Position paper: Mentoring in Europe: Towards and inclusive society, connecting cultures and generations

  Reprinted from Mentoring Europe The first ever mentoring event in the European Parliament is now a fact. It was a momentous occasion as European decision makers and the European mentoring field came together to take the first steps in giving mentoring the official recognition that it deserves. The event Mentoring in Europe: building a […]

Microcredentials and mentoring: How universities can boost student employability

By Ann-Louise Davidson, Reprinted from YouthREX The looming recession climate is causing concerns over skyrocketing student debt. On top of a deeply unaffordable housing market, these factors call for universities to be more relevant in terms of preparing students for employability. This is a break with the traditional mission of the universities. Economist George Fallis, […]

Mentorship, Social Justice, and Paying It Forward: A Conversation With YO Ambassador Yessica

By Kelsea Johnson, Reprinted from the International Youth Foundation Youth Opportunity Ambassador Yessica Pineda values mentorship because of the positive impact it’s had on her life. “One of the biggest challenges for me initially going into college was being a first-generation student. As much as my parents wanted to help me, there were barriers. I […]

The Best Mentorships Help Both People Grow

By David Nour, Reprinted from the Harvard Business Review Summary. A transformational mentorship is a relationship that offers something powerful to both the mentee and the mentor. As a mentee, the trick to fully engaging your mentor lies in finding the right person: someone with whom you can build a relaxed, inspiring camaraderie, driven by […]

For Native Education, Community Is the Answer

By Kameryn Point (AYPF Policy & Programs Associate), Reprinted from the American Youth Policy Forum While tribal communities and cultures vary greatly, many Indigenous youth experience significant difficulties and hardships throughout the United States. These challenges can be directly traced to the impact of colonization on tribal communities such as what Indigenous youth experienced in […]

[Webinar] Critical Youth Mentorship: A Youth Work Teach-In

Date: ​​Mon, January 31, 2022, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM EST Join MENTOR Canada and YouthREX in celebration of National Mentoring Month by attending two keynote panels and discussions regarding critical youth mentorship. In part 1 (11 AM to 12:30 PM ET), Dr. Jean Rhodes will reflect on the past and future of the mentoring […]

Start From The Beginning: How To Prepare Early On To Have A Successful Mentor Relationship

By Esther Weinberg, Reprinted from Forbes The one thing you need to know before starting any mentoring relationship is how to prepare to actually start it. You may think mentoring is simply two people chatting over coffee but it’s not. Before we talk about where to begin, let’s discuss why mentoring is one of the […]