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5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
As part of the PERARES project, staff on the Programme for Students Learning with Communities (SLWC) in DIT have been formally mentored by staff at Queen’s University Belfast, with over 20 years experience fostering community-based research (CBR) projects. This paper shares both experiences of the invaluable support, insight and practical guidance emerging from this mentoring relationship, and considers early outcomes from a pilot of informal mentoring relationships in DIT between academic staff experienced in CBR and staff starting CBR projects with students for the first time.
McCann, S.:Learning From Mentoring Relationships Within and Between Higher Education Institute Staff. International Journal of Community Based Research, No. 10, May, 2012, pp. 7-9.