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Mentoring from an International Perspective : Perspectives on Mentoring - Frances K Kochan

Mentoring from an International Perspective

Perspectives on Mentoring

By: Frances K Kochan (Editor), Joseph T Pascarelli (Editor)

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Published: 5th September 2000
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This book will examine mentoring from a global perspective in an effort to discover the commonalties and differences, not only in diverse fields of practice, but across a wide range of contextual Place your subscription or standing order today! settings. Each chapter of the book will contain an overview of the program, problems encountered and solutions to them, benefits, outcomes, impact, and thoughts for reflection and consideration. The editor will examine common themes and explore their cross cultural implications. The volume is intended for those interested in the concept of mentoring in any professional setting and culture. It will provide important insights into how to create a mentoring program, strategies for overcoming problems, and methods for assessing outcomes and impact.

Introduction
Mentoring as Transformation: Initiating the Dialoguep. ix
Building Nurturing Contexts for Youth Through Mentoring
Creating Connections Across New Learning Systems in the UK's National Mentoring Pilot Projectp. 5
Building Cultures of Caring and Empowerment for Israel's At-Risk Youthp. 23
Possible Futures Envisioned by Student Mentees in Amsterdamp. 39
Developing Cultural Citizens through Australia's Young Artists Mentoring Programp. 53
Bridges and Barriers in Australia's Youth Mentoring Programsp. 73
Rebuilding Cultures for Equity and Access
Fostering Career Development for Black Academics in the New South Africap. 107
Women, Mentoring, and Opportunity in Higher Education: A South African Experiencep. 129
Creating Mentoring Networks to Foster Women's Roles in Higher Education Across Continents and Contextsp. 149
Breaking Barriers in Business: Coaching Women for Career Advancement in the United Kingdomp. 165
Reshaping Professional Cultures
In Between Worlds: The Tensions of In-Service Mentoring in Israelp. 191
Creating Cultures of Collegiality: Mentoring in Swedish Schoolsp. 211
Changing the Professional Development Landscape Through Mentoring: School/University Partnering in the United Kingdomp. 233
A Case for Leadership, Relationships, and School Change in Pakistanp. 253
Fostering Learning Communities
From Reducing Attrition to Building Learning Communities: A University Mentoring Programp. 277
International E-Mentoring for a Healthy Future: The Global Action Network Experiencep. 295
Building International Cultures of Synergy Through Online Social Networksp. 311
Shifting the Odds in the Casino of Academic Publishing Through Mentorshipp. 335
Mentoring as Personal and Transformational Growth
On the Bridge: A Cross-Cultural Mentoring Model for Higher Educationp. 361
Insights from Two Cross-Cultural Mentoring Journeysp. 379
Love, Trust, and Concern: Ingredients for Successful Mentoring Relationshipsp. 399
Conclusion
Culture, Context, and Issues of Change Related to Mentoring Programs and Relationshipsp. 417
About the Contributorsp. 429
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ISBN: 9781930608399
ISBN-10: 193060839X
Series: Perspectives on Mentoring
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.84