The huge cuts to Australian journalism over the past decade have decimated mentoring in the industry. This is not easy to see with the naked eye but it has a huge impact on what gets produced.
One criticism of traditional mentoring is that it teaches people how to succeed by playing by existing rules, thus reinforcing the status quo. But mentoring can also be a force for change.
She believed and advocated that Africa needs to find solutions to its own problems and worked tirelessly to build biomedical engineering capacity across the continent.
She believed that writing is an act of speaking the truth, an act of courage, that must serve the people and not those in power.
She was the glue that bound younger artists together, helping them navigate the volatile terrain of the music industry.
The realities of the job market mean most PhD students no longer work alongside people whose professional paths they will follow. Universities must do more to support non-academic mentorships.
Mentoring can help build the confidence of young scholars in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing the likelihood of brain drain.
Study presents a model that can be scaled to improve learning outcomes and transition rates for young people living in urban informal settlements.
MeToo has brought tremendous attention to the issue of sexual violence, and a Calgary-based male-only education and mentorship program is responding.
Sponsorship, whereby a mentor in a powerful role advocates for a mentee, is what’s needed for women to advance in coaching.
Women are drastically under-represented in the science, technology, engineering and maths fields.
Many Canadian teachers worry about how to incorporate Indigenous content into the classroom. For one sociology professor, finding Indigenous mentorship was richly rewarding.
There are many inspiring female computer scientists in and from Africa. They have the power to inspire young women who might think that computer science is ‘only for men’.
Mentoring programs can be enormously valuable for students, both in terms of their academic performance and their professional development.