1st Edition

Handbook for Learning Mentors in Primary and Secondary Schools

By Margaret Roberts, Dot Constable Copyright 2003
    142 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    142 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    Written with the needs of learning mentors in mind, this book outlines the school organization in which the mentor will find themselves and deals with the tasks and responsibilities they will have to consider in the completion of their daily duties.

    Topics covered include:

    *being an effective learning mentor;

    *working within school systems and structures;

    *identifying pupils at risk of underachieving;

    * suggested strategies for supporting pupils;

    * how to access appropriate training;

    *relationships with colleagues

    Intended for mentors in schools and training providers working with mentors, this handbook is a fully comprehensive guide.

    Acknowledgements, Introduction, 1. The role of the mentor in relation to learning, 2. School systems, structures and provision, 3. Barriers to learning, 4. Working with pupils and families, 5. Working with outside agencies, 6. Equal opportunities and inclusion, 7. Monitoring and evaluation, 8. The reality, 9. Training, networking and the way ahead, Bibliography, Index


    Margaret Roberts, Dot Constable