Lesson Category: Summary

Resilience

Summary Congratulations! You have completed this course and shown how to incorporate important mentoring principles when supporting a vulnerable young person who lacks resilience. The causes of this trait are often complex and it is becoming increasingly common. However, following these simple mentoring principles will help you to support mentees like Zach that you may …

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Teaching and Learning

Summary Congratulations! You have made it to the end of this course that focussed on teaching and learning. You may now have a slightly different perspective on how mentors can support educational outcomes without crossing the line and moving into a formal teaching or coaching role. Learning theory and pedagogy isn’t just relevant to professionals …

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Addiction

Summary Congratulations! You have been a real help to Jess, Shaz and Indi and each of their families are eternally grateful. By reaching the end of this course you have demonstrated how mentors can play a pivotal role in avoiding and recovering from addictive behaviours.  You have seen how a seemingly safe activity of social …

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Physical Activity

Summary Congratulations! You’ve made it to the end of the course and established a solid foundation for your ongoing mentoring work with Zoe. At no point have you and Zoe sat in a formal mentoring meeting but she has certainly benefited from your mentoring approach, which is an important skill for all successful line managers. …

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Learner Engagement

Summary Congratulations! You have reached the end of this course and guided Evelyn to really successful outcomes. You have helped her to turn a challenge into a real opportunity. At the start of this journey Evelyn was a competent technician but not an effective leader. Using an organisation-wide mentoring approach, Evelyn has exploited her connected …

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Reflection

Summary Congratulations! You have successfully introduced a mentoring programme within your organisation. You started out with the raw materials needed to become an effective mentor but your courage, curiosity and compassion have led to a cultural shift within your workplace where mentoring is embraced and reflective practice is embedded. John Dewey famously said that we …

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Planning

Summary Congratulations! You have reached the end of this course and provided an accurate commentary and critique of the different mentoring approaches used by Geoff and, more recently, Mel. Whilst reviewing this case study you have seen how an experienced mentor can adapt his practice to incorporate new learning from one his mentees. You have …

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Leadership (Storytelling)

Summary Congratulations! You have confronted your fear of public speaking and confronted an earlier time in your life when you failed to honour your values and beliefs. By stepping forward to support your neighbours you have developed a new set of skills that will help you both professionally and personally. The Public Narrative Framework has …

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Instruction and Feedback

Summary Congratulations! You have successfully reached the end of this course that focussed on instructions and feedback. Hopefully, the course has demonstrated how mentors can provide effective instructions and feedback as well as creating the conditions for sustained development beyond the scope of formal mentoring relationships. A key feature of mentoring is that it is …

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Sleep

Summary Congratulations! You have made a real difference to the personal and professional wellbeing of your policing unit. Sleep is becoming increasingly more important as a tool to measure and improve overall health and wellbeing. Sleep and relaxation are often overlooked by public services and other organisations as useful factors to help improve individual and …

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