MENTORING: A SIMPLE SOLUTION

Over-simplifying in mentoring programmes is a risky business, especially in evaluation, warns guest columnist, Bob Garvey. The ‘realist evaluation’ approach accesses mentoring’s many layers   Within organisations, there are many competing demands on managers –...

MENTORING: POWER TO THE PEERS

How can we maximise the value of peer mentoring? Lis Merrick reports   Mentoring comes in all shapes and sizes these days, but one under-used approach in organisations is peer mentoring, whereas in the education sector, peer mentoring is used widely. In my view,...

MENTORING: A RECIPE FOR DISASTER

Lis Merrick explores how to design a mentoring programme for the front line in the humanitarian sector This is the fastest mentoring intervention I have ever turned around, but one that has given me some of the greatest satisfaction in my mentoring career. So what was...