Resources: Mentoring

9 resources found for "Mentoring"
Becoming a Teacher Educator: guidelines for induction 2nd edition
The first edition of these guidelines was published in 2007. Since that date it has been used to support the induction of new teacher educators in the UK and beyond. This new edition has been revised in four main ways. Firstly, a considerable body of published international research focused on teacher educators has been produced since 2007 and the revised guidelines are informed by this work. Secondly, the new guidelines include the ‘voices’ of...
Continuum : survey : new learning professionals
ESCalate provided funding to support work with widening participation practitioners to be extended to staff managing student ambassadors and mentoring schemes. Professor John Storan, Dr Petula Peters and Kathy Wright of the University of East London led this piece of commissioned work that aimed to explore the extent of support and recognition for practitioners and identify the learning and training needs of a particular group of support staff....
CPD (Continuing Professional Development) needs of mentors in post-compulsory ITT (Initial Teacher Training)
This ESCalate Developing Pedagogy and Practice grant was awarded to Ewan Ingleby of the University of Teesside in 2009. This project explored the CPD needs of mentors in Post-Compulsory Initial Teacher Training. The primary research was based on questionnaire and semi-structured interview data. The findings complemented recent Ofsted inspection findings of Post-Compulsory ITT providers. The research developed the themes identified by Ingleby and...
ESCalate slides from UCET conference, 7-8 November 2008, in Birmingham
Dr Julie Anderson and Dr Fiona Hyland gave a talk at UCET, 7-8 November 2008, in Birmingham, sharing recent ESCalate resources on student learning including peer support schemes, internationalisation and e-learning. The presentation slides are available as a PowerPoint file
Finding a graduate voice: A story of students who have been involved as mentors in their HE courses and the wider workplace
In this article, Mary Wild describes how students on Early Years Foundation Degree courses at Oxford Brookes University mentored undergraduate students, developing their skills of team working and leadership. The challenge was to find a way of developing leadership skills. EYPS students were set the task of acting as mentors to undergraduates on their placements. Mentors undertook a critical reflection assignment to become more aware of what...
ISSOTL 2010 Conference
Julie Anderson of ESCalate presented a paper "A Classroom of anxious students" at the ISSOTL conference 2010, "Global Theories and Local Practices: Institutional, Disciplinary and Cultural Variations" 19-22 October 2010, in Liverpool. In the current climate where we may be increasingly time poor, are there nevertheless more interventions the concerned lecturer could adopt to lessen student anxiety and further support effective learning?...
New models of Teacher Education: Collaborative paired placements
In this Discussion in Education Series publication we review two approaches to paired school placements in secondary teacher education adopted by University College Plymouth, St Mark and St John (UCP Marjon) and the University of Bristol, Graduate School of Education (GSoE). Both of these approaches arose from our involvement in projects initiated by the Teacher Development Agency (TDA) and its predecessor, the Teacher Training Agency (TTA)
Professional development needs of teacher educators in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and school-based mentors in schools
A report on a research study commissioned by the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) and carried out by ESCalate at the University of Cumbria. The study presents an up to date analysis of the current development needs of teacher educators in Higher Education Institutions and school-based mentors. In this small-scale research study, commissioned by the Training and Development Agency for schools (TDA), the current and future...
Research on student mentoring schemes
This is a presentation detailing an ESCalate research project undertaken by Ginny Saich of the University of Stirling into first year mentoring of education students in UK Higher Education. Research on student mentoring schemes by Ginny Saich of the University of Stirling, details the outcomes of an ESCalate research project as presented at the BERA Conference, September 2008. The paper looked at First year mentoring of education students in UK...