No  involvement Mentor
Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No  involvement Mentor Every...
Advantages of work place <ul><li>Experience the reality of work </li></ul><ul><li>Apply knowledge and skills </li></ul><ul...
Formalising the arrangement
A Learning Agreement Learner Employer Trainer
A Learning Agreement <ul><li>I will: </li></ul><ul><li>Act in a responsible and  </li></ul><ul><li>professional manner </l...
A Learning Agreement <ul><li>We will: </li></ul><ul><li>Provide  safe working  </li></ul><ul><li>conditions and systems.  ...
A Learning Agreement <ul><li>We will: </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the placement meets </li></ul><ul><li>the needs of the lear...
Role of the Mentor <ul><li>What do you see as the benefits of a mentor to: </li></ul><ul><li>The learner </li></ul><ul><li...
What is the difference? <ul><li>Consider, the following and define what makes the difference between the roles: </li></ul>...
Skills required by the Supervisor <ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>What are the skills that you will require </li></ul...
Issues about mentoring <ul><li>Is it a line manager? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it someone in the learner’s team? </li></ul><ul>...
Assessment A learner’s work is stored in a working portfolio known as their Portfolio of Evidence.
Portfolio of Evidence <ul><li>A method of  gathering evidence  of work experience or practice.  </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence...
Portfolio of Evidence <ul><li>Evidence could include:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observation Records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
How can you help? Show  Interest in learner Sign diaries/ work records Provide information/ data for projects Discuss, giv...
Summary <ul><li>Learning at work needs a structured approach between learner/ employer and training provider </li></ul><ul...
The Future Complete a Training Needs Analysis and identify where support can be given to you to make you more effective as...
Individual Support Understanding Apprenticeships Understanding  Learners Assessing Learners Role of the Mentor Effective M...
<ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>
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  • Purpose – Why are you here To confirm the importance of the three way relationship and the part each party plays To look at learning in more detail To explore the role of the supervisor To explain the way forward
  • Set into two groups to brain storm some ideas
  • Learning at Work is the three way relationship It is not as successful if there are only two parties involved. The learner is at the centre
  • Bring in a copy of the Learning Agreement from an Audit file
  • Mentor Briefing Ppt

    1. 1. Learning at Work The Role of Mentoring at Work
    2. 2. Purpose of this presentation <ul><li>To confirm the importance of the employer in the three way partnership. </li></ul><ul><li>To explore the role of the workplace supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>To identify the benefits and skills of mentoring in the work place </li></ul><ul><li>To agree an Individual Training Plan for each supervisor </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Consider your own education/ training: </li></ul><ul><li>How has the teacher changed? </li></ul><ul><li>How has the student changed? </li></ul>How has learning changed? Write down 5 statements for each bullet point
    4. 4. Why is learning changing? <ul><li>Life is faster/ more distraction </li></ul><ul><li>Concentration is different/ learners want an instant fix </li></ul><ul><li>There is a lot of informal learning </li></ul><ul><li>Work/ life mix </li></ul><ul><li>Information is very easy to gain – google it! </li></ul><ul><li>More pressure – more choice </li></ul><ul><li>There isn’t a job for life </li></ul>
    5. 5. Learning at work is a three way partnership
    6. 6. Learning at Work Teacher Didactic Teacher Centred Learner Teacher as facilitator Learner Centred Dependant Independent Learner No involvement Employer as Coach/ Mentor Traditional Classroom Based with work experience Work based learning with skill and knowledge development Employer
    7. 7. Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No involvement Mentor
    8. 8. Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No involvement Mentor
    9. 9. Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No involvement Mentor
    10. 10. Learning in partnership Teacher Deliverer Facilitator Directed learner Self Directed Employer No involvement Mentor Everyone is at different stages of the journey
    11. 11. Advantages of work place <ul><li>Experience the reality of work </li></ul><ul><li>Apply knowledge and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Allows repetition and consolidation of skills </li></ul><ul><li>Is an individual journey through negotiation with learner/ employer </li></ul>
    12. 12. Formalising the arrangement
    13. 13. A Learning Agreement Learner Employer Trainer
    14. 14. A Learning Agreement <ul><li>I will: </li></ul><ul><li>Act in a responsible and </li></ul><ul><li>professional manner </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out the responsibilities and </li></ul><ul><li>comply with company regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Liaise with my employer and </li></ul><ul><li>trainer regarding my learning </li></ul><ul><li>goals </li></ul>Learner Employer Trainer
    15. 15. A Learning Agreement <ul><li>We will: </li></ul><ul><li>Provide safe working </li></ul><ul><li>conditions and systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunites for skill </li></ul><ul><li>development and practice </li></ul><ul><li>Support the learner to </li></ul><ul><li>achieve their goals </li></ul><ul><li>Give feedback to learner </li></ul><ul><li>and trainer. </li></ul>Learner Employer Trainer
    16. 16. A Learning Agreement <ul><li>We will: </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the placement meets </li></ul><ul><li>the needs of the learner and </li></ul><ul><li>employer </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor opportunites for skill </li></ul><ul><li>development and practice </li></ul><ul><li>Liaise with the learner/ </li></ul><ul><li>employer regarding the </li></ul><ul><li>learning goals </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor feedback to learner </li></ul><ul><li>and trainer. </li></ul>Learner Employer Trainer
    17. 17. Role of the Mentor <ul><li>What do you see as the benefits of a mentor to: </li></ul><ul><li>The learner </li></ul><ul><li>The supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>The business </li></ul>Write down 5 statements for each bullet point
    18. 18. What is the difference? <ul><li>Consider, the following and define what makes the difference between the roles: </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor </li></ul><ul><li>Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul>
    19. 19. Skills required by the Supervisor <ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>What are the skills that you will require </li></ul><ul><li>to support a learner in the workplace? </li></ul>
    20. 20. Issues about mentoring <ul><li>Is it a line manager? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it someone in the learner’s team? </li></ul><ul><li>How is it formally recognised by the company? </li></ul>
    21. 21. Assessment A learner’s work is stored in a working portfolio known as their Portfolio of Evidence.
    22. 22. Portfolio of Evidence <ul><li>A method of gathering evidence of work experience or practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence can be assessed against qualification criteria and standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be accredited with similar recognition as other formal qualifications. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used as a learning tool to develop skills and knowledge through “learning by doing” </li></ul>
    23. 23. Portfolio of Evidence <ul><li>Evidence could include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observation Records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Witness Testimonies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artefacts (photos/video/products) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Histories and Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects/ Assignments </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. How can you help? Show Interest in learner Sign diaries/ work records Provide information/ data for projects Discuss, give comments on project work Provide constructive feedback on performance Encourage learner to reflect on performance Make valued judgements against standards Assess learner’s competency Where do you sit in the following diagram?
    25. 25. Summary <ul><li>Learning at work needs a structured approach between learner/ employer and training provider </li></ul><ul><li>A portfolio of evidence is a way of gathering evidence of work </li></ul><ul><li>The employer can help the learner to achieve their learning goals </li></ul>
    26. 26. The Future Complete a Training Needs Analysis and identify where support can be given to you to make you more effective as a mentor
    27. 27. Individual Support Understanding Apprenticeships Understanding Learners Assessing Learners Role of the Mentor Effective Mentoring A choice of modules will be selected and agreed for one-to-one support
    28. 28. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>

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