Mentoring: A Strategy to Support Novice Early Childhood Educators

Laura K. Doan
2016 Journal of Childhood Studies  
The mentoring needs of novice early childhood educators are identified within the British Columbian context, where graduates do not receive formal mentoring. Following a description of the problem, a literature review is provided on the following themes: how mentoring facilitates a culture of learning; characteristics of successful mentors; and the mentoring process. Examples are drawn from mentoring programs in New Zealand and Worcester, England. Leadership implications are discussed with an
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doi:10.18357/jcs.v38i2.15447 fatcat:f3eosfoegngpboju4273jegfay