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Bufali, Maria Vittoria; Morton, Alec; Connelly, Graham – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2023
Purpose: Cross-national research on cultural differences can help understand what drives, in differing contexts, mentors' commitment to school-based mentoring programs. This comparative study aims to explore whether adult volunteers, from Scotland and Italy, experience being mentors of vulnerable youth differently. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Mentors, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
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Mellon, Conor – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2023
Purpose: Mentoring processes and relationships can prove crucial to teachers in the initial phases of the teacher education continuum. Limited research exists regarding mentoring in further education and training (FET) in Ireland. This paper attempts to address this gap, illuminating and unpacking the "mentoring stories" of five teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Novices, Adult Education
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Daly, Caroline; Glegg, Polly; Stiasny, Beth; Hardman, Mark; Taylor, Becky; Pillinger, Claire; Gandolfi, Haira – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2023
Purpose: The paper provides analysis of the use of instructional coaching (IC) as a prevalent trend supporting new teachers in the English system and aims to inform ongoing policy development and implementation. The qualitative study examines mentors' conceptualisations and enactment of the role of instructional coach and the readiness of mentors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Coaching (Performance), Role
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Parnther, Ceceilia; Collier, Daniel – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The study aimed to explore how student recipients of a full-tuition scholarship envision, define and experience mentorship and the types of relationships they have and expect from mentors. The study adds to the growing body of literature on mentorship as supplemental support for college student success. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Mentors, Scholarships, College Freshmen, Student Attitudes
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Sepulveda, Alicia; Birnbaum, Matthew – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: Coaching in higher education has become increasingly common across the United States. Our qualitative study explores the perceptions of coaches and advisors, as they consider academic coaching as a role distinct from academic advising. Design/methodology/approach: Our study adopts a qualitative research approach. Two focus groups were…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Higher Education, Academic Advising, Attitudes
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Rangel, Virginia Snodgrass; Henderson, Jerrod A.; Doan, Victoria; Greer, Rick; Manuel, Mariam – International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2022
Purpose: The purposes of this study were to describe the roles mentors enacted as part of an afterschool science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program and how those roles varied across three sites and to explain those differences. Design/methodology/approach: The authors used a comparative case study design and collected data…
Descriptors: Mentors, After School Programs, STEM Education, Role