Indian School Al Ghubra Mentoring Programme

Indian School Al Ghubra has established a Mentoring programme. Every month programme is conducted for students of Classes 8 - 12. The session will be held during the Zero Lesson.

MISSION

To provide education to our students which will ensure their total development, instill human values in them and inspire them to become passionate learners, responsible citizens, and confident and successful individuals which will help them to maximize their potential for success.

 

 

GOALS

  • Create a safe learning environment
  • Provide a greater sense of belonging.
  • Foster respectful interaction between Teachers and Students
  • One to one interaction with the Teachers
  • Increase pride in their school
  • Focusing on the future development of the mentee
  • Create an openness to attain insight
  • To help the mentee realize his/her potential
  • Develop confidence and acquire new perspectives
  • Support each other through success and struggles
  • Increase social responsibility
  • Improve Inter and Intra relationships
  • Develop Leadership skills
  • To identify the skills and expertise for the mentee to succeed
  • To improve the Quality of life

Roles and Rules for Mentoring

Who is a Mentor?

A mentor is:
          a friend, motivator, guide, tutor, coach, teacher, listener, supporter, advisor and a role model. It's a personal development relationship in which a more experienced or knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. It's a process which always involves Communication and is relationship based. A mentor will be an adult who fills the need of a guide, leader or a role model - Wikipedia

Characteristics and Qualities of a Mentor:

  • Empathetic
  • Willing to listen
  • Patient and Flexible
  • Tolerant and respectful to each mentee
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Open minded and optimistic
  • Willingness to share skills and knowledge
  • Non judgmental
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Seek help when it is required
  • Knowledgeable
  • Friendly and committed
  • Genuine and interested
  • Accessible and practical
  • Constructively point out the mentees' mistakes

Responsibilities of a Mentor

  • Be committed to mentoring
  • Consistently meet your mentees
  • Give tips and work with your mentee when needed
  • Establish methods of Interacting with the Mentees
  • Be available when in need
  • Support their participation in Extra Curricular activities
  • Openly discuss their relevant areas of concern
  • Build confidence in mentee
  • Communicate with the School Authority/Counselor for further help
  • Mentors need a mentor as well
  • Lead the session/meetings with confidence
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Communicating hope and optimism
  • Develop mutual trust and respect
  • Always be honest

Rules

  • Do respect each other
  • Do not break confidentiality, except when appropriate
  • Do communicate well
  • Do respect mentee's traditions, customs etc.
  • Do consider each mentee as unique
  • Do listen attentively and do not interrupt
  • If unable to help a mentee, refer to the Counselor/School Authority
  • End your meeting on a positive note

Who is a Mentee?

It's a personal development relationship in which a less experienced or knowledgeable person is guided by a more experienced or knowledgeable person.

A mentee is a student/person guided and protected by a more prominent person - Wikipedia.

Characteristics and Qualities of a Mentee:

  • Willing to meet mentor
  • Responsive to mentor
  • Willing to discuss issues openly
  • Being open to accept the solutions
  • Insight about oneself
  • Accepting ones limitations and willingness to grow
  • Foster the mentoring relationship
  • Accept the challenge and be truthful
  • Maintain a positive view of yourself
  • Have faith and trust in your mentor
  • Overcome your difficulty in order to progress
  • Don't expect too much of your mentor
  • Use the session/meeting fruitfully
  • Show commitment and patience
  • Expect guidance, not a problem solver
  • Identify your goals and needs
  • Respect the other mentees
  • Be receptive to constructive feedback
  • Broaden your network
  • Last but not the least, appreciate your mentors


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