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TITLE OF THE TRAINING ACTIVITY
IN THE LANGUAGE OF TUITION
Mentoring Skills for all Kind of Mentors: practical guidelines on how to plan and lead a mentoring process and effectively communicate with your mentée (student, trainée)
TRAINING AIMED AT PARTICIPANTS RECEIVING :
A GRUNDTVIG GRANT (ADULT EDUCATION)

TYPE AND ORIGIN OF THE TRAINING:
COURSE
(training not resulting from an llp or previous socrates project)
GENERAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING
Career guidance and counselling
Education management/project management
Inclusive approaches
Pedagogy and didactics
School improvement & quality evaluation
MAIN LANGUAGE: English
LANGUAGE VERSION(S) IN WHICH MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED:
English
ADULT EDUCATION
Adult education provider
Second chance or remedial education
Adult education for disabled persons
Higher education institution offering outreach courses for adults
Organisations working with migrant groups/ethnic minorities
Centres for guidance, councelling or accreditation
Teachers (Pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs)
Teacher trainers
Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors
Headteachers/principals/managers of schools/organisations offering adult education
Non-teaching administrative staff
Members of students/teachers councils in adult education
INSTITUTION ORGANISING THE TRAINING
GLOTTA NOVA d.o.o.
Poljanska 95
1000 -
Ljubljana
Slovenia
www.glottanova.si
 
Ms Bernarda Potočnik
+386 1 5200 673
+386 1 5200 676
bernarda.p@glottanova.si
Tomaž Petkovski
+386 1 5200 670
+386 1 5200 676
tomaz@glottanova.si
FULL DESCRIPTION OF TRAINING CONTENTS
IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE TRAINING: (EN)
A questionnaire is sent to all the participants prior to the training by the organizer in order to collect their needs, expectations, background etc...
The main objectives of the programme are:

The participants are acquainted with the purpose and objectives of mentoring:
- They are able to identify roles, tasks and functions of a mentor and a menteé in a mentoring process.
- They recognize behaviour and other personal patterns that form a good mentor.
- They are able to make a mentoring plan.
- They are able to lead a mentoring meeting.
- They are able to assess and evaluate menteé's progress and success.
- They are able to evaluate a mentoring process, mentor himself/herself and his/her work.
- They learn how to create rapport with their menteé.

The participants are acquainted with and train the use of:
- methods and techniques of teaching and communicating knowledge and other skills,
- effective communication strategies,
- effective strategies for planning their work and the work of a menteé,
- strategies of planning and achievement of objectives.

The participants adopt the following principles of successful cooperation:
- Listen more, talk less.
- Support progress.
- Ask questions.
- Avoid direct advice.
- Provide confidence and verbal assistance.
- Take into consideration their own and menteé's feelings.
- Create a relaxed and honest communication and take care of a stimulating environment.
The workshop is designed as a string of interactive trainings, contextually based on the development of mentoring skills.
These methods enable the participants intensive practice of the skills related to the individual contents.
Active methods of work are being used to ensure the participation of all the participants and learning through experience: debates, group discussions, exercises, role play, individual work and pair work, team work, analysis of the examples from practice and coaching, NLP, global learning, brainstorming, 4MAT model, case studies, working with texts etc...
Feedback from the participants and the contact (e-mail, phone, skype) with the trainer after the training is encouraged and welcome.
 
PROGRAMME OF THE TRAINING ACTIVITIES (DAY BY DAY)
DAY 1
1. FOR A GOOD START
1.1 Introduction of the trainer and the participants
1.2 What do we expect and what do we want to contribute
1.3 The programme and the objectives of the training
1.4 Methods of work
1.5 The barometer of mentoring

2. MENTORING, MENTOR AND MENTEÉ
2.1 What is mentoring and what are the characteristics of a mentoring process
2.2 Types of mentoring
2.3 Characteristics, competences, functions and tasks of a mentor within a mentoring process

DAY 2
2.4 The roles of a mentor within a mentoring process
2.5 What do I/we have from mentoring: mentor, menteé, company in a mentoring process

3. MENTORING PROCESS
3.1 The aims of mentoring
3.2 Phases of a mentoring process
3.3 Mentoring plan as one of the key documents of mentoring in a company

DAY 3
3.4 Me as a mentor: Mentor competence plan
3.5 Evaluation of the mentoring process, mentor and mentée
3.6 Feedback as a motivational and (self)evaluation tool

DAY 4
4. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN A MENTORING PROCESS
4.1 Communication model NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programmeming) and fundamental communication principles in a mentoring process
4.2 Individual's sensory channels/ representational systems
4.3 Strategic communication, creating and maintaining rapport
4.4 Active listening as one of the fundamental skills for effective mentoring

DAY 5
4.5 The one who asks is the one who leads: the art of asking questions in a mentoring process and various models for raising questions effectively
4.6 Strategies for setting and achieving objectives
4.7 Coaching formula
4.8 The fundamental pillars of mentoring

5. ADULTS LEARN DIFFERENTLY
5.1 Brains and communication
5.2 Gardner's eight types of intelligence
 
TYPE OF CERTIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE AWARDED
Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
 
Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
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