Questioning - Questioning and process stages: page 1 of 1
Guide: At the beginning of the mentor/mentee relationship the mentor may have to set the agenda and organise meetings.
As time goes by, the mentee should be encouraged to determine the agenda for meetings and determine the pace of the meeting.
Guide: In the Beginning and Developmental phases the mentor should not be too vigorous or too critical with questioning. However, as you move towards the Confirmation and Ending phases it is likely that questioning will become more vigorous and instigate critical dialogue.
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