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Elizabeth Lapon; Leslie Buddington – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2024
Purpose: The transition to college presents significant challenges for many students as they navigate new academic and social experiences. In the USA, 30% of first-year students drop out before their second year. Research indicates that mentoring programs help students achieve social integration and likely have a positive effect on their…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Mentors, Peer Groups, Student Adjustment
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Becky Wai-Ling Packard; Beronda L. Montgomery; Joi-Lynn Mondisa – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2024
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of multiple campus teams as they engaged in the assessment of their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) mentoring ecosystems within a peer assessment dialogue exercise. Design/methodology/approach: This project utilized a qualitative multicase study method…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Mentors, Peer Evaluation, College Faculty
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McFarlane, Julie – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2023
Purpose: This paper explores the impact of a coach training programme in a UK higher education institution (UKHEI). This paper evaluates the use of coach training to equip undergraduate students with the skills needed to set goals and navigate stressors in personal and professional life. Design/methodology/approach: An interpretivist research…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Training, Undergraduate Students, Intervention
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Njenga, Moses – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2023
Purpose: In line with the expansion of Kenya's vocational education sector, the Government of Kenya has recruited additional technical, vocational education and training (TVET) teachers. It is expected that existing TVET teachers will mentor the new teachers. However, teacher mentorship practices in Kenya's TVET sector are under researched, and it…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Mentors, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
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Sablo Sutton, Soraya; Cuéllar, Carolina; González, María Paz; Espinosa, María Jesús – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the conditions and challenges that facilitate teacher professional learning through the implementation of pedagogical mentoring (PM) within the Chilean school context. Design/methodology/approach: This study employed a qualitative methods approach, utilizing an instrumental case study. As the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Mentors, Elementary School Teachers
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Lofthouse, Rachel M.; Rose, Anthea; Whiteside, Ruth – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The research demonstrates the role of activity systems based in Cultural Historical Activity Theory as a means of analysing characteristics and efficacy of specific provisions of coaching in education. Design/methodology/approach: Three examples of coaching in education were selected, involving 51 schools in England. The three examples…
Descriptors: Social Psychology, Social Theories, Cultural Context, History
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Craig, Stephanie Lynn; Smith, Sean J.; Frey, Bruce B. – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper examines instructional coaching as a means to support teachers at all levels in primary and secondary schools in implementing new and innovative practices using the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as a design guide. Design/methodology/approach: This mixed-methods study compared the impact of an instructional…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Access to Education, Curriculum Implementation, Faculty Development
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Bennett, Paul Nathan – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore how teacher coaching was implemented across eight schools. Design/methodology/approach: A subjectivist epistemological position was adopted as the most appropriate for this study, and a qualitative approach to methodology, data collection and analysis was used within an evaluative multiple case…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Coaching (Performance), Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice
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Hollweck, Trista; Lofthouse, Rachel M. – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2021
Purpose: The research examines how contextual coaching (Gorrell and Hoover, 2009; Valentine, 2019) can act as a lever to build collaborative professionalism (Hargreaves and O'Connor, 2018) and lead to school improvement. Design/methodology/approach: The multi-case study (Stake, 2013) draws on two bespoke examples of contextual coaching in…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Teacher Collaboration, Coaching (Performance), Professionalism