Theories of Mentoring

Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED)


This chapter provides an overview of teacher learning theories which underpin the concept of mentoring and peer mentoring, and frameworks of mentoring and peer mentoring. It highlights the use of the mentoring/peer approach in teacher education. This chapter then describes different forms of mentoring: formal and informal with their main features, and provides an example of teacher reflective feedback.


Teacher Education Emotional Support Teaching Practice Mentor Relationship Reflective Practice 
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  1. 1.School of EducationThe University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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