Coaching and Mentoring
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Mentoring is used more and more often to support individuals achieve their goals in many areas of life. As a mentor the course will develop your ability to establish rapport, develop listening skills and the ability to pick up and respond to issues raised by your mentee. The course is highly practical and interactive to encourage you to develop your reflection and to evaluate your mentoring practice.
Who is this course for?
This version of the course is specially adapted for use in the community and is open to all.
Learning and Teaching
The syllabus includes:
- Components of a mentoring relationship
- How rapport is established – communication skills / active listening.
- Objective measures for monitoring achievement
- Reflective techniques
- Evaluation mechanisms
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved.
The assessment for this course is a Reflective Journal.
The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.
- Clutterbuck, D. (2004) Everyone Needs a Mentor: Fostering talent in your organisation. 4th edition London: CIPD
- Miller, A., (2002) Mentoring students and young people: A handbook of effective practice London: Kogan Page.
As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on (029) 2087 0000.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.
A range of further information can be found on our web site www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.