Mentoring the Mentor: Insights from school based educators

A School of Education Seminar presented on October 19th, 2016 by Dr Elisabeth Betlem and Dr Marguerite Jones

This seminar presents the first year of a school-university partnership between teacher educators from the School of Education, and school-based educators. The Inverell Public School Principal and three Assistant principals along with Inverell High School’s MC teacher and the Year 12 coordinator will present their experiences and outcomes of being involved in the ‘Mentoring the Mentor’ professional learning model. They will share their understanding of working with each other and their mentees using participatory action research, and the subsequent development of their knowledge, skills and identity as mentors.