This module outlines the knowledge, skills and competences the mentor requires at the initial stages of the mentoring process. It combines the need for mentors to acquire skills and knowledge in planning and preparing for the peer mentoring relationship, including preparing a suitable learning environment, and an ability to use different tools and methods to support the initial stages of the mentoring journey.
Detailed below are the learning objectives for each of the four modules. This is followed by the detailed knowledge, skills, and experience included in each module. This underpins the peer mentors professional and personal development of their practice in the context of CREUS. In addition, the sections in each module which meet the requirements of the eight key competences for lifelong learning are mapped at the end of each module The peer mentors use creative and cultural learning activities and opportunities as a vehicle to achieve this. This framework is designed to be flexible and open to be used in other peer mentoring projects.