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An introduction to learning mentoring for support staff in the primary school

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
Course Tutors
Kate Stockdale
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Target Audience
Pastoral Staff / Teaching Assistants
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
PSHE, Citizenship and Healthy Schools / Support Staff
Event Description
This course offers an introduction to learning mentoring and would benefit anyone new to the role or considering becoming a learning mentor. A mentor plays a key role in helping a child to achieve their full potential academically, socially and emotionally. Schools that have successfully implemented the skills of learning mentors have seen the positive impact on pupil self-esteem, behaviour and attendance which in turn can help raise attainment and close the gap for PPG and disadvantaged pupils.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending the course, participants will:


  • gain an understanding of what a learning mentor is and the key responsibilities of the role

  • learn about the skills and personal qualities needed to be an effective learning mentor

  • be aware of the learning mentor process

  • understand impact learning mentoring can have on pupils and how progress can be monitored and impact measured

Additional Information
Start Date
Friday 11 October 2019
End Date
Friday 11 October 2019
Closing Date
Thursday 10 October 2019
09:00 - 12:00
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