Online Training in Mentoring

Dr Michael Jemphrey & Eszter Ernst-Kurdi, Introduction to Mentoring Course Leaders, SIL Do mentoring relationships actually work?  Typically, three out of ten relationships do succeed. But if you train the mentors, then this number rises to six out of ten, and if you train both mentors and mentees, the success rate increases dramatically to nineContinue reading “Online Training in Mentoring”

Control your inner thoughts and become a more effective mentor

Stacey Wyse, Director for Coaching and Mentoring, SIL Global HR I am a practical learner. I strive to put into practice what I am learning. By doing so I seek to solidify my new skills and increase my effectiveness. During a Team Coaching Course, there was a module about Coaching Conversations, where the coach’s inner dialogueContinue reading “Control your inner thoughts and become a more effective mentor”

What kind of a mentor do you need?

Eszter Ernst-Kurdi, Training Coordinator, SIL Francophone Africa In 2017 I conducted small-scale research with the participation of 41 students coming from 17 African countries; all involved in language development work with different organisations.  Two of the questions I asked in focus group discussions were: What kind of support do you need the most in yourContinue reading “What kind of a mentor do you need?”