Setting up a mentoring scheme - Step 6 - using handbooks: page 1 of 1

Guide: A handbook is a useful tool for mentors and mentees to offer guidelines for the mentoring process. Mentoring is often a remote activity and the handbook can be essential when mentors and mentees in the scheme rarely meet together.

Guide: But what should your mentoring handbook contain? Should there be two handbooks, one for the mentor and one for the mentee?

Select the knowledge link to view some tips then select the interactive link to type in your own ideas.

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Guide: There are all sorts of things that can be included in a mentoring handbook. You may want to set out scheme details, objectives, roles and responsibilities. Timetables, contracts and details of staff involvement and training may all feature.

Select the knowledge link to view example contracts, guidelines and tips that could be included.

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