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Developing peer-to-peer mentoring
Learn how to use peer mentoring effectively and what peer-to-peer sessions might look like, to create a supportive professional culture in your school.
Benefits of peer-to-peer mentoring
Peer-to-peer mentoring supports staff wellbeing by developing trust among colleagues. A DfE report on staff wellbeing found that peer support networks – and, in a wider sense, good working relationships – help build a workplace culture where staff enjoy:
- A sense of community in the workplace
- Sharing ideas and practices
- An inclusive and friendly approach to work
- Time to interact informally with colleagues
Address issues and solve problems
Built in support for wellbeing is one of the 7 recommendations made by the DfE’s expert advisory group on staff wellbeing. Mentoring can help you build peer-to-peer support and foster a staff
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