Critical examination of mentoring practice related to professional growth of teachers at all levels.
This paper is intended to provide you with a structured opportunity to critically reflect on and develop your understandings of mentoring through engagement with your practice and the literature.
|Paper title||Mentoring Teachers|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,098.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,352.87|
- 54 300-level EDUC or EDUX points
- EDUX 462
- (i) Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Dean of the College of Education. (ii) May not be credited with EDUX433 passed in 2011 or 2012.
- For teachers or other professionals who are in or will be in a mentoring role.
- Teaching staff
- Dr Helen Trevethan, Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley
- Paper Structure
- The paper is centred around four online discussions focused on definitions of mentoring, mentoring relationships, promoting growth through mentoring and developing a mentoring culture. Discussions run for three weeks and have readings associated with them.
- Teaching Arrangements
- This is an online distance learning paper.
- Cameron, M. (2009). Lessons from beginning teachers: Challenges for school leaders. Wellington: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Critically examine ways of interpreting and enacting mentoring
- Critically evaluate their practice as mentors
- Synthesise their increased understanding of mentoring research and their experiences to create a set of guidelines for mentors