The Brightside Trust has published a report outlining the benefits of online mentoring: The power of online mentoring. The report shows that students who attend their online mentoring programme are three(!) times more likely to access Higher Education. Find out more here: https://brightside.org.uk/our-impact/2020-year-of-impact/ – and here: https://brightside.org.uk/news/behind-the-headlines-what-our-heat-data-is-telling-us/
A nice, short explanation as to why mentoring matters: ‘Informal and formal mentoring networks are important components that contribute to personal and career growth. Mentoring has a direct impact on personal life choices and career advancement. If leaders of tomorrow are to be created we need leaders of today to lend a hand in all […]
New research by the HEA looked into peer-led learning – and highlights that students who take part in peer-led learning session experience reduced anxiety associated with transition into higher education. They have also a greater sense of belonging and improved academic confidence – something we also experience with our peer mentoring sessions. There are also […]
A lovely video illustrating the importance of peer mentor support shown to us today by two of the mentors. Side note: The video fits lovely with all the heartwarming Christmas ads we see now on telly exploiting our emotions.
Today, we discussed an article which explores the effect of peer mentoring. A copy of the article – Effect of Peer Mentoring on Types of Peer Mentor Support, Program Satisfaction and Graduate Student Stress: A Dyadic Perspective by Elisa J. Grant-Vallone and Ellen A. Ensher – can be found here. Key points mentors took from the article were […]