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Mentoring and peer coaching

Mentoring and peer coaching

The purpose of mentoring
Support, guidance and advice to teachers to enable them to enhance their teaching skills
Identifying developmental needs and interests
Identifying strengths and weaknesses
Action planning
Observing lessons and arranging peer observations
Reviewing progress
Coaching, for example, on aspects of teaching practice
Advantages of mentoring programmes
Opportunities to enhance feedback skills, methods and delivery techniques and approaches
Opportunities to increase level of insight into issues teachers face
How to hold review meetings