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Mentoring a Student Teacher

Qualification / Course Information

Minimum Duration:

5 Saturdays / Block Sessions / 25 Contact Hours

Minimum Credits:

15 SACE PD points upon successful completion


Contact Learning


Musgrave (Durban), Centurion (Pretoria) & Waterfall (Midrand)


As a mentor, a teacher’s job is to share the knowledge, experience and passion for teaching.

The course introduces mentor teachers to important mentoring concepts and practices; offers expert advice on how to inspire and motivate student teachers; discuss ways to confidently guide and assist student teachers with lesson planning and preparation; discuss how to model and encourage the development of appropriate professional and interpersonal behaviour and explain the assessment process and the various documents used by the Teaching Practice Department.


  • Unit 1: The qualities of teachers and mentors

  • Unit 2: The mentoring process

  • Unit 3: Strategies for successful mentoring

  • Unit 4: Reflective practice, feedback and evaluation

  • Unit 5: Leaving a legacy: My mentoring philosophy

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