Mentoring

European Network for Disadvantaged Adults

17 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

Mentoring is a form of effective informal training to improve the employability of people without direct access to traditional training. Mentoring is an instructional strategy, a form of teaching where tutor is teaching alongside the students, encouraging them to learn from mentor's own working examples.…

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mENTERing

17 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The mENTERing project is a 24 month initiative co-funded by the European Commission, under the Directorate-General for Education and Culture that aims to better equip VET trainers in the business sector who are interested to learn how to mentor entrepreneurs. This will be achieved through…

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TYNET 50+

17 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The objective of TYNET 50+ is to promote intergenerational learning through sharing European expertise on methodologies, in order to support young women living abroad, and 50+ women who have family abroad, to develop mentoring relationships primarily for supporting ICT development. Promoting this inter-generational and European…

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John Turner – Learning 2.0gether Participant

16 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

Learning 2.0gether was a Lifelong Learning Project funded by the European Commission which aimed to both increase skills and encourage inter-generational learning! Alongside Voluntary Action Sheffield and partners in Italy and Spain, we developed training for young people who had been long-term unemployed, helping them…

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Mind the Gap Career Circle – The Sheffield College

16 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

In 2015, Inova and The Sheffield College ran a set a Career Circles with female Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) students as part of an Erasmus Plus funded project called 'Mind the GAP'. The project was aimed at promoting STEM studies to young women…

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Be a Mentor in the Workplace

15 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

Be a Mentor in the Workplace is a project which promotes the development of mentoring skills. The project tackles this from the perspective of work based lifelong learning, of both mentors and mentees, envisaging a strong impact in the enterprises and SMEs, regarding the productivity…

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Mentee

15 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

MENTEE - Mentoring, Networking and Training for European Entrepreneurs was an EU co-funded project under the Erasmus + Programme of the European Commission, setting out to do exactly this. During the project a tested mentoring model developed by the successful EU co-funded project fe:male under…

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Claire Warburton – EMPOWER Project Participant

18 July 2017    By Carolyn Usher

Claire took part in our EMPOWER project, as a support worker from Buzz Sheffield. As part of the project, Claire was a participant in the first pilot of our Empowering Others Training programme, an 8 week course funded by the European Commission, to help those…

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