Training mentors - Scenario - initial meeting: page 2 of 2
Jay: Well, I've got a background in Media Studies but I really like teaching ESOL. I'm qualified in that area and ready to improve. Have you been in teaching for long?
Guide: Jay opens up nicely and gives Ayesha an opportunity to exchange information in the area of professional life.
Remember that it is vital for that first meeting to be successful.
Guide: Some areas you may want to explore include:
- the mentee's academic interests and their expectations
- the mentee's career goals and how they hope to achieve them
- any initial fears or stress about their role
- achieving a balance between professional and personal life-time management
- conflict resolution.
Select the knowledge link for more information.
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