Course Details

Mentoring Workshop for Mentors (Date: TBC)
To Be Announced. Check back later for registration.
Academic Mentoring and Coaching
Course rationale:
The purpose of Academic Mentoring is to support the professional growth of the individual who is in the early stage of their career and to promote excellence in teaching and learning, research and academic leadership.
Course aim:
This workshop aims to provide future mentors with the skills to develop and retain effective mentoring relationships.
Target group:
The mentoring programme at NUI Galway is open to all academic staff and all new academic recruits. Academic staff interested in becoming mentors should consult with their College Dean, Head of School and the HR Office to support them through the process.
A mentor is an academic who has a proven track record in research, teaching and academic leadership. All new mentors will be offered mentoring support and training prior to beginning a mentoring relationship.

  • NUI Galway Mentoring Scheme

  • Contracting the mentoring relationship

  • Mentoring methodology, managing stages of mentoring relationship

  • Ground rules and code of ethics

  • Leadership development

  • Competencies of mentors

  • Establishing rapport

  • Effective listening skills

  • Self awareness/self sabotage

  • Acting as role model, sharing expertise

  • Identifying learning opportunities for the mentee

  • Identifying mentees development goals and how to progress them

  • Supporting the mentee in integrating new knowledge through reflective practice

  • Skills of giving and receiving feedback

  • Creating a safe environment for encouraging personal and professional success

  • Accepting and valuing differences

  • Managing conflict and disputes

  • Insights into motives and behaviour

1 days
9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Organisation and Staff Development
Clutterbuck Associates
To Be Announced. Check back later for registration.