Study suggests that teens prefer adult mentors to peer mentors

Kendal, S., Keeley, P., & Callery, P. (2011). Young people’s preferences for emotional well-being support in high school – a focus group study. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 24, 245-253.

Summarized by Laura Yoviene.

Problem: The promotion of … Read the rest

New research tests impact of mentoring on school dropouts

Candil, D. M., & Gaza, M. (2017). A pilot Study of the impact of the Peraj mentoring program on school dropout risk of Mexican children. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(3), 315-332.DOI: 10.1002/jcop.21849

Summarized by Jelle de Graaf


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National Mentoring Day in the UK is October 27!

nationalmentoringday2-orgWritten by Jessica Cunningham, B.A. Lab Manager, Center of Evidence-Based Mentoring

National Mentoring Day in the United Kingdom is on October 27th and was founded by business mentor Chelsey Baker to help raise awareness of the benefits of both being … Read the rest

The golden years glow: Older adults draw more positivity from prosocial behavior


Bjälkebring, P., Västfjäll, D., Dickert, S., & Slovic, P. (2016). Greater emotional gain from giving in older adults: Age-related positivity bias in charitable giving. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1-8. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00846.




Summarized by Justin Preston

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European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring

Announcement: New Website for the European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring

european logo evidence-based mentoringThe European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring, launched in March of 2016 during the European Mentoring Summit, has now created a website! Representing a consortium of five higher education institutions in the Netherlands, the Center “seeks to advance the production, … Read the rest

More than just shared interests: New study highlights the importance of engaged listening for mentor-mentee connection

rope-1469244_1280Larsson, M., Pettersson, C., Skoog, T., & Eriksson, C. (2016). Enabling relationship formation,development, and closure in a one-year female mentoring program at a non-governmental organization: A mixed methods study. BMC Public Health, 16, 1-14. Doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2850-2

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Introducing the Chronicle’s New Editorial Board Member: Nico W. Van Yperen

Nico W Van YperenWritten by Justin Preston

It is with great pleasure that we introduce the Chronicle’s newest Editorial Board member: Prof. Dr. Nico W. Van Yperen.

Dr. Van Yperen is a professor of psychology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. This … Read the rest

2016 European Summit On Mentoring: Press Release

Euro Mentor Summit 2016

Author: European Council.

The following press release was issued by the Presidency of the Council of the EU on .

Mentoring is a proven tool, not only in tackling youth unemployment, early school leaving

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How a large program in India thinks about mentee risk

Mentor Together Photo 2

Written by Justin Preston


An organization providing one-to-one mentoring support to over 1,300 at-risk and underserved Indian youth and young adults, Mentor Together has years of experience working in five cities across India and online. Their efforts are aimed … Read the rest

Big Mentoring News from Europe

IMG_5729By Jean Rhodes

Last Thursday 3/17, the first European Mentoring Summit was held in the Netherlands. Officials from the European Union as well as researchers and mentoring practitioners from over 15 countries across Europe and the UK attended and shared Read the rest