Mentor Training: Assessment and Accreditation
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  Hull DTE certificate Prof. certificate in mentor training
  In order to obtain the "Hull DTE certificate of mentor training" you will need to complete a portfolio which will include:

In order to obtain the "Professional certificate in mentor training" you will need to complete:

  • A patchwork portfolio (30 credits)
  • An annotated presentation (30 credits)

More on M level criteria

  C1a: Portfolio evidence M1: Portfolio Evidence (30 credits)

Unit 1

The role of the mentor.

  • Evidence you have explored the role of the mentor (and the difference between this and coaching),
  • Evidence of attendance of mentor training,
  • Evidence of attendance of mentor meetings,
  • An action plan for your as a mentor (timetable),
  • A timetable for the mentoring process.

Core Q: What is the differences between mentoring, coaching and co-coaching and what opportunities do these provide for personal and professional development.

  • Document Analysis,
  • Literature Review,
  • Review of personal practice,
  • Evidence from documentation.

Unit 2

Observation and feedback to students.

  • Evidence of observation forms, annotated with comments,
  • Evidence of feedback to students - this could be video, audio, textual etc..

Core Q: What are the elements of, and process of, good feedback?

  • Analyzed observation forms against conceptual framework(s) (e.g. Schön, Moon, Gibbs, Kolb),
  • Analysis of elements of feedback,
  • Evidence from documentation.

Unit 3

Effective target setting linked to standards.

  • Evidence of target setting,
  • Evidence of reasons for targets,
  • Evidence of annotation of students' portfolios,
    • e.g. lesson plans, medium term plans, resources etc...
  • Evidence that targets have been monitored.

Core Q: What are the elements of, and process of, good target setting?

  • Analysis of targets set against conceptual framework(s) (e.g. Schön, Moon, Gibbs, Kolb)
  • Analysis of the teaching standards and the types of potential targets,
  • Reflection of types of feedback: pedagogic, discipline (e.g. Shulman, Moon), practice,
  • Evidence from documentation.


Unit 4

Intervention and support.

  • Evidence of intervention / progress plans,
  • If appropriate evidence of "at risk" planning,
  • Evidence of action plan for progress,
  • Evidence of target monitoring and impact.

Core Q: What do models of intervention offer to the mentoring process?

  • A anlaysis of mentoring models (e.g. Schön, Moon)
  • A critically analyzed case study of practice in moving a mentee forward,
  • Evidence from documentation.


  C1b: Reflection Evidence M2: Refection Evidence (30 credits)

Presentation of your portfolio with a short reflection on the process and an action plan for your own development (a proforma will be provided).
(500 words)

Core Q: How would I present the principles of good mentoring practice to colleagues?

This 30 credit module will be assessed by:

(i) the delivery of a presentation and participation* in a dialogue based on the personal and professional learning achieved through work experience, professional development activities and/or attainment of a relevant professional qualification; (70%)
(4,000 words or equivalent)

(ii) the submission of a suitably annotated material which the student had used for the presentation (with notes which demonstrates knowledge and understanding of relevant underlying theories). (30%)
(2,000 words or equivalent)

* The use of a suitable a presentation medium can be discussed with your tutor - this could be a slide presentation but it does not have to be)

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