Leaders, or future leaders, in the humanitarian sector are benefiting from mentoring conversations with individuals from another organisation, yet with similar specialisms. Across organisational matching, in relevant thematic areas, creates more dialogue and powerful shared learning for both mentees and mentors. In 2023, 300 participants have joined AOMP from 17 organisations and 66 countries.
During 2022, the WWF global mentoring programme saw an increasing number of staff joining the programme from Africa, Asia and South/Middle America. 60% of mentees and nearly 30% of mentors came from the Global South. Regardless of location, mentees say that mentoring assisted them with work-related challenges, built skills on the job and made them more confident. Mentors were motivated by the programme and found it developed their leadership skills.
We are a one-stop shop for all aspects of setting up and running your mentoring programme. From developing the rationale, through influencing stakeholders, to communications and publicity. Plus briefing and matching of the participants, whilst offering support, especially through the early stages. We even take care of the day-to-day running of your programme, with evaluation to inform future programmes.
Organised by Youth Business International, this is the 9th International Days of Mentoring event held virtually across three days. This year’s mentoring days are open to more than 50 countries and held in English and Russian with simultaneous translation. Focussing on mentoring in entrepreneurship, each day features a mentoring masterclass from mentoring experts Bob Garvey, Auriel Majumdar and Lis Merrick.
WWF has seen significant year-on-year increases in participation of its global mentoring programme. Since its inception in 2018, WWF’s programme has had over 600 participants (350 Mentees, 270 Mentors). Mentoring Ambassadors are responsible for a significant contribution to that growth. Continue reading
Join three more of our free lunchtime webinars in June 2021 to discuss: How to design a mentoring programme, what to include in mentoring training and how to educate your internal coaches or line manager coaches. The webinars are just 30 minutes long, get straight to the point and will have time for questions and discussion. Perfect timing for anyone launching a programme in the Autumn of 2021! Continue reading
Mentoring programme design during a pandemic is no different to how you would normally develop and design a programme. However, there are certain tweaks you need to make to ensure the programme flexes to some of the constraints and challenges of this Covid-19 time. Here are our top tips of what to be aware of when designing a mentoring programme currently.
Mentoring and coaching are complex interactions between people and any evaluation needs to, not only look at outcomes, but also the process that led to the outcomes. Enter realist evaluation!
Evaluation is an essential part of any mentoring or coaching scheme. Why? Because, how can you improve the scheme without feedback? Continue reading
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