Tagged: Mentoring

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How to develop empathy | Mentoring under Construction

When it comes to developing mentoring competence, there are a lot of (micro-)skills like listening or asking questions that are easy to train and acquire. Other abilities are more complex in nature and take more time, effort and consistency to develop. Empathy is one of them. In our Mentoring under Construction MeetUP on empathy we explored, how we understand empathy in the context of mentoring and how we can develop empathy. Read more

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Core tasks of a mentor in European Solidarity Corps activities | Mentoring under Construction

What are the core tasks of a mentor? – The Mentoring and Coaching under Research (2023) pointed out a lack of clarity when it comes to the job profile of a mentor. This blog post summarises the various perspectives of this research: mentoring approaches of publications and inquiries with practitioners in the field. Read more

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Mentoring and Coaching under Research | Insights

Mentoring and Coaching under Research (MCUR)explores the current mentoring and coaching practices within the European Solidarity Corps programme. The research provides insights into the current concepts, practices, challenges and needs concerning mentoring in Volunteering projects and coaching in Solidarity projects. Read more

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Accelerate! Mentoring under Construction 2022

Mentoring under Construction is a community for practitioners interesting in improving the quality of mentoring within the European Solidarity Corps programme. It is a process to build and develop this community. After a long period of online activities, the growth of Mentoring under Construction accelerated in 2022, it gained speed in identifying, adapting and implementing good mentoring practices. Read more

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Moving on! Mentoring under Construction | 2021

Mentoring under Construction is a community for mentoring practitioners within the European Solidarity Corps programme. Mentoring under Construction aims at identifying, adapting and implementing good practices on mentoring within the European Solidarity Corps programme. It is also a process to build and develop this community. After launching in 2020, the community moved on with it’s activities online. Read more

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Learn to be a Mentor. Resources for Mentoring Volunteers

Mentoring is playing a key role in the support structure of volunteer opportunities organised within the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) Programme. “Learn to be a Mentor” provides a collection of resources for mentoring volunteers. This includes approaches, methods, tools and recommendations for mentors working with volunteers. Read more