Short Learning Programme
Mentoring and Coaching
Mentoring and coaching appear in a range of different guises including mentoring, peer mentor, coaching and mentoring strategies. (The term ‘mentoring’ also features in relation to adults mentoring young. effective mentoring and coaching approaches in turn encourages a collaborative learning culture in organisations. For schools, this is particularly important, as it may alleviate some of the sense of professional isolation (identified in the literature).
Participants will be able to use, integrate and practically apply the knowledge base of key terms, principles and theories and master the application of research methods, techniques and technologies appropriate in the field of mentoring and coaching, including the advantages of mentoring, education and training-related legislation applicable to mentoring, role players involved and documentation in the mentoring process, the mentoring relationship, assessing development needs and reviewing development plans to analyse case studies and/or undertake research and write up a research report and/or compiling and reviewing development plans. They will learn to effectively select and apply central procedures, operations and techniques, understand and use the central methods of enquiry and research, and communicate findings and own ideas and opinions in well-structured arguments using academic discourse appropriate to the field of mentoring and coaching. They will gain knowledge on the use of information retrieval skills such as identification, critical analyses, synthesis and independent evaluation of quantitative and/or qualitative data to undertake a study of the literature and current research in the field of mentoring and coaching.
24 Months supervisory experience
Learning assumed to be in place:
National Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF Level 4 qualification.
Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria:
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To pass the programme, a minimum pass rate of 50% needs to be achieved in an 3 hour open book examination.
Method of assessment:
Attendants will have to write a 3 hour open book examination (summative assessment) after attending the course. The elements stated in 2.4 above will form the basis of this assessment.
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Mode of delivery:
Facilitators, Educators, Trainers, Lecturers, Teachers, ETD-Practitioners, Supervisors, Managers, professionals, trade workers and others involved in mentoring-related activities.