Over the years, the project team has kept in touch with former pupils and found that some of the young people are facing a fresh set of challenges when it comes to making the leap between university and employment within their chosen profession. In this article we speak to Jamie about applying for jobs in accountancy and networking with mentors from IMN.
The knowledge, interests and connections of mentors are valuable sources of insight and opportunities. In this article, we speak to Felicity Parsons, who has been introducing her mentee to the field of architecture.
Liz Ervine, Former headteacher of Springburn Academy, talks about the impact of mentoring, how schools and headteachers can support the mentoring process, and what it is like being a mentor now that she has retired.
A group of PGDE students from the University of Strathclyde are helping to tutor S5 and S6 pupils in specialist subjects.
Experienced mentor, Hilary Murdoch, talks about her experience of mentoring. She describes her approach to mentoring young people, the challenges, and the rewards. She specifically discusses the preparatory activities required for competitive professions such as medicine.