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If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

How can we help you?

For mentors:
How can I mentor someone effectively?

For mentees:
What do I need to do to make the most of mentoring?

For managers:
How can I strengthen mentoring in my team?

For leaders:
How can I set up a robust mentoring programme in my organisation?

Professional development:
What are the competencies of a good mentor?

Online training:
How can I get training in mentoring?

Welcome to Mentoring Matters, a community of learners who seek to support the development of robust mentoring initiatives that enable sustainable development in intercultural contexts.

Mentoring is one of the most effective staff development tools. It is personal, relevant, relational and flexible. Mentoring is especially beneficial in multicultural organisations where investing in the professional development
of every staff member – regardless of age, gender, race or language –
is of the utmost importance.

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I am very pleased to have a mentor who sometimes observes me at work, helps me see my mistakes and gives me valuable suggestions for how I can improve in my consulting skills. Having a knowledgeable mentor by my side motivates me and pushes me to do better and better each day.


Acting as a mentor is a very rewarding experience. Every time I mentor someone, I learn new things from them. I also find motivation and satisfaction in being a mentor because I know that passing on my skills and experience to others will leave a legacy in my organisation and beyond.


A good mentor is a great gift. During my first term on the field I experienced what it is like to take up a new assignment in a remote, cross-cultural work situation without a mentor. It was stressful, difficult and discouraging. Recently, I have had the privilege to be mentored by experienced people who believedContinue reading “Eszter”


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