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Effective Mentors Toolkit
Qualification:
OCN Effective Mentors Toolkit L3 ZCAC313 
Starts:
11/03/2017 
Ends:
03/06/2017 
Weeks:
10 
Days:
Mon 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Teaching & Education 
Course Code:
COYEM1B 
 
Entry Requirements
  • Enthusiasm
  • Communication
  • Commitment
  • Discipline
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Have experience of email
  • Web-searching
  • Word processing
  • Regular access to a reliable computer and the Internet.
 
 

Effective Mentors Toolkit

Recent years have seen a growth in the recognition of the value of mentoring as a key part of the personal development process. Individuals have been found to benefit from such support, impacting not only on their educational achievement, but also on their social development and on their career prospects.


About the Course

Recent years have seen a growth in the recognition of the value of mentoring as a key part of the personal development process. Individuals have been found to benefit from such support, impacting not only on their educational achievement, but also on their social development and on their career prospects.


Introduction to the course
The Effective Mentor's Toolkit course addresses the skills and knowledge that mentors need to be effective in the mentoring role. It explores how modern technologies can enhance the role, using tools such as email and the internet to support and provide information to mentees.


Key Units

The Effective Mentor's Toolkit course has been designed to provide potential mentors with the experience and know-how they will need to:
Understand the role of the mentor
Understand the various contexts in which mentoring can take place
Provide effective support to the people they are mentoring
Use online communication tools appropriately and sensitively
Make effective use of the internet as a resource to enhance their mentoring
Be introduced to usability and accessibility issues




Entry Requirements

  • Enthusiasm
  • Communication
  • Commitment
  • Discipline
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Have experience of email
  • Web-searching
  • Word processing
  • Regular access to a reliable computer and the Internet.


Assessment

Coursework.


Tell Me More

The course involves approximately three hours of study a week over a period of 10 weeks. You may spend additional time working around the course material. Learners are fully supported by a tutor and progress by working through the course materials and completing both individual and collaborative activities.

The course is accredited with Certa (which is the new operating name for the Open College Network Yorkshire and Humber Region) with 3 credits at level 2/3.